Kigali Independent University(ULK)

Kigali Independent University (French: Université Libre de Kigali, ULK), in Rwanda, is a private Institution of Higher Learning founded on 15 March 1996 and governed by the Law No. 27/2013 of 24/5/2013 governing the organization and functioning of Higher Education in Rwanda, the Law No. 13/2009 regulating Labor in Rwanda, the Presidential Order No. 51/01 of 13/7/2010 establishing quality standards in higher learning institutions.

Historical background

Kigali Independent University ULK was created in 1996, after the genocide in Rwanda which took place in 1994. Prof. Dr Rwigamba Balinda is the founder and owner of the University. ULK started its activities from the St Paul buildings. After the St. Paul buildings, ULK built its first campus at Kacyiru currently these buildings holds the secondary school “Glory Secondary School”. In 2007, All Administrative and teaching activities of ULK Kigali campus moved to the new headquarters at Gisozi sector.


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 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 enable them to become actors and organizers of a complete development of the nation.


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Kigali Independent University Contact Details

 Address: KG 14 Ave, Kigali

 Location: Kigali, Rwanda

 Telephone Number: +250 788304086

 Telephone Number 2: +250 788304173

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