Background of the college

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH) is one of the eight colleges of Jimma University. Located on the main campus, the College brings together nine disciplines, each with a strong foundation in Community Based Education (CBE), and it delivers quality courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The College was restructured in July 2014 as College of Social science and Humanities, when the College of Law and Governance has been established as a new college.   Over the last ten years, the College has graduated thousands of professionals across various programmes.

Note:Until July 2014 the college was known as “College of Social Sciences and Law”. The  school of law and the department of Governance and Development Study were under the college