Baguma, Rehema

Research Associate

  • Rehema Baguma
    Campus de Couros, Rua de Vila Flor 166, 4810-445 Guimarães, Portugal

    Research Interests

    • E-Learning
    • Electronic Governance
    • Human-centred information systems
    • ICT for development
    • Inclusive ICT-enabled services


    • PhD, Information Systems, Radboud University, Netherlands (2010)


    • Research Associate at the United Nations University Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV)
    • Director of Academic Affairs, Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU)
    • Associate Professor of Information Systems, School of Computing & Engineering, UTAMU
    • Head and Senior Lecturer, Department of Information Systems, Makerere University
    • Coordinator, ICT4D Research Group, Makerere University
    • Member of ICT Association of Uganda, National Conference for Communications (NCC) and Women of Uganda Network

    Biographical Statement

    Rehema Baguma is an Associate Professor of Information Systems at Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU), and a Research Associate at UNU-EGOV. She is also the Director Academic Affairs on a part time basis at UTAMU.

    In recent years, Rehema Baguma has coordinated two research projects based in Uganda implemented in partnership with external collaborators. She has also successfully executed over 7 consultancies in Uganda and other East African countries in ICT4D. So far, she has published 26 research papers in journals, books as book chapters and international conferences. She has served as visiting lecturer in MSc at Uganda Christian University, Kigali Institute of Science & Technology (KIST) in Rwanda, and Kigali Independent University also in Rwanda. She has also served as an external examiner for PhD and Msc at Islamic University in Uganda and the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) in Tanzania.

    Rehema Baguma has co-supervised one PhD student to completion and three are currently ongoing where she is the first supervisor. She has also supervised to completion 8 Msc students. She founded the ICT4D Research group at Makerere University and served as its coordinator between 2011 and 2013.