University of Rwanda

3.5 out of 5 (471 ratings / 442 reviews) Butare, Rwanda
The UR is a singular, multi-campus institution offering a wide range of academic studies. As such, it provides opportunities for students to pursue a variety of programs - some that are quite specialized in nature, others that are multi-disciplinary and/or problem-based in focus.

Master's Programmes

About

History

The University of Rwanda (UR) was established by the Government of Rwanda. It resulted from the merge of the nation’s seven public Higher Learning Institutions into a consolidated entity governed by the Board of Governors and an Academic Senate with strong staff and student representation, along with the Vice Chancellor who is the University’s chief executive officer. 

Education

To be a leading University that develops highly enterprising graduates prepared and dedicated to building a more just and sustainable society locally, nationally and globally, with appropriate innovations that advance quality of life.

Research

To support the development of Rwanda by discovering and advancing knowledge, committed to the highest standards of academic excellence , where students are prepared for lives of service, leadership and solutions.

Career

We provide career information services necessary for planning, achieving and maintaining employment. This includes information on occupations, skills, career pathways, trends in the labor market and training programs available to meet these goals and to prepare students for work. 

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Services

Housing services

Accommodation is a private arrangement for each student. There is limited accommodation in University hostels on each Campus. Allocation of rooms to campus hostels is managed by the Campus Director of Students Welfare. Due to limited rooms, priority is normally given to female students, first year students and students with serious social problems (identified by the Students Guild Council).

Library services

Welcome to the University of Rwanda Library services, URLS. As the Largest Academic Library in Rwanda, we are a key partner in teaching, learning, research and innovation. We provide diverse and user-focused services and collections in an inviting, collaborative, and innovative learning environment across 14 UR Campuses.

ICT services

Access to high-quality electronic systems, networks, and technical support staff, sufficient to meet the needs of students, Schools, and staff throughout the College

Student Life

Campus life

To support the development of Rwanda by discovering and advancing knowledge, committed to the highest standards of academic excellence , where students are prepared for lives of service, leadership and solutions.

Sports facilities

  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Handball
  • Karate
  • Athletics
  • Chess

Student Reviews

My review is that its difficult what's not your choice
Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

I've got little experience because I got in the university since last week am still new at the university

I am familiar of math and statistics
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I am studying math and statistics, I am experienced in language program like excel, R program, spss and also I am experienced in data analysis and correct data.

My life purpose
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My experience during this time, I am doing international economics is so good as I am studying my passion and all I want is to help my community to explore different opportunities that are helpful for economic development and harmonization with other nations through trade.

Butare, Southern Province, Rwanda

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