School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Addis Ababa Institute of Technology, Addis Ababa University is inviting Potential PhD candidates in Electrical Power Engineering and Control Engineering for 2019/20 Academic year to apply

  1. The PhD Programs
    • The two PhD programs are four year PhD programs in ”Electrical Power Engineering” and in ”Control Engineering”.
    • The PhD programs are owned and degree is awarded by Addis Ababa University. and it is run by cooperation between Addis Ababa University, KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden), Chalmers Technology University (Sweden) and Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA). ABB, EEP and EEU are also partiners providing industry internship and acces to their facilities.
    • Each student has two supervisors; one supervisor from Addis Ababa University and one from Swedish University. Each students on average stays for six months at Swedish University and the other six months in AAU each year. Additional industry stay may be arrnaged based on the project the student is working on.
    • Students have scholarship while in Sweden and need to have sponser during their stay at Addis Ababa University.
    • The Students are expected to produce publications and high quality dissertation from their PhD work. International professional conference participation budget is available for candidates who have produced scientific papers on their research agneda during their study.
    • Research themes are already identified and listed below. Each applicant should select topic of interest and write conceptnote on the topic of choice.
  2. How, When and Where to Apply
    • Appliction document required:
      • Sc. and M.Sc. degree and transcript in Electrical Engineering (Mechanical Engineering can be considered for project No. 8)
      • Curriculume vitae
      • Sponsership letter (you can bring after being selected)
      • Conceptnote on the research topic of interest
    • Date of Application

Latest May 10th to May 25th 2019

  • Place of Application
  • Addis Ababa University Registrar
  • Send copy of your academic credentials, CV and conceptnote as Email attachment to and
    • For any additional inquiery

Write email to:

  • Selection Process
    • Selection is strictly on competative basis.
    • Short listing process through the application academic credentials, CV and conceptnote review and notification to the candidates the result up to June 1st,
    • Interview of the short listed and final desition information upto Middle of June, 2019.
    • Female applicants are encouraged.

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