Ambo University, established in 1939, is one of the oldest higher learning institutions in Ethiopia.
Though it was originally a school, over the long years of its existence, the institution has experienced different levels of development.
The institute of Technology at Ambo University strives to become an outstanding institution in training young Ethiopian students with high quality and capability in Engineering and Technology. The institute also works hard to be center of competence for science and technology research. To excel in these endeavors, the institute works with National and international technology institutes.
Ambo University is one of the most senior higher learning institutes and pioneer institution in teaching modern agriculture in Ethiopia. The current Guder Mamo Mezemir campus is a campus for agriculture and veterinary science disciplines which is based on strong historical competence in agricultural education and research in Ethiopia.
The campus is situated in Guder town close to the main road to western Ethiopia (Addis Ababa –Ambo-Nekemte road). Guder is located at 126km from the capital city Addis Ababa and 12km from Ambo town. The town has an altitude of 1850 m above sea level, average annual temperature of 20.9°C and total annual rainfall of 1,000 mm. Even though Guder is suitable for growing different kinds of agricultural crops and livestock, the environment is very much suitable for grapes production and the wine manufactured from grape is branded after the name Guder.
It is our pleasure to take you through the knowledge park of Ambo University Waliso campus. The campus is striving to address community needs by expanding education, research and community services to the community.