Institute of Land Administration

  INTRODUCTION

The Institute of Land Administration (ILA) in Oda Bultum University is located in the capital of West Hararge Zone, Chiro, Ethiopia. The institute came to being gradually developed from previous Haramaya University, College of Agro-Industry and Land Resource, Department of Land Administration and Surveying. This institute was launched in 2016/2017 at Oda Bultum University. 

The institute, in its unique and excellent effort to lay a strong foundation for proper land management, administration, valuation and surveying has embark on setting forth quality land administration and surveying education, research and community service. Especially education is the core element of the Institute’s vision, mission, and values. Thus, educating competent land administration and surveying professionals equipped with the required knowledge, skill and attitude is one of the missions of the Institute of Land Administration (ILA). To achieve this mission, the institute is planned to work with different universities those who are started and ready to start the programs in the country.

Getachew Bayable Tiruneh (MSc)
 Dean, Institute of Land Administration, Oda Bultum University
 Email: bayable.geta@gmail.com
 Tel: +251918562308

Message from Institute of Land Administration Dean

Dear All, welcome to Institute of Land Administration in Oda Bultum University. In Ethiopia Institute of Land Administration was established in 2006 at Bahir Dar University. The establishment of the institute was initiated by the Environmental Protection, Land Administration and Use Authority (EPLAUA) of the Amhara National Regional State because of a serious lack of trained manpower in the area of land administration. Currently more than six universities have started the institute including Oda Bultum University. Since its establishment Institute of Land Administration has been providing the most valuable training in the country focusing on the different dimensions of land such as land tenure management, land economics, property valuation, land and property law, land rights, GIS, cadastral surveying and mapping, urban and rural land use planning, land development and so on.

 Currently the institute is running one under graduate program and planned to open two additional under graduate programs, one in 2018/19 and one in 2019/2020 academic year. Now a time the undergraduate program is BSc in Land Administration and Surveying and two proposed under graduate programs are BSc in Geographic Information Science (GIS) and BSc in Land and Property valuation in 2018/19 and 2019/2020 academic year respectively. The institute has about 28 academic staff and of the total staff about 10 are Lecturers, 2 Assistant lecturers, 6Technical Assistant, 9 MSc students and 1 Phd student. Moreover, the institute is equipped with one modern GIS and Remote Sensing Laboratory, One Computer Laboratory and some modern surveying equipment such  as Total Station, Theodolite, Leveling and Hand Held GPS instruments  required for practical teaching, research and community service activities.

 In addition to the regular teaching learning activities, this institute is closely working with national, regional, zonal and woreda office and has been providing different short and long term trainings to the experts in GIS, urban and rural cadastre and other land sector. Institute of land administration has also been conducting researches on critical land related problems in the catchment area.  

Total Number of Academic Staffs in the Institute of Land Administration since 2016/17 Academic Year

Institute of Land Administra
tion and Surveying
BSc
MSc
PhD
TA
Total
M
F
To
tal
M
F
To
tal
M
F
To
tal
M
F
To
tal
M
F
Tot
al
2
1
3
6
1
7
3
2
5
11
4
15
                  Staff on Study Leave
Institute of Land Administration and Surveying
MSc
PhD
Total
M
F
Total
M
F
M
F
 
9
9
2
11
11
Total Number of Students enrolled in the Institute of Land Administration since 2016/17 Academic Year

 

Program
Department
M
F
Total
Second  Year Regular
Land Administration and Surveying

 

22
10
32
Fourth Year Regular
Land Administration and Surveying

 

34
6
40
Total

 

56
 

 

16

 

72

 

 
 

Students Visiting Ethiopian Geospatial Information Agency 
 
 
 
 
 
 
        
Photogrammetry,GIS and Remote Sensing Laboratory
 
 

 

 

Land Administration and Surveying first year students conducting Angle and 
Distance Measurement by using Total Station
 
 
 
 
 

 

Surveying Equipments

 

 


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