Field study at Sempaya Hot springs

The Sempaya study hot springs

Feldwork at Nimule

The greatest visit to Nimule

Para Ferry crossing

Crossing over the River Nile

Field study at katwe salt pans

Salt pans as one of the processes of salt mining

The Murchison falls

Experiencing the best of nature

Message from the Head of Department

With great pleasure I welcome you to the website of the Department of Geography and Social Studies Kyambogo University. Read more

Academic Programmes

The Department of Geography and Social Studies, has undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that attract prospective students annually. Read more

Research and Publications

We are focused on delivering hands-on skilling to our learners for a better field experience.

Short Courses

your future education starts now

The Department of Geography and Social Studies conducts the following short courses on demand. Participants should expect to be trained for 2 weeks at a cost of 400,000= and upon completion, successful candidates will be awarded certificates of completion. Read More


Short courses

All our activities are underpinned by the department’s teaching and research facilities

Fellowship/Research opportunities

Opportunities to Postgrauate students

The department advertises short-term research fellowships in the field of geography. Successful candidates are normally awarded tuition fees, research funds and equipment such as laptop, GPS etc. The fellowships are awarded to successful competent progressive postgraduate students within the department and beyond depending on the availability of funds.

Research positions can also be awarded to fully sponsored overseas students to conduct their studies in Uganda. The department offers working space, scholarly reading materials and equipment, and research guidance on request.

Partnerships & collaborations