A Brief Background of the Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences is one of the academic and business units of Bahir Dar University. It was re-structured and established in November 2008 as a split of the former Education faculty. Currently, the faculty has four undergraduate and three postgraduate programs. Civics and Ethical Studies, Geography and Environmental Studies, History and Social Anthropology are programs where the faculty runs undergraduate studies. The three ongoing graduate programs are in geography and Environmental Studies, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and History (its focus being on the Modern History of the Nile valley regions).