Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences


Assoc Prof. Katusiimeh Mesharch. W
Faculty Dean

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Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences is one of the best in the Greats Lakes Region with top professors and Lecturers. We offer high quality undergraduate, masters and Doctorate degrees approved by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education (NCHE).

The Faculty of Social Sciences currently comprises of two Departments namely; Department of Social Work and Social Administration and Department of Governance. In the near future other departments namely Department of Sociology, Department of Psychology, Department of Arts and Humanities will be introduced.

This Faculty brings together experts in political science, sociology, international relations, phycology, social work, social administration and public policy to deliver teaching and research. The Faculty’s research in the Arts and Social Sciences is internationally rated. We host major research workshops and international conferences. Our students and staff also benefit from excellent links with key international organizations and institutions.

The Faculty is involved in several internationally funded research projects and consulting for many government, non-governmental and international projects and programs. In that regard the Faculty plays a vital role in shaping public policy.

With the support of our dedicated and highly-reputed staff, we can help you to achieve your full potential. We know that you will enjoy your time at Kabale University and look forward to working with you. I invite you to partner with us and to give us feedback on not only strengthening the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences but the enhancement of the  arts and social sciences agenda in national, regional and global development.

To be the premier center for excellence for teaching and research in Arts and Social Sciences in the Greats Lakes Region.

To provide accessible, high quality, research-driven arts and social sciences education that transforms students into responsible, educated, employable, entrepreneurial citizens.

Postgraduate Programmes

  • Master of Arts in Public Administration & Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management

Undergraduate Programmes

  • Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration
  • Bachelor of Public Administration and Management
  • Diploma in Public Administration and Management
  • Diploma in Social Work and Social Administration
Assoc Prof. Katusiimeh Mesharch. WFaculty DeanPhD Urban Governance, (Weigeningen),
M. Pub. Admin. (MUK),B. Arts (Mak)
Ms Mackline AtuhaireFaculty AdministratorM.A. HRM (student) (KAB) B. Office Mgt & Sec.Studies(Bishop Stuart University) (Dip. Sec.Studies) Bishop Stuart University,Certificate in Sec.Studies (Nyamitanga Col.of.Bus.Stud.),Administrative Officers’ Law course (LDC)

Core values

  • Accountability & Transparency
  • Reliability
  • Trust
  • Flexibility
  • Openness
  • Confidentiality
  • Commitment
  • Tolerance
  • Efficiency and effectiveness
  • Teamwork
  • Creativity & innovativeness
  • Fairness
  • Integrity
  • Respect for human rights
  • Honesty

Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences has the following departments;

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