The Professional Development Certificate Program will be led by our expert faculty from
diverse backgrounds.

The Rotary Peace Center at Makerere University is a collaborative effort of The
Rotary Foundation and Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda


The Makerere University Rotary Peace Center offers an Advanced Certificate in Peacebuilding, Conflict Transformation and Development hosted by the Makerere University Peace and Conflict Studies Program (PCS).

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About Us

Makerere is the eighth largest University in Africa, accounting for 50% of University enrollment in Uganda.

Ranked 5th in Africa by Times higher education in Africa (2018), Makerere is the 2nd top Research University in Africa with 90% of research publications in Uganda.

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How to apply

We are now accepting Rotary Peace Fellowship applications for the 2023-24 academic year. Candidates have until 15 May to submit applications to The Rotary Foundation. Apply Now

Makerere University Rotary Peace center

The Center is one of the seven Rotary Peace Centers worldwide that offers a Postgraduate Diploma in Peace-building, Conflict Transformation, and Development hosted by the Makerere University Peace and Conflict Studies Program (PCS).

Up to 40 fellowships are awarded annually for the Professional Development Certificate program at the Makerere Rotary Peace Center, Kampala, Uganda.

The Makerere Rotary Peace Center is hosted by Makerere University, one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Africa. Makerere University is composed of nine colleges offering programs for about 35,000 undergraduates and 3,000 postgraduates. 


The Vice-Chancellor, Makerere University, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe in the picture with the Rotary International Team

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