Makerere University acknowledges that funds received from SIDA under the bilateral Research Cooperation enable Ugandan public universities to conduct impactful research, research capacity strengthening, institutional advancement, generate knowledge and promote research uptake for regional development, which is partly supported as part of the EDCTP programme supported by the European Union.

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Call for applications for One (1) PhD fellowship in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Informatics tenable at Makerere University

Monday, July 11, 2016 - 18:00

Programme outline in brief

The PhD programme is funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). Makerere University (Mak), Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), University of Gothenburg (UGOT), and Chalmers University of Technology (Chalmers) will jointly train ten (10) PhD-students. The aim is to build research capacity in innovative Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) for sustainable economic growth in Uganda. Health and education are the two application domains that will be main focus areas. The programme spans four to five years and include (i) general courses in Software Engineering, and Informatics/Information Systems, as well as specialization courses, and (ii) data collection and thesis writing.

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