Uganda Senior Command and Staff College (USCSC) Admission

By | June 25, 2019

Uganda Senior Command and Staff College (USCSC) Admission


The Uganda Senior Command and Staff College (USCSC) is a training facility for senior commanders in the Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF), including the army, air force, and special forces.

About the College

The college was established in 2003. The first commandant was Major General Benon Biraaro. The first group of students was admitted in 2004 to attend the senior command course that lasted one year. The first officers to graduate from the college included some of the most senior leaders of the UPDF. 

The course has been given every year since and has been attended by the majority of the senior commanders in the UPDF.As of February 2010, the commandant of USCSC was Lieutenant General Andrew Gutti.

Courses Offered

The most popular and widely attended course is the senior command course, conducted annually.

The course is attended by senior officers from the UPDF and by senior military officers from other African countries including Kenya, Tanzania, South Sudan, and Rwanda.

 Other courses, including strategic courses in peacekeeping, have been in the planning stages.

In 2018, the college graduated the first class of military officers who had undergone a year’s education, graduating with a Master of Arts degree in Defence and Security

Disclaimer: The above information is to serve as an overview of the Uganda Senior Command and Staff College (USCSC) admissions.