University of East Africa

The University of East Africa was established on 29 June 1963[1] and served Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda in the eastern African Great Lakes region. The University was originally instituted as an independent external college of the University of London. In 1970, it was split into three independent universities, which are now:

University of East Africa
Swahili: Chuo Kikuu cha Afrika Mashariki
Active29 June 1963–1970
Special relationUniversity of London


  1. ^ "Universities: East Africa", A Historical Companion To Postcolonial Thought In English (Columbia University Press, 2005) Prem Poddar and David Johnson, eds., p. 489.

Coordinates: 6°46′50″S 39°12′12″E / 6.780556°S 39.203333°E / -6.780556; 39.203333