|Motto||Labour for the Future|
|Vice Chancellor||Tombola Masereri Gustave|
KG 541 Street, Kigali,
University of Kigali (UoK) is a fully accredited and chartered university by the Government of Rwanda. UoK started its operations in October 2013.
The temporary campus of the university is located along KG 541 Street, in the central business district of Kigali, the capital and largest city in Rwanda. The geographical coordinates of the university campus are:01°57'03.0"S, 30°05'35.0"E (Latitude:-1.950833; Longitude:30.093056).The university has plans to relocate to larger premises in Masaka at a later date. The university maintains a second campus in the Rwanda Social Security Bureau Building in the town of Ruhengeri, Musanze District, in the Northern Province of Rwanda.
As of May 2020, the university maintains two campuses; the main campus or The Kigali Campus and the upcountry campus or The Musanze Campus. Total enrollment is approximately 8,000 students, with approximately 6,500 undergraduates and about 1,500 postgraduate students.
The university has international students from Nigeria, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania, China, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Ethiopia, Turkey, Central African Republic, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Angola, Republic of the Congo, Senegal and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
As of May 2020, the university maintained the following academic units.
The University of Kigali maintains academic collaboration with the following universities: (a) University of Cape Town (b) Kenyatta University (c) Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (Southern Africa office) (d) Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University (e) Symbiosis International University and (e) Strathmore University
The University of Kigali is a member of:
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