International Students

Makerere University welcomes International Students who satisfy the minimum entry requirements-see weighting system and Diploma holders’ requirements for Advanced Level and Diploma holders’ applicants respectively at www.mak.ac.ug.

  1. Get pay in slips from Stanbic or DFCU bank at the main campus Makerere University where applicable.
  2. After paying the Fee of USD $ 75 or 172,500 UGX  take the bank slip to the main building (Finance Department) for verification where applicable.
  3. On presentation of the application fee bank slip, pick the application form from Room 316, Level 3, Senate Building.
  4. Applicants with academic documents prescribed in other languages other than English should be submitted to the School of Languages, Makerere University for translation into English.
  5. Applicants who obtained qualifications elsewhere other than Uganda should take their secondary school academic documents to Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) located in Ntinda for purposes of being equated to Ugandan grades.
  6. Completed forms should be returned to level 3, Senate Building, Room 316, and the following documents MUST be attached to the application form:
    • Original Pay in slip from the Bank
    • One Passport size photograph of the applicants’ current likeness
    • Photocopies of Secondary School   Certificates (i e Ordinary Level and Advanced Level) or its equivalent.
  7. Diploma/Degree holder’s applicants MUST attach certified photocopies of their academic transcripts issued by the awarding institutions.
  8. Applicants from countries where the language of instruction is not English are required to bring evidence of proficiency of English. However, Makerere University (School of Languages) conducts proficiency tests on request.
  9. Applicants wishing to be admitted to the Bachelor of Laws programme offered by Makerere University are required to take a pre-entry examination. 
  10. International students MUST present insurance certificates from a reputable insurance firm at the time of admission.So, the insurance firm should cater for any eventuality not Makerere University.
  11. The Academic Year normally starts in August every year. Applicants can download the form and send it with academic documents attached to;

    The Academic Registrar (Admissions),
    Makerere University,
    P O BOX 7062,
    Kampala-Uganda.

The Occasional Studentship Scheme

The Occasional Studentship Scheme was approved by the Senate at its Special Meeting Held on 3rd May, 2006

1. Objectives

(a) Improve the knowledge base of students.
(b) To enable a student acquire more knowledge through  experiential learning in a different environment.

2. General requirements

Short Term Studentship Scheme

The Short Term Studentship Scheme was approved by the Senate at its Special Meeting Held on 3rd May, 2006. The Scheme caters for students who come to Makerere from other recognized Universities.

1. Objectives

(a)  Improvement of knowledge base of students.
(b) To enable a student to acquire more knowledge through  experiential learning in a different environment.

2. General Requirements

Academic Programmes

Makerere University offers a number of academic programmes at Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Levels. Please click the links below to view detailed list of courses in the respective categories.

Makerere offers Diploma and Certificate programs that help prepare students for higher education and also advance their careers.  They are usually under certain departments and short in length since they are intended to cover specific areas. They include:

Makerere University offers a number of Bachelors Degree Programmes. They are listed below under their sespective academic units.

1. College Of Agricultural And Environmental Sciences (CAES)

Day Programmes

In this section, we enable a visitor to find out about particular academic programmes. Link to both faculty and department

Makerere offers more than 100 graduate programmes, listed below under their respective academic units. Follow the links to the respective websites to learn more about each programme.

Payment & Fees Structure

Procedure

Beginning Semester I 2018/19, all payments are to be made through AIMS System.

Login your account at https:/student.mak.ac.ug and generate a Payment Reference Number (PRN). The PRN is required to make a payment in the bank.

Should you find difficulties in generating the reference number, banks at the Main Campus have helpdesks dedicated to assisting students generate reference numbers and make tuition payments.

For inquiries, you can contact the Revenue Office on the ground floor, Main Building or send an email to finance@finance.mak.ac.ug

Payment of tuition fees is as per the university fees policy 2016 which can be accessed by following the link below:

Makerere University fees policy 2016

Sponsored Students & Payments via Electronic Funds Transfers (EFT)

EFT Payments should be transfered to Uganda Revenue Authority Collection Account in Bank of Uganda as follows:

Account Name: Uganda Revenue Authority Collections

Account Number.: 003410158000002

A schedule of students sponsored or paid for and the comfirmation of payment obtained from the transacting bank shall be sentmto the Makerere University Revenue Service Unit (MURSU) on the following emails:

unibursar(@)finance.mak.ac.ug
keirungi112(@)gmail.com

The sponsored students are expected to enrol and register on the AIMS System in order to be given receipts for the money paid. Further clarification on this mode of payment please email the office of the bursar on the emails above.

Downloads

International Office

For International Students Admissions

Ms Nyiramahoro Joyce
Room 316, Senate Building
Makerere University.
P.O. Box 7062,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email: jnyiramahoro@acadreg.mak.ac.ug

For International Students Welfare and University Collaborations

Martha Muwanguzi
International Office
Lincoln Flats
Makerere University.
P.O. Box 7062,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email: mmuwanguzi@admin.mak.ac.ug

Ag. Deputy Registrar (Undergraduate Admissions and Records Division)
Mr. Charles Sentongo
Room 303, Senate Building
Makerere University
P.O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256 414 534343
Fax: +256 414 534125/541771
Email:csentongo[at]acadreg.mak.ac.ug