International Students

The School of Women and Gender Studies welcomes International students who satisfy the minimum entry requirement which include:

At least a minimum of 5 Passes at "O" level and at least two principle passes at "A" level or an equivalent qualification (secured at the same sitting).

Applicants should note that to be eligible for admission, the last examination must have been sat during the year in which admission is being sought or not more than two years previously.

At its discretion and on the advice of the Academic Unit concerned, the University may consider for admission to a Degree Programme a candidate with a two or three-year training Diploma

For transfer cases a candidate must have successfully completed two years at the University. The following are the requirements:

Please note that the requirements described above are only minimum academic requirements for admission into the University. There is no guarantee that fulfillment of them will automatically make one entitled to admission into the University. The possession of the minimum entry qualifications only makes one eligible for consideration for admission.

Click here to view the most recent invitation for applications.

Please note that applications from international applicants are received from January to May 30th every year.

For more information, please contact:

  Joyce Nyiramahoro
  Room 316, Senate Building
  Makerere University.
  P.O. Box 7062,
  Kampala, Uganda.
  Fax: +256 414 534125
  Tel: +256 782 501 925
  Email: jnyiramahoro[at]

  Martha Muwanguzi
  International Office
  33 Edge Road
  Makerere University.
  P.O. Box 7062,
  Kampala, Uganda.
  Email: mmuwanguzi[at]


  Mr. Charles Sentongo
  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

  Email: csentongo[at]