AAU, KETI sign agreement

Addis Ababa University and Korea Electronic Technology Institute (KETI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on May 26, 2016 at the Senate Hall of the AAU main Campus.

The agreement involves research and knowledge exchange in the fields of information and communication technology, electronics and capacity building.

President of the AAU, Admasu Tsegaye (PhD), and KETI President, Park Chungwon (PhD.), signed the agreement.

Prior to the MoU signing ceremony, KETI delegates held brief discussion with AAU high level officials on the way forward. After expressing his pleasure to cooperate with KETI, Admasu Tsegaye (PhD.) noted that AAU admits students from different African countries inferring that the agreement has multiple effects as it also benefits these African countries as well.

Park Chungwon (PhD.), for his part, stated that KETI is a prestigious higher institution in Korea and this agreement will serve as a stepping stone to facilitate cooperation between the two parties in their quest for the growth and development of electronic technologies.


The agreement remains effective for a period of three years and shall be extended upon common interest of the two parties.

KETI is dedicated to pursuing innovative enterprise so as to make a contribution to economic development and regional development that will allow advancing creative economy in Korea since its establishment in 1991.