Front gate of Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


In Ethiopia, the DAAD offers scholarship programmes that are primarily aimed at supporting the training of future university lecturers and of academically trained specialists and managers. For managers at institutions of higher education, DAAD offers training courses through the DIES Programme.

Within the In-Country/ In-Region scholarship programme, DAAD offers scholarships for Master and PhD students at Hawassa and Addis Ababa University:

DAAD Information Point

The colleagues at the DAAD Information Point in the capital Addis Ababa can be contacted directly for information on funding and collaborations:

Mailing Address

DAAD Information Point

PO Box 32539, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Office: International Leadership Institute (near the Egyptian Embassy)

Room 504, Sedist Kilo

Office Telephone : +251118641144



Consultation Hours

Wednesdays and Thursdays: 2:00  – 4:00 pm

Fridays: 11:00am – 1:00 pm


Girma Teshome


Phone: +251 (0)924 849 748


Haftom Gebreab


Phone:  + 251 (0)942 13 44 21

Alumni of German universities in Ethiopia

In Ethiopia, there are more than 3.600 DAAD Alumni who were supported either in Germany or in Africa and who today successfully serve in the academic, business and political spheres. Many of them are ideal contacts for anyone interested in pursuing higher education studies or research in Germany. They formed an association, the Association of Ethiopians Educated in Germany (AEEG). Its chairman is Dr. Mesfin Lemma.


Berhanu Berhe

P.O. Box 20743, Code 1000, Addis Ababa

Tel.: (00251-11) 51 03 53


Further information:

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