The Copyright Institute of Uganda, is established to promote copyright law awareness and education in order to steer interest in and advance the study and understanding of copyright law  in relation to copyrights and
neighbouring rights which include but are not limited to music, art, literature, theatre, motion picture, television, computer software, architecture, and other works of authorship, and their distribution through both traditional and new media and all other such rights as provided under the laws of Uganda and ratified International Statutes.