Institutes of Technology: Directors Meeting in Mekelle (7.-8.11.2013)

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The Ethiopian Institute of Technology in Mekelle (EiTM) hosted the latest Directors´ meeting of the Institutes of Technology. Participants from eight Institutes met to discuss about the past and future, especially the new autonomy directive, internships, finance, and R&D areas.

Informative presentations were delivered from DAAD, GIZ, and Mekelle University Finance Department. The DAAD Information Centre Addis Ababa provided interesting news on opportunities for Ethiopian academics and students in Germany, Ethiopia, and other African countries.

The DAAD-recruited Dr. Béatrice Delpouve (Managing Director at the Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building Construction & City Development), Prof. Young Kyun Kim (Scientific Director at the Addis Ababa Institute of Technology), Mr. Munhong Yim (Managing Director at the Addis Ababa Institute of Technology) and the host Dr. Teddy Ivanitzki (Managing Director at the EiTM) attended the meeting.