Welcome from the Deputy Vice Chancellor

Prof. Nelson Ijumba


Dear Applicant,

Welcome to the University of Rwanda.

We are delighted that you are considering applying to our University for your study. The University of Rwanda’s vision is to educate the next generation of leaders in the Country who are prepared and dedicated to building a more just and sustainable world. It has expertise in a wide range of programmes, offered by qualified and experience staff. The programmes are delivered in a student centred learning environment designed to enhance your experience.

As a student at UR, you will be working with academic staff who are leaders in their fields; academics who are committed to seeing you succeed and will help you to develop your ideas, knowledge and understanding. The objective is to equip you with knowledge, skills and attributes that will enable you to contribute to the socio-economic transformation of the society as a responsible citizen.

At UR, you will also be part of a community rich in its diversity and committed to promoting the following core values: Academic Excellence, Nation-centredness, Student-focussed, Honesty and Integrity, Freedom of Inquiry, Innovation and Creativity, Social justice and  Accountability

I hope you will find on this website inspiration to apply.


Professor Nelson Ijumba
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs and Research)