Background of the Program
The Department of Ethiopian Language(s) & Literature – Amharic was established in 2006/2007, as one
of the department under Dire Dawa University under the School of Social Science and Humanities. Currently, Ethiopian
Language(s) & Literature – Amharic department is offering degree programs in the regular and summer programs. Currently,
the department has 61 regular, 370 summer students and 12 teachers.
Ethiopian Language(s) & Literature – Amharic program, like other departments of Dire Dawa University all the courses in the program are offered by qualified instructors. The students are given chances to participate, independent work, writing critical essays, observation and report writing in addition to direct class room active lectures and discussions.