Registration for 2016-2017 is ongoing. Courses starts on 5th September 2016.
ULK is offering a discount on Tuition fees

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    NOTE OF THE PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER

    With pleasure, I warmly welcome you to the website of the Kigali Independent University ULK. Stepping out of the painful history that struck our country, today the focus is on the future.
    Our goal is therefore to produce competent and high performing human resource required for rebuilding Rwanda and contributing to its sustainable development. ULK remains widely open to cooperation at the national and international levels, mainly with institutions endowed with the same mission and vocation.
    More detailed information about our university is available on our website (see menu on top). We are eager to receive your opinions and suggestions in a constructive way in order to improve information on our website.
    Thanks a lot for having chosen ULK.

    Office of Founder and President
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    Our Mission and Philosophy

    The Philosophy of ULK is based on four fundamental principles:
    To have faith in God; To know one’s mission To have positive thoughts To live ethical values.


    Kigali Independent University ULK is destined to stand out as a remarkable university for excellence at the heart of Africa with highly motivated students and high qualified personnel endowed with elevated ethical values.
    The fundamental mission of ULK is to provide the students with a training which will enablethem to become actors and organizers of a complete development of the nation. About ULK
  • UndergraduateMasters
    Economics & Bus. StudiesSocial SciencesMaster of Business Administration (MBA)Master of Governance
    LawScience & Tech.Master of FinanceMaster of Development Studies
    Polytechnic Inst.Master of AccountingMaster of Law in Public International Law
    Electrical & Electronics EngineeringCivil EngineeringMaster of Science in EconomicsMaster of International Econ. & Business Law
       Master of Science in Internet Systems
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    Tuitions and Fees

    ULK is offering 30% discount on tuition fees for the academic year 2016-2017 for Year ones and Masters programmes students. Kigali Independent University ULK's fees payment procedure is the following: - Paying in installments is negociated and obtained from the administrative and Financial Director (DAF) and the beneficiary must respect his/her written promise; Tuition fees structure
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    Great Career Outcomes

    We'll help you PREPARE FOR a bright future
    The University’s Careers Centre service can support you as you build your workplace skills during your studies. We can provide guidance as you decide on a career direction and search and apply for jobs or further study. We run seminars and events with employers, and encourage you to seek out internships and other professional opportunities while you’re studying. The best performing students find themselves linked to big companies like banks at the end of their studies

    Students' best experiences
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    a Home away from home

    Are you looking for a great education in the heart of an African international city with a friendly attitude and high moral values? Then welcome to Kigali Independent University ULK. Students come to ULK from all over the world, drawn by the University’s outstanding academic programs, exceptional career opportunities, and extraordinary ethical values. ULK has been ranked top university in Rwanda by a very renowned ranking metric. The ULK student body is comprised of more than 10,000 undergraduate, Polytechnic and graduate students, serving over 500 international students and research scholars Ready to join this dynamic university? International Students info

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Our Mission

The mission of ULK is: to educate, teach, conduct research and serve the community.

The fundamental mission of ULK is to provide the students with a training which will enables them to become actors and organizers of a complete development of the nation.

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    I was privileged to study in such a good university

    MUKAZI NDEKEZI Peace, Graduated in International Relations

    Studying in ULK has inspired my ambitions, it gave me a vision of what i want to become in the future.
    Studying in ULK gave me so many opportunities to achieve my targeted goals as a student, such as improve my skills and knowledge, compete at national and regional level and perform well in my studies.
    As a student, I always had facilities in studying, we had good computer labs to do our research, many different rooms to study and a good library to improve our knowledge.

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    ULK encouraged me and motivated me to achieve my dreams

    MUKESHA Sandra, , Graduated in 2015 in the School of Law

    ULK hires the best lecturers who are experienced. Furthermore, ULK has the spirit of encouraging its students and build their self-confidence. I have been appointed to represent Rwanda in East Africa mainly due to the confidence ULK authorities had in me.

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    ULK has highly motivated and experienced lecturers

    NYIRAMUHIRE Dancilla, Student at ULK

    ULK has very experienced lecturers and the university teaches us to practice ethical values. This is very important because even in job you can not perform well with a good moral conduct. ULK helps ladies to achieve through the associations available on campus.

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    Apart from beautiful gardens and buildings, ULK has good lecturers

    NDAGIJIMANA Antoine, Student at ULK

    Apart from beautiful gardens, atmosphere and buildings, ULK has good lecturers who teach with love and courage. Our lecturers encourage us to pray every morning before courses.

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    ULK is the only university which gives character and knowledge

    RUBADUKA Frank, Student in the School of Social Sciences

    One of the reasons why I chose ULK is that it was able to help me achieve my dreams. ULK had the programme of my choice (Social Sciences). But the most interesting thing about ULK is that it is the only one which gives character and values to its students in addition to the knowledge.