The mission of our university is pursuing academics, research and community service and contributing to the advancement of knowledge, economic growth, and social welfare to national and international community through empowering local communities, excelling in innovation and entrepreneurship, and partnering with national and international institutions.


By 2025, Mekelle University aspires to become one of the top 25 universities in Africa.

Core Values

The University’s commitment to pursuing excellence in all its core business is reflected in the major values expressed below:


  • Quality service delivery
  • Academic freedom
  • Good governance
  • Culture of fighting corruption
  • Sensitivity to cross-cutting issues