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.  


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


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.

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 in the way new and professional nurses were being educated in Uganda.