18 months
80 USD/credit 4853 USD/year
50 USD/credit 3033 USD/year
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The Accounting and Auditing program of Addis Ababa University is designed to fulfill the ever-increasing demand for professionally trained public accountants.


Key features

The Accounting and Auditing program of Addis Ababa University is, hence, designed to train the staff of OFAG and ORAG of Addis Ababa, Oromia and other regions, in various areas including financial reporting, accounting for government and not-for-profit organizations, auditing (both internal and external), public sector budgeting and financial management, corporate finance, taxation, and business policy and strategic management, and to fulfill the ever increasing demand for professionally trained public accountants, auditors and controllers in the private sector as well.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Financial Reporting
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Public Budgeting and Financial Management
  • Business research methods
  • Macro Economics
  • Advanced Taxation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines






On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelors Degree (BA/ BSc) in Accounting/ Accounting and Finance/ related fields (Business Management/ Business Education/ Economics/ Public Administration/ Banking and Finance) with two years of industry experience.
  • Must pass the entrance exam the Department administers.
  • Letter from the Higher Education Relevance and Quality Agency (HERQA) for the certification of your educational documents. (The office of HERQA is found in Addis Ababa on the road which is leading to Shiro Meda in front of the American Embassy).
    • Two copies of educational documents.
    • Two passport size photograph.
    • A letter from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia or from your embassy here in Ethiopia showing the reason for being here.
    • Application fee: for Undergraduate Program 40USD, for Graduate Program 150USD

    Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      4853 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 80 USD per credit during 18 months.
    • National

      3033 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 50 USD per credit during 18 months.

    Living costs for Addis Ababa

    650 - 1000 USD /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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