Strengthening Capacity for ICT Usage and Policy Reforms for Relevant and Quality Masters Research Process Management in Uganda’s HEIs” in Uganda

  • Acronym: ICT-4MRPQ
  • Grant Number: number 101083105 — ICT-4MRPQ
  • Effective start/end date: January 01st, 2023 June 30th, 2026
  • Funder: European Union
  • Type: Capacity Building


The Strengthening Capacity for ICT Usage and Policy Reforms for Relevant and Quality Master’s Research Process Management in Uganda’s HEIs Project (ICT-4MRPQ) is a project funded by the European Union. It is aimed at strengthening Uganda’s Higher Education Institutions’ (HEIs) capacity to use ICT in Masters’ research journey quality management processes and devise Policy reforms for relevant high-quality research outputs. The project is implemented through 5 Universities (3 from Uganda – MUBS, MAK&MUST; 1 from Portugal – ULisboa; 1 from Netherlands – VU, Amsterdam). Uganda HEIs counterparts will benefit from demonstrated increased knowledge, mobility & adoption of new technologies while the European partners will benefit from knowledge and internationalization. At least 700 staff and 1,500 students inter-connected on a NCHE approved Research E-Supervision Platform; 800 masters students conduct their timely research; 500 supervisors & 100 administrative staff improve their work efficiency and interaction with students; 300 internal and 200 external examiners conduct timely assessments of research reports and viva-voce; NCHE with a moderate level of interest will enhance capacity and accreditation; 2 employers (Kyazze, Kankaka& Co. Advocates & UCCSRI Ltd) will upgrade their sustainable development data tracking skills.

Key outputs: (1) A revised national master research policy framework; (2) NCHE approved Masters’ research E-Supervision Platform. (3) A Mobile App. connecting the participating universities.

Short-term Results: Timely graduation of students; Reduced supervision inconsistencies; Relevant research outputs & Reliable student research assessment processes.

Long-term results: Enhanced research capacity; Increased stock of relevant & high-quality research; Employable graduates

Project Contacts/Project Coordinator

Address: Makerere University Business School (MUBS)

Plot 21A, PortBell Road, Kampala Uganda

Tel: +256 702 972532

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  • Prof. Charles Tushabomwe-Kazooba (CTK) - PI
  • Prof. David Katamba - Project Coordinator
  • Prof. Paulo Ferrão
  • Prof Ana Ribeiro
  • Prof. Moya Musa
  • Prof. Christopher Wickert
  • Dr. Nyeinga
  • Prof. Cedric Nkiko
  • Mr. Kankaka
  • Dr. Robert Ayine