President Office

Dr. Diriba Eticha, President of Gambella University

Message from the University President

Gambella University was established in April 2015 G.C as one of the higher learning institutions in Ethiopia and started its full operation on September 2015. Gambella University is located at Gambella town, the capital of Gambella Peoples National Regional State (GPNRS) and it is situated at about 766 km south-west of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The establishment of Gambella University in 2015 was a new chapter in the history of Gambella Peoples National Regional State. Even though Gambella University is at its sixth year, it is growing and progressing. Currently, the university is running 31 undergraduate programs and 4 post graduate programs run under the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Management, Faculty of Business and Economics, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Natural and Computational Sciences, College of Engineering and Technology, School of Law, and the collaborative School of Graduate Studies. Generally, as of 2020 G.C, Gambella University has 558 academic, and 770 administrative and supportive staffs, making a total of 1328 university staffs.

Gambella University is envisioned to become one of the recognized Academic and Research University in Ethiopia by 2030 G.C. To realize such a vision, the university need to be visible at the local, regional, continental as well a global levels in the world. For this reason, Gambella University has launched its web page this year, 2020 G.C. Thus, dear readers and users of our university’s web page, on behalf of me and Gambella University, you are highly welcome to utilize our Web page freely.

 Diriba Eticha Tujuba(PhD)

Gambella University President

Gambella, Ethiopia