Comoros Street Yeka Sub City PO. BOX 1043 Addis Ababa
Telephone number
+251 (0)11 617 4300
Telephone number
+251 (0)911 512835 (mobile)
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Fax +251 (0)11 662 3315
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Whether you are a university student, a company employee, a teacher, training manager or in the process of planning your next steps, our British Council Teaching Centere in Addis Ababa offers a wealth of resources and study options.  Offering a world of expertise, we are well placed to help you achieve your English language learning ambitions.  We offer English language courses, exam preparation, professional skills workshops and UK examinations that help improve you or your team's chances of success professionally, academically and personally.

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Interior of teaching centre


Course timetable for Professional Development courses

If you are interested in any of our Professional Development courses, please contact our Teaching Centre or visit us in person at the British Council located on Comoros Street next to the British Embassy. You will get full information on course schedules and how to register. 

Course timetable for General English & IELTS preparation classes 2016/17


Autumn Term Dates 26 September - 06 December
Winter Term Dates  19 December - 07 March  
Spring Term Dates  19 March - 07 June 
Summer Term Dates 19 June - 29 August 
Autumn Term Dates  18 Septemer - 25 November 

Contact and location

Customer Service Opening Hours

  • Monday to Friday 9.00 to 19.00. (16:30-19:00 only information provision services)
  • Saturday 13.30 to 18.30 (only information provision services)

Office Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 08.30 am - 5.00 pm

Office Closure 

Friday 29 April - Good Friday 

Monday 02 May - Easter Monday

Thursday 05 May - Patriots Day

Saturday 28 May - Downfall of the Dergue

Thursday 07 July - Eid el Fitri (tbc)* - in lieu

Monday 12 September - Ethiopian New Year

Tuesday 13 September - Eid el Adha (tbc)* – in lieu

Tuesday 27 Septmeber - Finding of the True Cross (Meskel) 

Monday 12 December - Birth of the Prophet Mohammed

*Actual date to be confirmed as these holidays are based in lunar calendar.



British Council Ethiopia is housed in a beautiful modern offices in Comoros Street, Addis Ababa. The environmentally-friendly building and garden ensure a pleasant atmosphere for our guests.

The teaching centre has three spacious classrooms and course participants are welcome to use the computers in the reception area.