Kebri Dehar University (KDU) Ethiopia

Kebri Dehar University (KDU) Ethiopia The university official website is located at Kebri Dehar, Ethiopia. Check the latest news on examination and students’ information.

The Kebri Dehar University is one of the eleven newly established universities in Ethiopia in 2016. The University (KDU) found in the Eastern part of Ethiopia, in the Somali regional state, Korahey Zone. It is the 2nd Public Higher Education in Somali Regional State following Jigjiga University (JJU).

Kebri Dehar University

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  • Kebri Dehar University: KDU
  • Type: Public
  • Location: Kebri Dehar, Ethiopia
  • Established in 2016
  • Vice President: Abdifetah Ahmed Rabi
  • Total Students:300
  • Language: English
  • Admission mode: Online/Offline
  • Distance Education: YES
  • Total Colleges: 05
  • Department: 14
  • Undergraduate programs: Yes
  • Postgraduate programs: N/A
  • Total Campuses: 01
  • Official Website:
Kebri Dehar University Ethiopia


Kebri Dehar University was established in 2015 as an autonomous public Higher Education Institution with its own legal personality under the proclamation No. 349/2015 of the Council of Ministers of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. KDU received 1,200 students as the first batch for 2017/18 academic year.


Kebri Dehar is a city in the eastern part of Ethiopia known as the Ogaden. The town is located at about 425 km and 1035 km distance from the capital city of Somali region-Jigjiga and capital city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa respectively. Kebri Dehar is served by Kebri Dehar Airport.

Course Offered

KDU started its teaching-learning process with four faculties namely Faculty of Dryland Agriculture, Faculty of Business and Economics, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, and Faculty of Natural and Computational Science.

New Student Registration

New students who would like to join the Kebri Dehar University in 2013 they must bring the following documents on the registration day.

In general, the admission and registration for new Students 2021, is likely to starts in November. Therefore students are requested that they must be registered in person at the University Registrar and Alumni Office.

When students come to the university, you are required to bring the following.

  • Document Original photo
  • National Grade 10 and 12th National Testing Certificate
  • Transcript where you learned in grades 9-12
  • Fruits Photography
  • Nights and sportswear

In addition, students will need to bring a circular seal from the district/city school office where they complete the waiver agreement when applying for enrollment.

For more info: Office of the Registrar of the Kebri Dehar University and Alumni