Col. John C. Robinson American Corner

The Addis Ababa American Center is named for Col. John C. Robinson American Center – an African American military pilot who assisted Ethiopia in World War II and helped with the founding of its national airline.  It is conveniently located at the National Archives and Library Agency (NALA) of Ethiopia and features a MakerSpace, computer lab, reading area, and program room with video conferencing capability.  The American Center in Addis Ababa offers series of regular weekly programs on a variety of topics including STEM education, English Language, studying in the U.S., American culture and values. The Center announces programs and activities via its weekly newsletter. To be a member and receive the weekly newsletter, please sign up here.


Addis Ababa American Center
National Archives and Library Agency (NALA)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251 (0) 911689759

Open Hours:

Monday – Friday: 08:30am – 19:20pm
Saturday – Sunday: 09:00am – 18:00pm
The Center is open through lunch.