The University was initially established as a not-for-profit community institution, owned by the people of Kigezi. The University opened its gates in 2002 to forty-two (42) students and presently has an enrolment of about 3500 coming from all parts of Uganda, and the neighboring countries of Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Congo (DRC) and South Sudan.
TRAINING AND RESEARCH STRUCTURES
- Faculty of Computing, Library and information Technology,
- Faculty of Engineering, Technology and Applied design,
- Faculty of Science,
- Faculty of Education,
- Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences,
- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences,
- Faculty of Agriculture and Environment Sciences,
- Institute of Language
- Studies and School of Medicine with over 54 undergraduates and postgraduate programmes.
Kabale University currently has 60 academic programmes, 3253 students and 220 academic staff members which is about 20% of the approved staff establishment.
Of the 56 academic programmes and majority of the programmes are in STEM. Kabale University has an ICT Service Unit which manages and provides ICT technical and support services to all academic and administrative units across the University. The University has since then adopted eLearning and is looking forward to strengthening it.
P.O Box 317
Kabale - Uganda
website : www.kab.ac.ug