DAAD Information Centre Addis Ababa

Panoramic view of Addis Ababa
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On November 21st, 2011 the DAAD Information Centre was founded in Addis Ababa and is one of over 57 DAAD overseas offices worldwide.

The DAAD Information Centre in Addis Ababa provides information on study and research in Germany, advises students and academicians on funding opportunities, and assists in building ties between German and Ethiopian institutions of higher education.

What We Do

  • To advice international academic exchange and establish networks
  • To provide information and counseling
  • To promote the German higher education area through
    • print and electronic publications
    • special events (alumni meetings etc.)
    • participation in higher education fairs
  • To provide organizational support to universities and
  • To award scholarships and grants.

In 2020, DAAD supported 423 Ethiopian postgraduate students, lecturers, researchers and higher education administrators to study, do research or be trained in their home country, in another African country or, primarily, in Germany. Vice versa, 63 Germans received DAAD funding for research in Ethiopia. Furthermore, the DAAD fostered 16 partnerships between Ethiopian and German institutions of higher education.


Girma Teshome

Team Leader

Aida Bahta

Program Officer

Where to find us

DAAD Information Centre Addis Ababa
Sedist Kilo
International Leadership Institute (near the Egyptian Embassy)
Block B, Room 504
PO Box: 32539
Office Telephone: +251 118641144

For enquiries you can also use our contact form.

The consultation at the DAAD Information Centre is based on best knowledge and practice and is offered in good faith. The DAAD Information Centre, however, accepts no liability for the correctness of information.

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  • DAAD Information Centre Addis Ababa

    Angola Street, International Leadership Institute (near the Egyptian Embassy) Room 504, P.O.BOX 32539 Addis Ababa Telephone: +251118641144
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