University of Kigali
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University of Kigali is one of the leading private higher institutions of learning in Rwanda. It is a fully Accredited Chartered University by the Government of the Republic of Rwanda. It started its operations in October, 2013 upon receiving a definitive license to operate as a private University.
University of Kigali’s main campus is located in Kacyiru, next to Kigali Heights, about 3 Kms from Kigali City Centre.
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University of Kigali is one of the leading private higher institutions of learning in Rwanda. It is a fully Accredited Chartered University by the Government of the Republic of Rwanda. It started its operations in October, 2013 upon receiving a definitive license to operate as a private University.

University of Kigali’s main campus is located in Kacyiru, next to Kigali Heights, about 3 Kms from Kigali City Centre.

Due to its rapid expansion and in order to take services to the local populace, UoK opened a new campus in Musanze District, Northern Province in 2015, housed in the Prestigious RSSB Building.

The University has seven schools namely; The School of Business and Management, the School of Finance and Accounting, the School of IT and Accounting, School of Education, School of Communication and Journalism, School of Law, School of Education and School of Professional and Executive Programmes.

The University has three Centers, Center for Economic Governance and Leadership (CEGL), the Euro-African Center for Study of Law and Markets Regulations and the Center for Modern Languages (CML). The University of Kigali has also two Academies, IBM Academy and CISCO Academy that trains IT Professionals.

The University started operations with 649 students in October 2013 and has experienced remarkable growth in enrolment to over 7500 students in the Undergraduate, Masters and Post Graduate Diploma in Education programs.

University of Kigali presents a well experienced international human resource with 9 professors and 32 PhD holders in various descriptions.

The Uniqueness and added value of University of Kigali lies in the fact that it is a secular locally founded and supported university. The University enjoys partnerships with reputable Universities and Institutions from, Kenya, Uganda, India, South Africa, Germany, Italy, Canada, UK, Poland among others.

The University has an international office as well as International students from Nigeria, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Malawi, China, Turkey, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo, India, Thad, an indication of its drive towards internationalization and excellence.

UoK has several international exchange programmes with Universities in Kenya and AIESEC as well as the Erasmus and Erasmus+ especially exchange of programmes with German Students through the support of the European Union.

The University believes in diversity in the creation and dissemination of critical knowledge, embedded in the richness and potential of the region as envisaged by its founders.

 

 

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Phone
+250 788 303 386
Address
KG 541 st,Kigali Kigali-Rwanda