12 months
80 USD/credit 14400 USD/year
50 USD/credit 9000 USD/year
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The objective of the Veterinary Public Health program at Addis Ababa University is to produce qualified veterinary specialists in the area of veterinary public health equipped with sufficient theoretical knowledge, practical skills and latest scientific techniques to deal with common tropical veterinary public health problems.


Specific Objectives of the Veterinary Public Health program at Addis Ababa University:

  • To offer specialised training that leads to an MSc Degree in Veterinary Public Health;
  • To provide sufficient knowledge to veterinarians and other related professionals working in government and private institutions as well as from higher education, research institutions, food processing and export industries with modern knowledge and skills in veterinary public health;
  • Become nationally, regionally as well as internationally competent academic and research program dealing with veterinary food hygiene; zoonoses, food borne infections and intoxications; emerging and re-emerging zoonozic microbial pathogens; and quality and safety control methods in animal products.
  • To strengthen the teaching and research activities of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and related teaching and research institutes in Ethiopia, as well as, in East and southern African Region.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Food Microbiological Techniques and Bioassays
  • Zoonoses, Food borne Infections and Intoxications
  • International Trade in Livestock and Livestock products
  • Research Methods and Applied Statistics
  • Food Quality and Safety

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 ECTS


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

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  • 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

  • Letter from the Higher Education Relevance and Quality Agency (HERQA) for the certification of your educational documents.
  • Two copies of educational documents.
  • 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
  • Two passport size photograph

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 80 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    9000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50 USD per credit during 12 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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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