Contacts and Web Directory Universities



P.O.Box 112, Kabwohe, Kabwohe Hill, Sheema District
Contact Phones : +256-392-943-628 ,.
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Vision To be the leading community oriented centre of learning and research Mission To produce through learning and research God fearing, hard working, disciplined and compassionate graduates of integrity, accountable to the community Motto Light of the World Core Values Compassionate Integrity Love Handwork Discipline Accountability Philosophy The University is based on the conviction that human development is a product of dedicated service driven by God fearing values. Those in the service of others ought to demonstrate high levels of dedication and uphold christian morals and beliefs. In this, they become the "Light of the World" Academic Programmes With its small size and capacity for individual attention to students, AWU is an attractive place for students from all backgrounds. Below are a number of academic programmes at Certificate, Diploma and Undergraduate Levels.

Bishop Stuart University

Plot 150, Buremba Road, Kashari Block 4 Kakoba Hill, .
Contact Phones : +256-4854-22970 ,.
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Bishop Stuart University (BSU) is a Church based private University founded by the Ankole Diocese of the Church of the Anglican Province of Uganda. It traces its humble beginnings from Bishop Tucker Theological College Mukono which was founded in 1913 as a Normal School and over the years evolved into the Uganda Christian University in 1992. The Normal School was transferred to Ruharo, next to Mbarara High School in 1952 under Rev. Hugh F. Hodge who founded a grade II co-educational Teacher Training College, known as Bishop Stuart College at Kakoba. From 1952-1981 Bishop Stuart College trained grades II and III teachers. In 1982 the College was transferred to Kibingo in Rwampara, giving way to National Teachers College, Kakoba, to train Diploma Teachers for Primary and Secondary Schools. In March 2002, the Ankole Diocese Synod resolved to establish a University at Kakoba Hill, named Bishop Stuart University. In April 2004, Bishop Stuart University became affiliated to Uganda

Bugema University

32Km along Gayaza - Zirobwe Road, Luwero
Contact Phones : +256 781 715480; +256 782414302 / +256 753 935 337,+256 31 351 400

With the entry of the Adventist Church in Uganda in 1927 came also the first Adventist educational institution in Nchwanga in West Central Uganda.  As in most cases of pioneering ventures, the primary function of the institution was to train pastors and church workers.  In 1948 the institution moved to a newly purchased property of 640 acres in Bugema, 34 Kilometers from Kampala.  Two years later a secondary education at ‘O’ level was started.  By 1970 a junior college began its operations training pastors for the field.  Four years later, the denomination upgraded the institution into a four-year seminary, granting bachelor’s degrees in theology (BTh).

Busitema University

P.O.BOX 236, Tororo, Jinja - Malaba Road
Contact Phones : +256 454 448864 ,+256-4544-488
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Busitema University is a multi campus model public University located in the eastern region of Uganda. The main campus is at Busitema and other campuses at Nagongera, Namasagali, Arapai, Mbale, Pallisa and Kaliro. Established by Statutory Instrument in 2007, the University focuses on relevant and critical study programs in Engineering, Science Education, Health Sciences, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Agriculture and Animal Sciences, Management Sciences and Vocational Education. At the time of establishment, it was envisaged that the University would improve equitable access to University Education in the country, since the region did not have a public University. The University opened its doors to the first cohort of students on 3rd October 2007.


Busoga University

Eastern Region, Iganga Campus
Contact Phones : n/a,256 (43) 243 175

Busoga University is a private (non-profit making) institution founded by the Church of Uganda under the Busoga Diocese. It is located 35km along Jinja-Iganga/Mbale Tororo highway and is situated in the Iganga Christian Missionary Society (CMS) Educational Village.


P.O. Box 824, Kampala, Uganda, ESAMI Centre, Plot 52, Bombo Road,
Contact Phones : +256 31 2 261203,+256 41 4 254222, +256 41 4 343 397

The Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI) is an intergovernmental regional management development centre. ESAMI's head office is located in Arusha, Tanzania. The institute was established with the primary objective of providing the region with trained personnel in a number of critical areas including policy management, transportation management, financial management, information technology management, health management, human resources management, project management, energy and environment management and gender management among others. The focus was to train middle to senior managers from the region to improve their managerial performance taking into consideration the global issues but with a regional focus relevant to the African environment.

International Health Sciences University

Kampala - Uganda, Kololo - Kampala
Contact Phones : .,+256 312 307 400
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We are a registered private non - residential University in Uganda and a member of the International Medical Group...


