Research Affairs Vice President


The Office of Research Affairs of the University is in charge of coordinating the research and extension activities

Mengistu Ketema Aredo (PhD)

Research Extension & publication, Director


Nega Assefa Kassa(PhD)

Research Groups & Partnership, Director


Admkew Haile Mengesha

Research Facilities, Director


Haramaya University aspires to become one of the best research universities in Africa by the year 2025.


Undertaking demand-driven, problem-solving, and cutting-edge research, and disseminating generated and adapted knowledge and technologies for socio-economic transformation of the society.


  • Academic Freedom
  • Perseverance
  • Good Governance
  • Respect for Diversity
  • Professionalism
  • Collaborative Spirit
  • Fostering Creativity/ Innovation
  • Respect for Nature and Environment.