Comoros Street Yeka Sub City PO. BOX 1043 Addis Ababa
Telephone number
+251 (0)11 617 4300
Telephone number
+251 (0)911 512835 (mobile)
Telephone number
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. 

Term Dates 2017 - 2018 


Summer Term  19 June - 31 August 
Autumn Term   18 September - 27 November 
Winter Term  06 December - 19 February 

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 14 April - Good Friday 

Monday 17 April - Easter Monday

Friday 05 May  - Patriots Day

Monday 26 June  - Eid el Fitri (tbc)*

Friday 01 September - Eid el Adha (tbc)*

Monday 11 September - Ethiopian New Year

Tuesday 12 September - Ethiopian New Year next day 

Wednesday 27 Septmeber - 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 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.