Kabale University (KAB) is one of the Public Universities of Uganda. KAB enjoys the unique status of being the first University of its kind in Uganda, to metamorphose from private to public. It was established by the Parliament of Uganda through Statutory Instrument No. 36 of 2015, in accordance with The Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act (2001) (as amended).
Prior to this, Kabale University was a ‘not-for-profi t’ Private University, created and owned by the people of the Kigezi Region of South-Western Uganda. The University admitted its 42 pioneer students in 2002, and presently has an enrolment of 3000 students; coming from all parts of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, DRC Congo, and Sudan.
Kabale University was granted Charter Certifi cate No. UI.CH.008 on 29th September 2014. The main Campus is located on Kikungiri Hill in Kabale Municipality, about 2 Km off the Kabale–Katuna-Kigali (Rwanda) Highway.
The University is strategically located between the Anglophone and Francophone zones of the Great Lakes Region of Eastern Africa. KAB off ers a serene environment for academic pursuit.
The University currently off ers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the School of Medicine; Faculty of Computing Library & Information Science; Faculty of Engineering, Technology, Applied Design & Fine Art; Faculty of Education; Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences; Faculty of Science and the Institute of Language Studies. CLICK HERE FOR MORE ON THESE JOB OPENINGS