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College of Social Sciences and Humanities

Department of Journalism and Communication Profile

The department of journalism and communication at the University of Gondar was instituted in September 2016. All the faculty members are fully qualified besides having rich professional experience. With the right blend of experience in the field and in class, the media aspirants are guided carefully into the realm of theories and research to become critical social commentators. Not only orienting the students into the academics, but also providing them with hands on experience in the field by way of rigorous internship built into the curriculum with adequate weightage, the students get exposed to the actual goings on in the media and become ready to take up media assignments immediately after completion of the course.

In a world where communication and media are one of the most sought careers, the department is committed to groom both students and teachers to be part of the worldwide media society by humanizing in Print Media, Electronic Media, New Media and other non-journalistic communication available in the field of Public Relation and Advertising. Considering the global media set-up and demand the department march hand in hand in collaboration with other premier media institutions of the country. It provides the teachers and students the opportunity to exchange and share their individual ideas. Above all it aimed at producing good and responsible media personnel lending one’s ideas and knowledge in the spirit of free will by keeping communication culturally viable in both regional and global perspectives. The department witnesses opportunity for sharing one’s creative ideas.

Contact Person

Mr. Mustofa Worku
M.A., Journalism and Communication
Head, Department of Journalism and Communication


Mobile phone: +251 918 350 693
P. O. Box: 196
University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia