Mission and Vision


To be a centre of excellence in land administration education, research and community service; and to serve as a model for establishing similar institutions in other regions of Ethiopia and in other countries in East Africa.


Educating competent land administration professionals equipped with the required knowledge, skills and attitude; Carrying out research of national and regional importance in the area of land administration; and Providing advisory, consultancy and outreach services.


Accept ideals of transparency and human and democratic rights of every individual; Believe that activities that do not solve the poor peoples’ problems are irrelevant; Believe in teaching integrated with adequate field practices, attachments and research; Accept students, without any discrimination, as prime decision makers; Believe in dynamism, and quality will be the Institute’s distinguishing mark and will not be compromised; and Promote mutual collaboration with local and foreign institutions.