Makerere University Application Procedures

By | April 27, 2022

Makerere University Application Procedures

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 dont apply to you, flexible study options may be more suitable.

These 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.

Mak On-line Application Instructions

International Students

Occasional Students

The Short-Term Studentship Scheme:



Makerere University Diploma Admission Requirements

Diploma Holders

Direct Entry

Makerere University Mature Age Examinations

Makerere University Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

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 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

OR (For International Students)

   Martha Muwanguzi
   International Office
   33 Edge Road
   Makerere University.
   P.O. Box 7062,
   Kampala, Uganda. 

Click here For more information on the MoES PUJAB Note to Schools for the Academic Year