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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.
Vission of Makerere University
Makerere University is a thought leader of knowledge generation for societal transformation and development
To become Africa’s pre-eminent Law School with a rich tradition of excellence in the teaching of law, legal training and research.
To impart quality legal knowledge and skills within an interdisciplinary framework inspired by legal scholarship, outreach and a commitment to justice for all, and produce graduates well equipped to deal with new and emerging legal problems who will serve their clients and the community with integrity and excellence
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The School has five departments i.e., the Department of Law and Jurisprudence, the Department of Public and Comparative Law, Commercial Law Department, the Human Rights & Peace Centre (HURIPEC) and the Environment Law Centre (ELC). Additionally, the School has three innovative initiatives including: The Refugee Law Project (RLP), the Public Interest Law Clinic (PILAC) and the Gender and Sexuality Research Centre.
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.
Makerere University, School of Law P.O. Box 7062 Kampala, Uganda Tel: +256 414 530060 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com Website: www.law.mak.ac.ug Twitter: @MakerereLaw