Tesfaye Kelbessa Bekere
School of Graduate Studies (SGS )directorate
As School of Graduate
Studies Dean, it is my pleasure to say you welcome to visit our website.
Dawa University is one of the public universities established in 2007. The
mission of the University is to produce competent graduates’ high quality
research outputs, provide community service through education, research,
training and consultancy, technology adoption and innovation to foster economic
development of the nation. As stated in its vision statement, Dire Dawa
University aspires to be a premium choice in Ethiopia and among the top ten
Applied Science Universities in Africa by 2030.
Dire Dawa University, School of Graduate Studies was established as the
academic department in the last of ten years. In this ten-year journey, the
school of graduate studies playing its own role by graduating a large number of
students in its more than 20 programs to deploying educated man power to the
economy and development sector by considering Dire Dawa University mission,
vision, and value to take post graduate students from year to year in regular,
weekend, evening and summer programs.
days, School of Graduate Studies is an academic body that oversees all academic
activities related to graduate programs in academic chairs/departments and schools/colleges.
School of Graduate Studies would like to contribute a lot for better
achievement of the Dire Dawa University vision by making the graduate training
well integrated with research and community services. School of Graduate
Studies tries to discharge its contribution for quality and relevant education by
integrating the overall activities of graduate programs in the respective colleges/institute/departments.
It also helps graduate programs to be well organized, to have clear
accountability and better communication system. To make the graduate program
effective and pertinent, school of graduate studies is expected to observe all parameters
of quality and relevance by establishing uniform system across all
colleges/institutes of the university.