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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

Afya Na Haki supports Makerere University School of Law to Produce a Special Issue of the EAJPHR

Students showcase Poetry Skills and Anthology Launched

Inaugural Makerere Law Journal Symposium held

HURIPEC Pledges to Continue Research and Documenting Human Rights Violations

SoL Bids Farewell to Staff

All Africa Moot Court 2021

A Profile of Benson C. Mayanja

Farewell Prof. Sylvia Tamale

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/=

Makerere University School of Law

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

November 8

Public Interest Law Clinic (PILAC) At 10

The Public Interest Law Clinic (PILAC) was established at the School of law, Makerere University in January 2012, becoming the
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August 3

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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May 23

Makerere University 72nd Graduation Ceremony

School of Law students will graduate on 23rd May 2022. Download attachments for details.     72nd-Mak-Graduation 72nd-Mak-Graduation-FIRST-CLASS-LIST-1 72nd-Mak-Graduation-Book-of-PhD-Citations-May2022
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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 (10th May to July 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