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Constitutional and Public Law

12 months
80 USD/credit 11200 USD/year
50 USD/credit 7000 USD/year
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The Constitutional and Public Law program at Addis Ababa University aims at satisfying the national demand for lawyers and law teachers who have undergone specialized training in constitutional and public law.


Graduate Profile

The Constitutional and Public Law program at Addis Ababa University aims at producing trained specialist lawyers in constitutional and public law who can:

  • foster the national effort to develop the domestic economy under the free market principle;
  • engage with and enhance the dynamism in the public life of Ethiopians which is being progressively intensified following the implementation of decentralized form of government and a new set of constitutional and administrative values;
  • ensure that national interests are articulated, developed, asserted and defended effectively and sufficiently as the country enters the global world more forcefully;
  • help entrench the efforts to promote, protect, and enforce human rights not only in Ethiopia but also at regional and international levels; and
  • undertake high level research, legal service, and conduct teaching and consultancy services at higher education institutions

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Criminal Law
  • Criminology
  • Comparative Federalism
  • Constitutional Litigation
  • Criminal Justice System
  • Fiscal Policy and Federalism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




140 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

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

  • 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

    11200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 80 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    7000 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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