Institute to Launch Three New Post Graduate Programmes
Addis Ababa, July 28, 2001 (ENA)- The Addis Ababa University Institute of Ethiopian
Language Studies says it has finalized preparations to launch three post graduate
Institute dean, Associate Professor Zerihun Assefaw, said the institute would launch masters
degree programmes in Ethiopian folklore and literature as well as post graduate diploma
programme in linguistics and journalism.
The dean was speaking at the opening of the institute's 13th annual conference here
Zerihun said the country's folklore resources have not yet been properly gathered and
The programme in journalism would help produce skilled professionals to the Ethiopian mass
media, the dean said.
Various study papers on literature, theatrical arts, language and linguistics would be
presented to the two-day conference.