Floor 1 & 5, Conrad Plazza, Plot 22, Entebbe Road, P.O. Box 6087 Kampala,Uganda, Plot 11A, Rotary Avenue, Lugogo Bypass, Kololo Kampala, Uganda
Contact Phones : +256 776 373 548 WhatsApp : +256 758 237 525,+256 414 237 524/5/6
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ISBAT University has carved a niche for itself among the best Universities in Uganda. ISBAT as a quality brand in education sector has been in existence in Uganda since 2006, being ranked consistently among the top higher education institutions. It has an excellent array of international collaborative arrangements with reputed Universities, Business schools, and ICT Academies that enable student and faculty exchanges, credit mapping and credit transfer, paving the way for a unique multicultural and eclectic experience in a global scenario.

ISBAT University has been granted a Charter by H. E. The President of the Republic of Uganda upon the recommendations of Uganda National Council for Higher Education in November 2019, and is one of the few Chartered Universities in Uganda.

Islamic University In Uganda

Kumi Road, Mbale (U), Mbale
Contact Phones : +256 701 386 400,+256 778 007 077, +256 393 512 103
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The Islamic University in Uganda was opened in the year 1988 by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) under a bilateral agreement between the Government of Uganda (GOU) and the OIC. In 1990, the Parliament of Uganda enacted a law, The Islamic University in Uganda Act (cap 131, Laws of Uganda), formally establishing the University in Uganda. The University operates under the framework of this Act. The University opened on 10th February 1988 with 80 students and two degree programmes. Currently, it offers 72 programmes in 7 Faculties and has a student population of 8,638 coming from 21 different countries. The University has so far graduated 25,000 students from various disciplines. The University has a centre for Postgraduate Studies and four campuses including the main Campus in Mbale. The University employs over 600 fulltime members of staff from 8 countries, and about 300 on part time basis.

Kampala International University (KIU)

Kansanga – Ggaba Road,Kampala, Box 20000, Kampala
Contact Phones : +256 752 800802,+256 392 001816
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KIU has its main campus at Kansanga, a location in Makindye Division in the south-eastern part of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city. The campus is approximately 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) south-east of Kampala's central business district, along the road to Ggaba. 

KIU's second campus is located in Ishaka in Bushenyi District, approximately 360 kilometres (220 mi), by road, south-west of Kampala.

KIU maintains a third campus, the KIU Dar es Salaam Constituent College, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Kyambogo University

8km from Kampala City Cen, Jinja Road
Contact Phones : (+256) 414 285037,(+256) 414 285001
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Kyambogo University (KYU) was established with the main aim of promoting and advancing knowledge and development of skills in Science, Technology and Education and such other fields having regards for quality, equity, progress and transformation of society.

The University that now sits on Banda Hill is one of Uganda’s largest public Universities established by the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act 2001 and the Universities and Other Tertiary institutions (Establishment of Kyambogo University) instruments of 2003. It is a merger of the former Uganda Polytechnic Kyambogo (UPK), the Institute of Teacher Education, Kyambogo (ITEK), and the Uganda National Institute of Special Education (UNISE).

Makerere University

1, Univeristy Road
Contact Phones : +256 414 534560/9-9,256-414-540628/
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Makerere University, Kampala is Uganda's largest and oldest institution of higher learning, first established as a technical school in 1922.

It became an independent national university in 1970.

Today, Makerere University is composed of nine colleges and one school offering programmes for about 36,000 undergraduates and 4,000 postgraduate.

Makerere University Business School (MUBS)

P.O. Box 1337 Kampala., Plot 21 A, Port Bell Rd, Kampala
Contact Phones : .,+256 414-505921
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Makerere University Business School (MUBS) is the school of business of Makerere University, Uganda's oldest university. MUBS provides business and management education at the certificate, diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate levels.


Mbarara Central, P.O BOX 1410, Mbarara,
Contact Phones : +256-414-533 162,+256-4854-21373
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Mbarara University of Science & Technology, commonly known as Mbarara University, is a public university in Uganda. Mbarara University commenced student intake and instruction in 1989. It is one of the eight public universities and degree-awarding institutions in the country.

Ndejje University

North of Kampala near Lady Irene, Ndejje Hill, Luweero District, about 42 kilometers (26 miles)
Contact Phones : +256 414 693 126,+256 392 730 321

Established in 1992, Ndejje University (NDU) is the oldest private university and the fastest growing in Uganda. 

In 2009 the University was chartered by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) of Uganda meaning that all certificates awarded at the University where nationally and internationally recognized. Also, all courses offered in the university were accredited by the same body. The University further subscribes to the Inter University Council for East Africa and Association of African universities.

Nkumba University

28 Km, Entebbe High way, P.O. Box 237, Entebbe
Contact Phones : +256 772 361 351,+256 414 320 283, +256 414 321 448, +256 414 374 491

Nkumba University (NU) is a private university in Entebbe, Uganda. It was established in 1994 as part of a group of schools and colleges that originally grew from a kindergarten established in 1951. The university is dedicated to the promotion of excellence in applied business education. The university builds students on the 4Cs: Creativity, Confidence, Competence and Character. The university is not affiliated with any particular religious organization, but it accommodates several religious associations, which allow the students to fellowship along religious beliefs and to devote adequate time to God.

