About us

Message from the Vice Chancellor

I thank the Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC) for having appointed me to this position of leadership. I promise to do my best to advance the mission of this esteemed institution...

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Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) is a faith-based private University owned by the Episcopal Conference of the Catholic Bishops of Uganda. UMU acknowledges the late Archbishop Kiwanuka as the Father of Catholic higher education in Uganda...

To be a University that is nationally and internationally recognized for excellence in teaching, learning, research, advancement of knowledge and community engagement.
To provide quality higher education, training and research for the betterment of society guided by ethical values.
  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Reliability
  • Action based on Institutional Ethos
  • Quality
“Virtute et sapientia duc mundum”: In wisdom, lead the world
Inspired by those by whose name we are called the Martyrs of Uganda; source of our strength, our courage and our hope; guide us in virtue to lead the world Virtute et Sapientia!
May we remain faithful to the name; Uganda Martyrs University; a place of love, where it is good to be; guide us in wisdom to lead the world Virtute et Sapientia!

Services we offer


Archbishop Kiwanuka Memorial Library provides, book material, online resources, conducive reading space, Internet access and much more...


Uganda Martyrs University partners with AAR Medical Insurance to provide top quality yet affordable health services


Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Business Administration and Management
Faculty of Health Science
Faculty of the Built Environment
Faculty of Science



School of postgraduate studies
Mother Kevin Postgraduate School of Medicine
School of Social Arts and Sciences


Institute of Ethics


Catering Services

The university dining services provide healthy and nutritious breakfast, lunch and supper

Counselling services

A has a full-time counsellor is available to give guidance to students during their stay at UMU

ICT & Internet

UMU has well-stocked computer facilities and maintains 24 hour Internet and Intranet services


Rubaga Campus

Rubaga campus is located in Kampala, Rubaga Division next to Rubaga Cathedral