Dean’s Message

Welcome To Institute of Education and Behavioral Sciences

It gives me prodigious pleasure to welcome you to the website of Ambo University’s (AU) Institute of Education and Behavioral Sciences. As Dean, I am pleased to say that Institute of Education and Behavioral Sciences (IEBS) is a vibrant learning institute in which instructors and students engage in effective teaching and learning, scientific inquiry and community engagement on a regular basis. Our institute endeavors to create conducive learning  environment in which all students are given the support they require to realize their unique potential and develop the creativity and resilience required for a successful career in education. Besides, we are highly committed to providing education and training programs for our instructors continuous professional development.

We genuinely believe that education is a social determinant of many aspects of our lives, including health/nutrition, justice, community development, and economic stability. Hence, our major objective is to provide students with skills, knowledge, and attitude that serve  them as a tool to achieve their intent of becoming teachers, educational leaders, development agentseducators, and researchers and at the same time acquire social determinants of many aspects of life. Consequently, we offer a variety of programs at the diploma, undergraduateand  postgraduatelevels to carve students’ hands, hearts, and minds while increasing knowledge and skills in the pursuit of academic excellence as they prepare for a career in the twenty-first century. Indeed, our interdisciplinary approach to learning and our graduates’ achievements in a variety of career fields demonstrate this. So, we are proud of our varied options for learning a degree in education

AU’s Institute of Education is an exceptional place to pursue  education programs because of the  its rich, diverse  and favorable educational settings including government and private schools, government agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), proximity to the big town( Addis Ababa), topography and weather conditions, and so on. And, in every way, our work environment at AU reflects both aspirations and limitless opportunities in teaching and learning, leadership development, and community engagement. As a result, joining us opens up a world of opportunities, from observing world-class special educators in a one-of-a-kind commitment to gaining knowledge and skills in integrated learning strategy.

Now is your opportunity to become tomorrow’s successful national and global citizen-ready to impact children and families for decades to prepare responsible citizen. As you explore this website, I believe that, you will find our commitment to realize our vision. Life at AU- IEBS is exciting, and most importantly, it is a place where our mission programs and activities come alive with purpose through conversation, collaboration, inclusiveness and hands-on experiences.

Please visit our website and contact us for further collaborative partnership to advance quality of Education.


Dean, Institute of Education and Behavioral Sciences, Ambo University

Ambo, Ethiopia


MekonnenKejelaFite( PhD)


Tel office: +251112365233