Comoros Street Yeka Sub City PO. BOX 1043 Addis Ababa
Telephone number
+251 (0)11 617 4300
Telephone number
Fax +251 (0)11 662 3315
Telephone number


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

Term calendar

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. 

Term Dates 2019

  Term dates Registration dates
  12 February 2020 - 24 May 2020 15 January 2020 -  12 February 2020

Contact and location

Customer Service Opening Hours

  • Monday to Friday 9.00 - 19.00. (16.30-19.00 only information provision services)
  • Saturday 09.00 - 16.30 (only information provision services)

Office Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 8.30 - 17.00

Office Closure 

Friday 1 September - Eid el Adha (tbc)*

Monday 11 September - Ethiopian New Year

Tuesday 12 September - Ethiopian New Year next day 

Wednesday 27 September - Finding of the True Cross (Meskel) 

Thursday 30 November - Birth of the Prophet Mohammed

Monday 25 December - Christmas Day (UK) 

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



British Council Ethiopia Teaching Centre offers:

  • Free WIFI 
  • Light airy spacious classrooms 
  • Audio visual facilities in all classrooms
  • A beautiful garden space for outdoor activities and events
  • Opportunities to make new friends and contacts