RussiaBelgorod Shukhov State Technology University (BSTU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Makerere University, to enable the two universities collaborate in the areas of research, training, and staff and student exchange. BSTU is one of the leading technological universities in the Russian Federation. It is located in the city of Belgorod in the south-western part of Russia, 600 kilometres from Moscow. Under the MoU, Makerere University will train first year students on behalf of Belgorod University, following the curriculum of BSTU. The students admitted to programmes of BSTU, will have the option to undertake a crash programme in their first year of study at Makerere University or proceed straight to Russia for their studies.

Tuition Fees

In the first year of study, which will be undertaken at Makerere University main campus, students will pay tuition fee of  UGX 1,800,000/= per semester, excluding functional fees. On joining BSTU for the second year of study, students will pay BSTU tuition fees as detailed in the table below.

Programmes and Duration of Study

Applications for the academic year 2017/2018 are invited for study in the following programmes:


BSc. Industrial and Civil Engineering 4 2,500 400 1500
BSc. Mechanical and Machine Engineering 4 2,500 400 1500
BSc. Electrical and Power Engineering 4 2,500 400 1500
BSc. Information Management and Information Technology 4 2,500 400 1500
BSc. Computer Engineering and Computer Programming 4 2,500 400 1500
BSc. Architecture 4 2,500 400 1500
BSc Business Administration and Economics 4 2,500 400 1500
BSc. Accounting and Finance 4 2,500 400 1500
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery 4 2,500 400 1500
BSc. Tourism 4 2,500 400 1500
BSc. Fashion Design 4 2,500 400 1500

Admission Requirements

The Direct Entry Scheme: An applicant must have obtained two advanced level Principal passes at the same sitting of the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education or its equivalent in the relevant subjects (Makerere regulations will apply).

Diploma Holders Entry Scheme: Holders of the Uganda National Examinations Board Ordinary Technical Diploma or its equivalent can be admitted to the relevant programme. Applicants should have obtained a Credit Class diploma.

Commencement of Studies

Successful applicants will commence studies at Makerere University (for those who opt to do one year at Makerere) or at Belgorod and other Russian universities (for those who opt to travel to Russia immediately), in September, 2017.

Application and Deadline

Application forms and further information may be obtained from the office of the Public Relations Officer, Room 5010, 4th floor College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT ) New Building on payment of an application fee of UGX 50,000/=. Application forms may also be obtained on request via email at and submitted at the same address. The deadline for submission of application forms is 10th July 2017.