St Lawrence University (SLAU)

Mengo, Rubaga Division, Kampala , Kibuga Block 8/1126 and 8/1127
Contact Phones : +256 414 270082,--
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St. Lawrence University occupies the premise of one of the five St. Lawrence Schools and College, Kabaka’s Lake Campus. It is on Kibuga Block 8/1126 and 8/1127, in Mengo, Rubaga Division, Kampala City. St. Lawrence University was launched by the President of the Republic of Uganda. His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, on 14th October, 2006.


Ggaba Road, Bunga Hill, P.O.Box 88, Kampala, Uganda
Contact Phones : +256 784 290 233,+256 705 444 540
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As a private university in East Africa, St. Augustine International University (SAIU) is committed to providing quality education grounded in a culture of developing hands-on skills for job creation and job markets. With a strong ambition and desire to address the various challenges that have afflicted the higher education sector in the region and the poor quality graduates that have flocked the East African job market, SAIU is guided by its dictum, "Moral Rearmament and Wealth Creation

 We use student-centered methods of instruction to promote students’ own knowledge search and discovery with assistance and involvement of our highly qualified and experienced lecturers as guides and facilitators of the teaching and learning process. Our state of the art laboratory equipment, well stocked library and communication facilities facilitate and promote quality education and research among students and enhance continuing academic development of staff as well.


Twed Towers, 8th Floor, Wing B - Nakasero 10, Kafu road, Kampala - Uganda
Contact Phones : .,+256 414 344 401
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Is a Chartered University based in Nairobi . We started in 1961 as the first multi-racial, multi-religious advamced level sixth form College offering Science and arts subjects.

The Inter University Council of East AFrica

P.O.Box 7110, Kampala, Uganda, Plot M833, Kigobe Road Kyambogo, Kampala, Uganda.
Contact Phones : ., (+256) 414256251/2
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The Inter-University Council for East Africa, is an institution of the East African Community, which is a regional intergovernmental organisation of the republics of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda and South Sudan. IUCEA aims to foster collaboration between universities in the EAC region.

Uganda Christian University

P.O. Box 4, Mukono, Uganda, Plot 67-173, Mukono Hill, Bishop Tucker Road
Contact Phones : +256-(0)41 456 5800,+256 (0)31 235 0800
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Uganda Christian University (UCU) is an authentic Christian institution established by the Church of Uganda in 1997 in response to a call for quality university education with a Christian perspective.

Uganda Christian University replaced the historic Bishop Tucker Theological College which trained clergy and educators during its 84-year history from 1913-1997. 


In 2004, UCU became the first private university to be chartered or accredited by the government of Uganda.

Located in Mukono, less than an hour’s drive from the capital city Kampala, Uganda Christian University is one of Uganda's leading teaching and research universities.

Uganda Martyrs University Nkozi

Approximately 82 kilometres (51 miles), UMU's main campus is in Nkozi, Mpigi District
Contact Phones : +256 772 451 440,+256 382 410611
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Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) is a private university affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church in Uganda. It is licensed by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education.

UMU consists of seven faculties, one institute, four centers, five departments, and two schools. As of January 2015, total student enrollment exceeded 5,000. Of these, about 1,500 students were residential, while nearly 3,000 students were enrolled in UMU's distance learning programs.The number of staff members was over 400.

University Of Saint Joseph Mbarara

PO. Box 218, Mbarara, Golf Course Road, Mbarara, Uganda
Contact Phones : +256 772 065 669,+256 705 706 680
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In accordance with human and Christian values, the objectives of the University shall be:- To provide accessible, affordable and practical university education to diverse, eligible candidates. To promote and nurture general university studies with demand-oriented specialisations. To promote the pursuit of relevant basic and applied research, aiming at producing graduates for sustainable and societal development. To promote proper use and management of the environment. To educate persons of integrity concerned about promoting the common good. To promote and use cultural values in university education. To enhance the various services rendered by the Archdiocese of Mbarara. To promote the pastoral mission of the Archdiocese of Mbarara. Motto: Foster excellence and integrity.


P.O.Box 30866, Kampala Uganda, Victoria Tower, Plot 1-13 Jinja Road
Contact Phones : +256 759 996 130,+256 417 727 000
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Victoria University, is one of the best universities in Uganda, and stands out as a centre of academic excellence. We offers a fresh and intellectually stimulating environment that nurtures critical thinkers.

The university was opened in August 2010 and has has the capacity, the facilities and determination to revitalize higher education in Uganda and in the region. We are committed to playing a leading role in bringing and developing high– quality, student–centered learning opportunities based on standards of excellence that are unique, innovative and difficult to match.

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