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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. 

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News & Updates

Dr. Josephine Ndagire Appointed to ACHPR Committee for the Prevention of Torture in Africa

HURIPEC Engages MPs on Budgeting Crisis Funds

Human Rights Mobility program (Sept 2022 – Aug 2024): Open call for applications

High Level Delegation from East African Court of Justice visit Mak School of Law

Mak School of Law Students Excel at Inaugural Arbitration Moot

Handover at the School of Law: New Ag. Principal & Ag. Deputy Principal Assume Office

Call for Papers: Second National Inclusive Education Symposium 2022

New Leadership at School of Law

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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Undergraduate Students

Upcoming Events

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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August 3, 2022

9th Annual Conference on Economic, Social & Cultural Rights

The Makerere University School of Law, Public Interest Law Clinic (PILAC) in partnership with the Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER),
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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