Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute

We explore the Universe for the benefit of our people.

News and Events

Call for a Webinar Conference on Space.

Abstract submission extended for a Webinar Conference on Space.

The abstract submission have been extended to the dates indicated belowin order to accommodate mainly …
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Doctoral (PhD) Dissertation Defense Announcement Notification

Final Doctoral Defense for: Mr.Tesfaye Dagne Muhie Department: Astronomy and Astrophysics Research and Development Department …
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Call for Manuscript for Abay Journal of Space Research (AJSR)

Abay Journal of Space Research (AJSR) Abay Journal of Space Research (AJSR) is a peer-reviewed …
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Learn about our projects

There are many internal and external projects done in our institute. Fields and topics of space science research, technology development, and application. It includes, but is not limited to, the following: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Aerospace science, technology, and applications, Geodesy and geodynamics, Remote Sensing, Space sciences and applications.


1.Our Head quarter is around 6 kilo in front of “Miskaye Hizunan Medhanialem Church”,

2.ESSTI-2(Space application Department, Geodesy Department, communication project and postgraduate unit) is located at behind 6 kilo 5th door Fekir plaza 6th floor,

3. Satellite centers and the observatory is located at Entoto mountains 20km from Addis Ababa.

No, but we do have Msc and PhD programs in:

  1. Msc and PhD in Astronomy & Astrophysics,

2. PhD degree in Geodesy

3. Msc and PhD in Remote Sensing

4. Msc and PhD in Space Science


To see Ethiopia in 2017, benefiting from space science and technology development and contributing to the development of the sector.

Our mission

Contribute to the development of the national economy by providing creative and social services to our people and improving their living conditions in the field of space science and technology, In astronomy and astrophysics, on earth view global and to provide competitive research in aeronautics and astronomy, manpower training and international relations.