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Key facts about College of Natural and Applied Science

College of Natural and Applied Sciences is one of the three colleges of Addis Ababa Science and Technology University.

We are committed to produce highly competent, quality and world-class manpower in science and technology.

The college has four departments and one division under its authorization. These are Biotechnology, Food Science and Applied Nutrition, Geology and Industrial Chemistry departments and Mathematics, Physics and Statistics division.

In order to provide quality education, the college capacitate each department to have furnished laboratories. Moreover, the college engage students in field works and practice in Industries to introduce them to the real working environment. It also enforces every academic staff to participate in continuous professional development programs to became high level trainers.

In order to assure the standards of the degrees it provides, the college is working to accredit each department undergraduate programs by ABET, which is a non-government organization based in United State of America.

The college works industriously to satisfy the needs of the industry, the community and government sectors who are in need of quality graduates.





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According to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, Biotechnology is defined as “any technological application that uses Biological systems, living organisms, or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use such as the production of new knowledge, products, processes and services”.


Food Science and Nutrition

The Department of Food Science and Applied Nutrition was established in 2011 along with the founding of AASTU. Since then, it has been involved in a range of initiatives that support AASTU’s mission, including education and training, analysis, and volunteer work. As the starting point, Education has been handled especially well in comparison to the others.




Industrial Chemistry

The Industrial Chemistry program at the Addis Ababa Science and Technology University is opened to address shortage of industrial chemists that work on the growing number of industries. The department strives to deliver high-quality education, as per the standard of the country, and produce qualified professionals in order to satisfy the needs of industrial chemists of the country.

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