The New American University in Ethiopia
With about 123 million people (2022), Ethiopia is the second most populous nation in Africa after Nigeria, and still the fastest growing economy in the region with 6.3% growth in FY2020/21. Like other low income countries in Africa, Ethiopia presently faces the enormous challenge of creating a more inclusive and efficient education system amid rapid population growth to an estimated 191 million people by 2050.
Despite Ethiopia’s booming economy, the country’s education system remains underdeveloped and plagued by low participation rates and quality problems a situation partially owed to Ethiopia having been deprived of economic development for decades.
AUE American University of Ethiopia assumes responsibility for the society it serves. AUE is linked to its region, balancing its commitment to teaching with relevant research conducted for the public good, and assuming major responsibility for the well-being and vitality of the region.
Providing Life Changing Experiences Through Education. Class That Fit Your Busy Life. Closer to Home.
Advice to Africans: Don’t send your children to study in the West
If you are an African of means, of moderate wealth, please stop accepting the fancy but illusive idea that educating your children in the West, namely Europe and North America, is a good idea, enhances for your sense of achievement, of self-worth and/or is good for the inter-generational transfer of the fruits of your labour.
AUE Embraces its Cultural, Socioeconomic, and Physical Setting.
AUE Creates Knowledge by Transcending Academic Disciplines.
AUE Diffuses the Boundaries Between the University and the Community it Serves.
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The New AUE American University of Ethiopia represents a differentiated model of higher education, a model American University is pursuing to meet the needs of Ethiopia.
AUE reflects adaptability, individualism, entrepreneurialism, and optimism. Whether providing the best possible education to the students of Ethiopia, generating economic growth, or improving the quality of life for all Africans, AUE is committed to building a great university in the Africa.
AUE leverages place by addressing the challenges of its region. By fostering leadership and dialogue in communities, bringing local environmental and social policy issues into the public discourse, and focusing on solutions for a more livable and sustainable place, AUE demonstrates that the research university can be a primary driver for regional social change, cultural advancement, and appropriate economic development.