“To Produce Skilled, Intelligent, Hardworking and Morally Upright Citizens Endowed with Rigorous Academic and Cultural knowledge to Serve Humanity, Nature and God”


“To become a Beacon of Excellence for Collective Success in Divinity and Hard work”


The aim of Ibanda University is to provide: “Excellence in Teaching, Research, Services, Community Support and Development”.


Your Centre of Excellence

Ibanda University is a fully registered and recognized International University by Ministry of Education, Science Technology and Sports, and Uganda National Council for Higher Education (NCHE), License No.UI.PL.025 of 2014.

The institution is based on a deep-seated respect for academic freedoms and the values of responsibility, excellence and enterprise;

Ibanda University offers Masters, Post-Graduate Diplomas, Degree and Diploma programmes. In addition, the University runs short courses which are all designed to impart skills and develop professionals on entrepreneurship, leadership, critical thinking, innovations, academic excellence, integrity, and outstanding academic training that transforms communities.


Why You Should Choose Ibanda University.

Making a Difference

An entrepreneurial education starts with entrepreneurial thinkers. At Ibanda University, you’ll collaborate with lecturers and classmates on projects that interest and inspire you.

Big and Small

We’re large enough to offer you a variety of programs to choose from and lots of hands-on educational opportunities. But we’re small enough to give you the personalized learning you want. Lcecturers will know your name and leave their office doors open. And your academic advisor will help you map out an academic plan based on your personal goals - and help you with course corrections if your goals change.

Global Reach

In the classroom, across the state, throughout the country, and around the world - Ibanda University students are learning. Our campus is steeped in heritage but it packs some unbelievable technology and educational opportunities. Our journalism majors run their own full-service newsroom. The shelves in our physical Library are stocked full of prominent text books.


Study at Ibanda University

All our programmes are accredited by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) and are designed to equip and shape you to face and address real world challenges.

Master's Degree

Our master's degree allows students to build advanced knowledge of a specialized body of theoretical and applied knowledge, forge a deeper understanding of their area of study, and develop a range of skills applicable to their trade.

Postgraduate Diploma

The Ibanda University postgraduate diploma (PgD) is a qualification awarded after a university degree, which supplements the original degree and awards them with a graduate diploma.

Bachelor's Degree

A bachelor’s degree at Ibanda University is an undergraduate degree in which you study a subject of your choice and can enhance your access to job opportunities, expose you to new ideas, and boost your earning potential.


Diploma courses at Ibanda University aim to equip learners with knowledge, skills and competencies in order to obtain the diploma certification.

Short Courses

Tailor Made Short Courses at Ibanda University aim to equip learners with skills that help them to build their capacity and compete with the current job market.

Community Based Projects

These are projects completed by or paid for by an Audit Participant focused on improving, protecting, or reducing community risks to public health or the environment that could have been caused by potential violations by the Audit Participant.

Legal Status of Ibanda University.

We are Licensed

Ibanda University was licensed by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) in 2013 Vide Interim License No. NCHE/GR/AL/02 dated 25th June 2013. This paved the way and permission to start final preparations for the university under the stewardship of the Ibanda University Project Development Committee. On 29th September 2014, NCHE Vide Provisional License Ref: UI.PL.025 was the final stage of approval for the formal opening up of Ibanda University commence its mandate as a bona fide provider of university education, research outreaches and other attendant services. Thereafter the University was honored to be inaugurated by H.E. Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.

Looking for Quality Education?

Apply for Masters, Postgraduate Diploma, Bachelors, Diploma or Short Course at Ibanda University.


What People Say About Us

We are always proud when the community leaves a word or two about us.

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