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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

Professor Kjaer Visits SoL

Professor Bakibinga awarded Order of Merit by his Alma Mater, King’s College Budo

Bakibinga Recognised for Service and Leadership to Makerere University

The Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023: Protecting the Public or Oppressing Minorities?

PILAC partners with Unwanted Witness: 2nd edition of Privacy Moot Court Competition launched

Pre-Entry Examinations for Admission to Bachelor of Laws 2023/24 Academic Year

Ndejje Students on Career Guidance visit to School of Law

Refugee Law Project has a New Director

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.

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Upcoming Events

March 13

Mak 73rd Graduation Ceremony

The 73rd Graduation Ceremony of Makerere University will be held from Monday 13th to Friday 17th February 2023 following the schedule below. The School
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October 20, 2022

The 8th CLE MOot Competition

The School of Law Public Interest Law Clinic organised the 8th CLE Moot Court Competition held on 20th October 2022.
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November 8, 2022

PILAC@10 Celebrations

THEME: Consolidating our gains through Transforming legal Education, Promoting Public Interest Litigation, Enhancing Access to Justice and Leveraging on Strategic
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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).

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