Mission, Vision and Core Values


The Ethiopian Institute of Textile and Fashion Technology [EiTEX] has the following mission:

  • To create suitable environment for teaching and learning, which enables students acquiring knowledge and skills and learn to apply it properly with due consideration for ethical, ecological, and economic issues.
  • To conduct relevant research and disseminate findings and provide knowledge-based technological services to satisfy the needs of industry and society.


  • EiTEX aspires to be one of the three premier research institutes in Textile and Fashion Technology in Africa in 2025 recognized for its quality education, research, and outreach activities.


The values that describe the Ethiopian Institute of Textile and Fashion Technology are:

  • Quality
  • Creativity
  • Trustworthy
  • Democratic culture
  • Social accountability
  • Teamwork