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Dire Dawa University
MottoOasis of Knowledge
TypePublic university
AccreditationMinistry of Education
PresidentUbah Adem
Vice-presidentMegersa Kasim Hussen
Academic staff
Students12,500 (2018)
Dire Dawa

9°37′12″N 41°50′27″E / 9.619900°N 41.840745°E / 9.619900; 41.840745
Dire Dawa University is located in Ethiopia
Dire Dawa University
Location in Ethiopia

Dire Dawa University is a public university located in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. It opened for the 2006–07 academic year with 754 students, as one of 13 new universities started by the Ministry of Higher Education, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.[1][2]

  1. ^ Welcome to Dire-Dawa University Archived 2011-10-02 at the Wayback Machine, Dire Dawa University, June 15, 2011.
  2. ^ "Ethiopia: University Welcomes First Batch for more info contact the official website,", The Ethiopian Herald, 12 March 2007, at

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