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Islamic University in Uganda

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Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU)
Motto O Lord, Advance Me In Knowledge
Established 1988
Type Private
Chancellor Prof. Dr. Abdallah Omar Nasseef
Vice-Chancellor Dr. Ahmad Kaweesa Ssengendo
Students 6,000+ (2009)[1]
Location Mbale, Uganda
Campus Urban
Website Homepage

The Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU), is a multi-campus university offering courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The main campus of the university is located in Mbale, Uganda, about 222 kilometres (138 mi) northeast of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.[2]


  • History 1
  • University campuses 2
  • Academic departments 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


The idea to start IUIU was conceived at the second summit of the

  • Islamic University In Uganda Requests For Nigerian Lecturers
  • Islamic University in Uganda Homepage
  • Universities of OIC Member Countries Database of SESRIC

External links

  1. ^ Vision Reporter, . (9 June 2009). "Islamic University Sacks Registrar".  
  2. ^ "Road Distance Between Kampala And Mbale With Interactive Map". Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "History of Islamic University In Uganda". EastChance.Com. Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  4. ^ Talemwa, Moses (1 August 2011). "IUIU Increases Student Intake".  
  5. ^ Google, . "Location of The Main Campus of IUIU At Google Maps".  
  6. ^ Nankinga, Mary (8 May 2011). "Isinina Is President At IUIU Kabojja".  
  7. ^ Felix Warom Okello, and Clement Aluma (19 November 2013). "Universities Offer Hope To West Nile’s Poor".  
  8. ^ Nakkazi, Esther (24 August 2013). "Health Faculty to Open In Uganda's Islamic University". OnIslam.Net. Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  9. ^ Kitatta Kaaya, Sadab (10 September 2014). "Uganda: Islamic Organisation OIC Increases Funding for Universities".  


See also

  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Management Studies
  • Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Islamic Studies & Arabic Language
  • Faculty of Health Sciences[8]
  • Faculty of Technology & Engineering (Expected in 2015)[9]
  • Center for Postgraduate Studies

The university has the following faculties:

Academic departments

  • The Main Campus is approximately 2 kilometres (1.2 mi), north of the central business district of the city of Mbale, in eastern Uganda, on the Mbale-Soroti Road. The coordinates of the main campus are:1°06'02.0"N, 34°10'25.0"E (Latitude:1.100556; Longitude:34.173611).[5]
  • The Kampala Campus is on Kibuli Hill, approximately 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi) southeast of the central business district in Kampala, the capital and largest city in Uganda.
  • The Kabojja Campus is located in Kabojja, 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) west of Kampala's central business district. The Kabojja Campus is exclusively females-only.[6]
  • The Arua Campus is in the town of Arua, approximately 400 kilometres (250 mi) northwest of Kampala.[7]

As of December 2014, IUIU has four campuses:[4]

University campuses


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