Semester Abroad

Program Details

Discover East Africa

Uganda, known as the Pearl of Africa, has so much to offer those looking for a truly unique semester abroad experience. Home to the source of the Nile River, Lake Victoria, the Rwenzori Mountains and over seven national parks, there’s no shortage of opportunities for you to explore during your time spent in Uganda.

Our Uganda semester abroad program takes place in the bustling and vibrant city of Kampala, the nation’s capital. While abroad, you’ll study at the nation’s leading institution, Makerere University, and intern with one of our locally run partners located in the vibrant city of seven hills.

What the program includes

International tuition and academic fees at Makerere University

Accommodations in shared guest house with shared kitchen and living spaces

Tailored internship experience with one of our partners

24/7 in-country staff support

Arrival airport pickup and 4-day immersive orientation 

Weekly group seminars and routine check-ins


Earn transferable credits at Makerere University


Experience all that Uganda has to offer


Gain work experience with one of our partners

How it works

An Insight semester abroad in Uganda will be a truly unforgettable experience. Though our program might sound complex, it’s really quite straightforward. While in Uganda, you will:

Intern with a locally-led organization four days of the week

Take classes and earn transferable credits one day of the week

Travel and explore the region on weekends and during the week-long break


The program runs for 13 weeks during the winter/spring, summer and fall semesters and is open to students of all academic backgrounds.

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