Mission, Vision and Goals


The mission of the postgraduate programs directorate is to make the Addis Ababa Science and Technology University a recognized research institute by producing competent professionals in various specializations at the postgraduate levels. The directorate is committed to facilitate a graduate community who can respond to the needs of the industry and serve the nation.


To serve as a center of academic excellence by providing integrated training, research and service, and therefore, become a leader in addressing the industrial needs and promoting a holistic and sustainable development in the country.


To realize its mission, the goal of the postgraduate programs directorate is to educate various professionals in different disciplines who can:

  • identify, analyze and intervene on industries’ problems
  • undertake basic and applied research pertinent to the recognition, characterization and resolution of societal problems
  • contribute to societal development through improved practice of profession in their respective field