American Center

The American Center Kampala is your one stop well-stocked resource center, and vibrant collaborative programming American space that fosters a connection between Ugandans and Americans by promoting mutual understanding, collaborations, and discussions on topics of mutual interest to the Ugandan and American people. The space is a bustling hub of thematic programming activities centered on American culture and values, STEM education, entrepreneurship, the power of creativity, and study in the United States. Membership and all services are free of charge to the public; however, visitors must present a valid photo ID to access the facility.

To browse a selection of free online magazines, academic journals, newsletters, and movies, visit the eLibraryUSA digital library.

Email KampalaAmericanCenter@gmail.com for help accessing the materials. To view materials available for checkout at the American Center, browse the online catalogue here. Call 0787772135 with questions.

Hours of Operation 

Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EAT
Saturday 9 a.m. to noon EAT

Events: Look out for upcoming event announcements on our Calendar and social media platforms.

To receive monthly newsletters and keep up with the latest event highlights and services, register for free to become a member of the American Center.

For more information, please contact us via email at KampalaAmericanCenter@gmail.com

U.S. Mission Kampala’s American Center is located on the 5th floor of the Embassy Plaza building on Ggaba road.


The American Center regularly hosts a variety of programs, and provides up-to-date information about the United States.  All the services  offered at the American Center are free of charge.  For more information, please contact us via email at KampalaAmericanCenter@state.gov. 

You can also register to become a member of the American Center so you can receive updates on any of our services. To keep up with the latest highlights and events, register to become a member for free access to the latest edition of the American Center Kampala Newsletter.

Please keep watching this space for additional information!

Use the Library Catalog to find out the resources available in the American Center