Welcome to

Clarke International University

Clarke International University (CIU) (Formerly, International Health Sciences University (IHSU) in Uganda is a University that is licensed by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education (NCHE [UI.PL 013]).  CIU is a non-residential university offering health sciences and business courses and grooms students to become tomorrow's leaders nationally and internationally.  CIU is currently situated on the third floor at International Hospital Kampala (IHK) in Namuwongo.


Our Vision For CIU

A values-based university that inspires leadership, critical thinking, innovation, and outstanding academic training that transforms communities.


CIU's Mission

To prepare students for global leadership and to be catalysts for transformation.

We achieve this mission through a Values-Based Education; Instilling in students a zeal for Lifelong Learning; Outstanding Interdisciplinary Academic Training, Research and Community Outreach; Innovative Action; and, Exceptional Faculty.

Our students and graduates are challenged and trusted with an important agenda: to strive for academic excellence; to lead change through innovative action and transformational practices that impact communities and improve lives.  Their journey to making a difference starts here.



Clarke International University (Formerly International Health Sciences University) was founded in 2005 by Dr Ian Thomas Clarke with the aim of improving the training of human resources for health.  The first school, the School of Nursing, was established in 2005 with 16 diploma students.  The primary goal of the school was to rethink, refresh, and make a difference to the way new and professional nurses were being educated in Uganda.

About the

Clarke Family

The Clarke family have lived in Uganda for over thirty years, during which time they have been committed to the development of their adopted homeland.

The vision of the Clarke family is to impact Uganda through sustainable development. Over the years they have provided thousands of jobs in their various enterprises, and recognise the need for a values-based practical education as a foundation for employment.

Apply for a Course

We are accepting applications for all courses.

Visit Our Campuses

  • Plot 4686 St. Barnabas Road, Kampala-Namuwongo 3rd Floor, International Hospital Kampala
  • Le Palm building, Lubobo Close, Tank Hill Rd, Muyenga