Ethiopian Institute of Technicology – Mekelle
Mekelle University is a government-funded higher institution with an international reputation for teaching and research and with collaborative understanding with national and international sister institutions. Since its establishment, it has proved to be one of the fastest growing Universities in Ethiopia. The fundamental elements of the University’s mission are teaching, research and consultancy. Thus, its ultimate goal is to pursue standards of excellence in teaching, research and community service for the betterment of the society. At present Mekele University hosts over 31,000 students in the regular, continuing education programme and summer, evening, distance education and in-service programes in both undergraduate and graduate programmes.
Mekelle University is found at the town of Mekelle in Tigray region of Northern Ethiopia , at a distance of 783 Kilometers from the Ethiopian capital. The merger the two former colleges: Mekelle Business College and Mekelle University College established the University in May 2000 by the Government of Ethiopia (Council of Ministers, Regulations No. 61/1999 of Article 3) as an autonomous higher education institution. The two colleges have their own historical developments after beginning from scratch, and have also experienced exhausting ascends and descends, with voluminous relocations from place to place.
The mission of EIT-M is pursuing excellence in academics, research and community services and contributing to the advancement of knowledge, economic growth and social welfare to national and international community.
By 2025, Mekelle University aspires to become one of the top 25 universities in Africa. Values of the university are Excellence in service delivery, dynamism, academic freedom, good governance and sensitivity to cross-cutting issues