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The School of Law evolved from the Department of Law established in 1968 in the then Faculty of Social Sciences of Makerere University. It became a fully-fledged Faculty in 1973. In 2014, the School of Law was elevated to College status in accordance with the Universities and other Tertiary Institutions (Management of Constituent Colleges of Makerere University) Statue 2012. As a college, the School is run on three tier system i.e., the University, College and Departments.. 

News Updates

SoL Annual Report 2023

Administrative Officers’ Law Short Course Brochure

Mak School of Law Team sets off for the Philip JESSUP International Law Moot Competition

SoL Gets a New College Registrar

Pre-Entry Examinations for Admission to Bachelor of Laws 2024/25 Academic Year

Panel Debate on Uganda’s Just Energy Transition: Climate Change’s Decarbonization Dilemmas, Charcoal and Conflict

Mr. Kasibante David Elected the New African Regional Coordinator of the United Nations Space Generation Advisory Council

New Poetry Anthology: ‘Whisper of the Trees and Other Poems’

Our academic programs


Candidates seeking to join the LL.B programme must sit and pass the Bachelor of Law Pre-entry Exam administered by the University.


Admission to the LL.M Programme is based on a Graduate Admission Exam administered by the School.

Administrative Law Short Course

The tuition for the course is UGX 900,000/= and the application fee is UGX 50,000/=

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Our Figures

The School has since 1968 positioned itself as a leader in legal education in the country, striving to remain relevant by serving the legal training needs of Uganda, the East African region and beyond. The growth of the School of Law is characterized by several milestones The following are worth noting.

Graduate Students
Undergraduate Students

Mooting At School of Law

The School of Law (SoL) Moot Court by students in the Clinical Legal Education class is always facilitated Public Interest Law clinic (PILAC) and is one of the practical learning exposures  for students on the program


Admissions Open for Administrative Law Short Course.

Makerere University School of Law invites applications for admission to the Administrative Officers’ Law Short Course for the KAMPALA CENTRE that will run for two (2) months during the period (12th  September to November 2022).

Annual Reports