Welcome to Avance International University

Avance International University is one of the private Universities in Uganda licenced by the National Council for Higher Education on 2nd January 2017. We are located at Nabweru, 1 km off Nansana, Hoima Road and 2km’ off Bwaise, Bombo Road.

The University has a Board of Trustees headed by Rtd Bishop. Dr. Cephas Kamya Semakula to oversee the direction of the university. Other Trustee members are, Prof. Dr. Eng Badru Kiggundu, Hon Rosemary Seninde, Mr. Samuel Majwega Musoke, Mr. Dan Kyagaba and Ms. Daphine Bukirwa.
The Chancellor of Avance International University is Prof. Dr. Ian Fredrick Kayanja. The University has a University Council which is the policy making body, this chaired by Mr. Robert Muwanga. The University has an experienced administration which is headed by Prof. Dr. EHK Nsubuga PhD. Avance’s Academic staff come from various education and cultural backgrounds, this enables instilling of diverse competencies in our students.

Our Vision

To lead in innovative higher education for a social, economic and technological transformation.

Our Mission

To enhance accessibility to innovative higher education in the pursuit of producing competent citizens ready to change and benefit the society to a sustainable social, economic and technological transformation.

Enhancing innovations

Avance student orientation day

Our current programmes

National Certificates

  • National certificate in purchasing and supplies management
  • National certificate in accounting
  • National certificate in business studies
  • National certificate in secretarial studies
  • Uganda certificate in library and international science

Short Courses

  • Change Management
  • Personal Management
  • Leadership & Leadership skills
  • Accounting & Records Management for Business
  • Financial Management for non Financial Managers
  • Management of Cooperative Societies/SACCOS
  • Fundamentals of Land Property Management
  • Front Desk & Office Skills
  • Performance Management
  • Entrepreneurship Skill Development
  • Islamic Banking, Finance & Insurance

Why Study at Avance

  1. Avance International University is focused on innovative education with a fully equipped innovative centre.
  2. We are a research based institution where each faculty has an on going research project.
  3. We use a hands-on based approach in our teaching methodology to ensure that our graduates become critical thinkers.
  4. We are a non denomination university that embraces all cultural and religious backgrounds.
  5. Avance International University academic programmes are designed to meet the current and future public demands.
  6. We have a conducive learning environment with smart lecture theatres.

Avance offers a wide range of Franklin University undergraduate and graduate degree programs.  Students successfully completing their course of study receive a Franklin University degree.