About Us

Kigali Independent University ULK is a private Institution of higher learning founded on 15th March, 1996 and governed now by the new law Nº 27/2013 of 24/5/2013 governing the organization and functioning of Higher Education in Rwanda, the Law Nº13/2009 of 27/5/2009 regulating Labor in Rwanda, the Presidential Order Nº51/01 of 13/7/2010 establishing quality standards in higher learning institutions, the ULK statutes, the present Internal Regulations and Manual of procedures.

The philosophy of Kigali Independent University ULK is based on four fundamental principles:

  • To have faith in God;
  • To know one’s mission on earth;
  • To live ethical values;
  • To have positive thoughts.

The values of Kigali Independent University ULK are “Integrity, Humility, Determination and Excellence”.

The motto of Kigali Independent University ULK is “Science and Conscience”.

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.

ULK has the vision to stand out as a university for excellence at the heart of Africa with highly motivated students and a highly qualified personnel endowed with ethical values.