International University of East Africa


February 7, 2014 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Africa,East Africa,Uganda Universities


About Us

International University of East Africa (IUEA) is a new institution with significant and achievable ambitions, these include providing international-quality courses that will enable graduates to make meaningful contributions to the development of the Ugandan and regional communities.

The IUEA is situated on a 15 acre plot in Kansanga, Kampala, that provides state of the art teaching and learning facilities that including lecture rooms fitted with ICT equipment, social study areas, project rooms, laboratories, staff, student areas, a well-stocked library with access also to online materials using the internet as the medium of communication. The whole campus is served by a wireless network. There is also a medical clinic, restaurants and other related support services. The campus has a large indoor auditorium with a seating capacity of 1500. Construction of a modern student hostel is underway and scheduled for completion by next year. When the planned phases of IUEA’s campus development are completed, the IUEA will easily cater for up to 10,000 students on its Kansanga campus.

The International University of East Africa (IUEA) has set out to create an international university campus partnering with a number of reputed academic institutions from around the world to deliver accredited programmes. Our objective is to bring the best of international education to the heart of East Africa so that potential students who want international education, but cannot attain this due to various socio-economic reasons, can pursue the course they desire at IUEA.

Our Vision

To be the technological University of choice in East and Central Africa

Our Mission

To provide  the practical education necessary for the development of the East and Central African region

Programs Offered

Postgraduate Courses
  • Masters of Petroleum Engineering
  • Masters of Mechanical Engineering
Undergraduate Degree Courses
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Statistics
  • Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Economics
  • Bachelor of Arts in Hotel and Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of science in electrical engineering
  • Bachelor of science in software engineering
  • Bachelor of science in civil engineering
  • Bachelor of science in petroleum engineering
  • Bachelor of Architecture
Diploma Courses
  • Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Admission and Applications

General Entry Requirements

IUEA welcomes applications from everyone with the interest and potential to succeed in higher education.

In principle we consider any qualification for university education as stipulated in the NCHE Qualifications Framework for Uganda, and the East and Central African region, or its equivalent in International Qualifications Framework – including a wide range of European, African and the Middle Eastern and other international qualifications.

General requirements

We require all applicants for undergraduate programmes to demonstrate a good general education, which includes acceptable levels of literacy and numeracy, normally equivalent to at least two principal passes at A-levels.

Individual programmes may have additional requirements, and these are outlined in our prospectus.

English language requirements

English is the language of instruction at IUEA. International students must therefore have an internationally-recognised English language qualification or at least possess a reasonable/acceptable command of the English language.

For further advice on the acceptability of a full range of qualifications for students whose first language is not English or have not previously studied in English, contact our Admissions office.

Age restrictions

The University admits students on the basis of individual merit and does not discriminate on grounds of age. However, special arrangements are in place for students who will be under the age of 18 on arrival at the University.  For more information, please see the Undergraduate Admissions Policy.

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