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Uganda Virus Research Institute



  • The internship programme is coordinated by a training committee of 16 members, headed by a chairperson. The UVRI programmes are represented on this commitee. Under training at UVRI is the Makerere/UVRI Infection and Immunity Research Training Programme (MUII). The MUII aims to contribute to research capacity building by providing exposure to world class science for school leavers, undergraduates, Masters, PhD and post doctoral fellows. It also contributes to research through mentoring post doctoral scientistst to progress to positions of leadership.

Training opportunities under the capacity building programme include:

  • PhD and post doc
  • Masters
  • Short courses
  • Undergraduate internships
  • Opportunities for school leavers
  • Open day on science. Two such days have so far been held—2009 and 2013. We will strive to have more such opportunities. For more information, please visit our website at www.muii.org.ug

The UVRI continues to work with various education institutions to place students for their internships. These institutions include:

  • Makerere University
  • Kyambogo University
  • Nkumba University
  • Uganda Christianity University
  • Ndejje University
  • Kampala International University
  • Busitemba University
  • Nsamizi Training Institute
  • Muteesa I Royal University
  • Medicare Health Professionals College
  • Young Men Christian Association (YMCA)