Visiting Makerere University

The Office is responsible for receiving and welcoming international visitors to the university and making programmes for their visit. It also handles accommodation reservations in major hotels and in guest houses in and around town. The office is also responsible for campus tours and organizes trips to various places of interest within the country.

Notable visitors like H.E Recep Tayyip Erdogan The Turkish President, H.E Yahel Vilan The Ambassador of Israel to Uganda, H.E Donevico Fornara Ambassador Of Italy to Uganda, Nelly Ruiz Petrangelli The Honorary Counseul of Spain, H.E Lekoa S. Mollo South African High Commissioner, H.E Archibishop Augustine Kasujja Apostolic Nuncio to Belgium, H.E Mr Jamal Rafah- Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Uganda, H.E Peter Blomeyer The German Ambassador to Uganda, The Second Vice President Gudrun Bjort Yngvadottir Of The Lions Club International, H.E Kazuaki Kameda The Ambassador Of Japan To Uganda, Chinese Ambassador H.E Zheng ZhuQiang, Deborah Ruth Malac the United States Ambassador to Uganda, H.E Kristian Schmidt European Union Ambassador to Uganda to mention but a few.

Our Visitors Tours

Internal and external tours are organised for both visitors to the university and students studying at Makerere.

The internal tours that involve moving around the campus allows one to see the Makerere Art Gallery with its eye catching pictures and professionally made paintings, sculptures and other mediums of Art. This is located after the school of education at the Margret Trowel school of industrial Fine Arts.

Visitors are also allowed to visit the Makerere University Main library. This is a big library after the main building with all sorts of books from politics, science and art.The international Relations Office is also responsible for arranging external tours for those willing to explore outside Makerere.

The Location Of Makerere University

Makerere University main campus is located approximately 2 Miles from the capital city (Kampala).

From Kampala city, follow Bombo Road that takes you up to wandegeya. Makerere University is located behind Wandegeya on Makerere hill.

Accomodation At The Makerere University Guest House

The University Guest House is located inside Makerere University right behind the Tennis courts, a few meters after the main gate. It is responsible for welcoming and providing services to the university visitors.

Some of the services offered by the university guest house include;

  • Accommodation facilities.
  • Arrange and organize trips in and around the university
  • Meetings, conferences and parties.

The university guest house has a restaurant that provides breakfast, lunch and super as desired by the guests.

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Makerere University welcomes International Students who satisfy the minimum entry requirements.
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