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SCIFSA Project sponsors 32 for the Mak Run 2018



The Intra-Africa Academic mobility Project: Partnership for Training Scientist in Crop Improvement for Food Security in Africa (SCIFSA) funded by the EU has sponsored 32 to participate in the upcoming Mak Run 2018 scheduled on Sunday 25th March 2018.Of the 32 tickets, 20 are for students and 12 for staff.

The EU under its Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme has provided funding to support training of graduate students in African universities.

In this mobility programme five African partner institutions and one EU technical partner will collaborate in the training of professionals to achieve sustainable fisheries management and aquaculture resources that shall lead to increased fish production and enhanced food and nutritional security, and hence, improved livelihood and household revenue.

A total of 24 Masters (6 credit seeking, 18 degree-seeking) and 12 Doctorates (4 credit seeking, 8 degree-seeking) will be trained in the thematic areas of Plant breeding and seed systems, Biotechnology, seed science and technology, Agronomy and Vegetable crop production, Pesticides and plant protection and Plant and microbial technology.

Students ready to run.

The project will provide fellowships for full degree programs (PhDs and MSc) as well as short-term mobility for students and staff and will run from 1st November 2017 until 31st October 2022.

The project is expected to contribute to a) improved skills and competences of academic staff in, research, training and supervision, b) enhanced quality of graduate training that will lead to innovative and fit-for-purpose professionals in Crop production improvement c) improved skills and competences of administrative staff in implementing international mobility. Subsequently, a procedure/platform to support the harmonisation and internationalisation of Crop improduction programmes among African Universities shall be achieved.

The scholarships are open to candidates from Target group 1 (Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Senegal and Uganda) and Target group 2 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, Sudan and Tunisia).

Details of Admission criteria and application are available on the program website (

About the MAK Run

As one of the strategies to raise funds for the University, the Makerere University Endowment Fund (MakEF) was established in 2014. MakEF under its mandate to achieve long term financial sustainability for the University established the annual Makerere University Run (MakRun).

Students well dressed in the MakRun T-shirts.

Mak Run 2018 is the second following last year’s (2017) where UGX 247,845,000 (two hundred forty seven million eight hundred forty five thousand Uganda Shillings) was raised.

All proceeds from the MakRun are aimed at supporting the Fund’s inaugural project, the “Students Centre”, estimated to cost UGX15 billion.

The University is  rallying on staff support for this noble cause, by urging all to warm up and get ready to participate in the MakRun 2018 scheduled  this Sunday, 25th March 2018 starting at 7:00am in the  Freedom Square.

Tickets are on sale at UGX15,000 for students, UGX 25,000 for the Silver and UGX 50,000 for the Gold. Tickets may be obtained at the following locations for now.

Planning & Development Department (PDD),
Block C – Lincoln Flats,
Makerere Unviersity.

Makerere University Printery and Makerere University Guest House

To make donations or any further enquiries about the MakRun 2018, please contact

Dr. Florence Nakayiwa
Director, Planning and Development Department (PDD)
Email: or
Tel: +256-772-498058

Ms. Gloria Nakyeyune
Planning and Development Department (PDD)
Tel: +256-702-116917

Written by:  Jane Anyango, Communication Officer, Mak CAES


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Re-advertisement: Undergraduate Programmes 2024/2025



A section of the University Road

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from Ugandan, East African, and international applicants for the undergraduate programmes under Government Sponsorship (BVL) and private sponsorship scheme for the 2024/2025 Academic Year.

Each applicant should:

a) Have the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least five passes, or its equivalent and at least two principal passes at Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) obtained at the same sitting. For day programmes only candidates who sat A’ Level in 2023,2022 and 2020 are eligible to apply. For evening, afternoon, and external programmes, a candidate is not restricted on the year of sitting A’ Level.


d) Degree from a recognised/Chartered Institution

Further details on the re-advertised programmes , fees structure, and the procedure of submitting applications can be accessed from the document below:                                            

The closing date for receiving applications for undergraduate admissions is Friday 26th July 2024.                                                           


  1. Applicants are strongly warned against presenting forged or other people’s academic documents to support their applications for admission.  The consequences, if discovered, are very grave indeed.
  2. Do not buy any other documents not originating from the Academic Registrar’s Office.  Those who buy them do so at their own risk. 
  3. The Academic Registrar has not appointed any agent to act on his behalf to solicit for additional funds other than the application fee stated above.    
  4. Applicants are advised to use the right programme names and codes. The university will not be responsible for any wrong information entered in the system by applicants.     

Prof. Mukadasi Buyinza

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Freshers’ Orientation and Registration For 2024/2025 Academic Year



To All First Year Students;
First Year students (Freshers) are by tradition given an “acclimatization” period of one week
which is referred to as the “Orientation Week”. The Freshers report on Campus one week
earlier than the Continuing students and during this week they are introduced to the key facilities in the University as well as other important aspects of life at the University.

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Admission Lists -Disability, Sports and District Quota Schemes 2024/25



Students move towards Main Building on University Road

The Office of Academic Registrar, Makerere University has released the admission list of candidates admitted under the Disability, Sports and District Quota Schemes with Government sponsorship 2024/25 Academic Year.

Kindly follow the links below to access the lists:-

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