Makerere University offers a wide range of study opportunities at different levels of your career. These programmes which are conducted in English as the language of instruction range from undergraduate, graduate as well as continuing career enhancement options

If standard study options do not apply to you, flexible study options may be more suitable.

The flexible options include:

  • Evening Study programmes designed to offer opportunities to mainly the working class although any interested person who meets the admission requirements can apply to be considered for admission.
  • Distance learning or External study programmes designed to benefit those who merit University education but for some reason are unable to attend regular classes at the University.

Please use the links below to learn more about the requirements for different study opportunities.

Click here to view the most recent invitation for applications

Please note that applications open in Mid-May and close by the End of July each year. 

For more information, please contact:

Mr. Charles Ssentongo
Deputy Registrar (Undergraduate Admissions and Records) 
Room 303, Senate Building
Makerere University
P.O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256 414 534343
Fax: +256 414 534125/541771

For International Students Admissions

Ms. Kwesiga Caroline
Room 316, Senate Building
Makerere University.
P.O. Box 7062,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email: kwesiga.caroline[at]

For International Students Welfare and University Collaborations

Advancement & International Office
Flat A5, Block A, Lincoln Flats
Makerere University.
P.O. Box 7062,
Kampala, Uganda.

For International Students

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