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.

Mekelle University will be acknowledged as an outstanding university of academic excellence with s community of scholars and centers for learning where individuals can develop their intellectual capability throughout their lives in an environment that promotes academic achievements and research excellence.

Mekelle University aspires to be one of the leading higher institution of teaching-learning in Ethiopia and to continually improve and consultancy services to meet the needs of the society and the country.

Mekelle University
Management Building, Main Campus
P.O.Box: 231

Tel: 00251 344 40 40 05
Fax: 00251 344 40 93 04 or 03 44 40 52 39


Girmay Tesfay
Dean, College of Dryland Agriculture & Natural Resources
Phone: 00251 344 40 90 15