Mekelle Institute of Technology

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Mekelle Institute of Technology
Established September 2002
Location Mekelle, Ethiopia
Website www.mitethiopia.edu.et

Mekelle Institute of Technology (MIT) is located five kilometers outside of Mekelle, the capital of the northwestern Tigray Region of Ethiopia. MIT) provides high quality education, training and research in the areas of science and technology to produce qualified professionals that can apply their knowledge and skills in Ethiopia's development.[1]

MIT graduated its first batch of 142 students on July 7, 2007. Currently the campus is teaching around 560 students attending in Engineering faculty.[2]

EFFORT was the main funding body of Mekelle Institute of Technology. MIT also gets funds from research and development branch of its ICT department. This branch takes software and hardware projects and develops them for customers and gets some fund in return.[3] The MIT has also been able to create linkages with universities and colleges in the United States of America, which have provided manpower and material support to MIT. The institute is governed by a provisional governing board.

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