The Department of Immunology and molecular biology was established in 2010. The department has one MSc program. Since 2013, the department offers traing service with MSc program in immunology and has paramount importance to develop the skill of the health professionals and academicians for the region and the country at large. The department has two top ranked immunology and molecular biology laboratories that allowed to conduct advanced research projects in the field of immunology and molecular biology. Furthermore, the department also has the capacity to host different traings and national and international conferences.  The department draws its students from different universities of Ethiopia, Those who has BSc. in Medical Laboratory science and able to pass the entrance will join the MSc program in Immunology. Starting from its establishment till 2019 about 30 students are traind and graduated in medical immunology. Currently we have seven new and thirteen senior students are being trained by the department

MSc program in Medical immunology

This program comprises nine-course taught in blocks spanning the field of medical immunology within duration of two years. The course content includes  (Basic immunology, molecular biology, Advanced medical microbiology, Advanced parasitology, Advanced immunology, and advanced vaccinology which are covered with the first semester of year one, other courses like clinical immunology, immunity to infection,  techniques in immunology, biostatistics, epidemiology and research methodology  will be addressed in the second semester of the year one . In semester I and semester II duration of the second-year students will develop a seminar on the current topis and perform their research projects respectively.

PhD program in Medical Immunology (Ongoing)


  • Immunulogy laboratory

Number of Students

No Bach No of students
1 1st year 7
2 2nd year 13