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The College vision, mission and core values demonstrate the importance placed upon research activities within the College. In keeping with excellence in research, Al-Mustafa Islamic College has a framework of policies for conducting research in the College. The framework and policies are designed to promote ethical research and integrity.


The Al-Mustafa Islamic College Research is interdisciplinary and collaborative in nature, with a strong collegiate and interactive atmosphere. It offers an excellent environment in which to train students and as they are exposed to a wide variety of different techniques and approaches to uncover what are often common principles of brain function.


To develop and expand innovative research programs that align well with institutional mission and strategic plan, address important regional, national and global needs, and through latest technology supports general research scholars of the country.


  • To build and sustain strategic research clusters of excellence that leverage existing university strengths, match well with future directions of the College, offer good career opportunities for university graduates that are of strategic importance to Uganda.
  • To expand regional, national, and international partnerships with government, organization and academia in Socio-economic development.
  • To emphasize across the targeted strategic research clusters interdisciplinary initiatives that result in nationally and internationally recognized distinctive and innovative sponsored research programs.
  • To foster research partnerships, integrating research programs across campus, and promoting opportunities for collaboration with other campuses of Ugandan and Iranian Universities.
  • To promote the protection, transferring, and commercialization of intellectual property, and develop links to socio-economic development in al Mustafa and the nation, advancing Translating Research into Practice and other initiatives with major societal impact.
  • To foster systematic integration of the research experience in undergraduate programs, leading to research-based learning in the academic disciplines across the institution.
  • To promote alignment and optimization of graduate programs with respect to the strategic research clusters, including through development of distinctive post-graduate programs, and to expand research opportunities and resources that attract and support a robust number of postdoctoral fellows and scholars.