Believing that international relationships are mutually beneficial and that they enhance the academic pursuits of both institutions, Makerere University Business School and the University of Gavle, Sweden acknowledged their joint interest in academic cooperation and exchange.
The collaboration is fully funded by the Swedish Government through the University of Gavle. The collaboration will have the two institutions identify projects relevant for developing countries; it will also involve staff and student exchanges each academic year.
It is envisaged that this collaboration will open doors to development of future programmes involving faculty , staff, students and scholars from both institutions through the exchange of academic information and materials, joint research and publications, conferences and academic meeting participation
The areas of co-operation include programs offered at either institution felt to be desirable and feasible for the development and strengthening of co-operative relationships between the two institutions.