Why study at Makerere University


The biggest University in East Africa with a mission to provide innovative teaching, learning, research and services responsive to National and Global needs, Makerere University offers a broad range of academic actvities in a resource constrained enviroment. The University has about 35,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students.

Formed in 2008, College of Education and External Studies is a very good place for a wonderful international experience because;

  • International students and Makerere students are trained to be versatile and adopt easily to challenges in the education system and in community work of resource-poor countries. This is so because students and Faculty get a chance to experience real world challenges while in the field and in schools.
  • The College of Education and External Studies offers research opportunities and schools and field attachments. These expose international students and faculty to a wide range of cultural, social, political, and educational experiences that are not available within their home countries.
  •  Staff and students of MakCEES friendly and welcoming, this provides a conducive environment for student to learn and faculty to work.
  • Students and Faculty get hands-on experience in doing field studies and problems one may encounter in research such as translation of interview questionnaires and use of interpreters and doing qualitative research.

 Life at MakCEES

The schedule varies from day to day depending on the individual team, the visiting lecturers and the day of the week.