Our Campus

When you’re a student of Mount Kenya University Rwanda, It’s not all about work

With Kigali, Rwanda’s capital city and only minutes away to many of its entertainment and shopping places you can be sure of a good time. Mount Kenya University students can be forgiven for looking pleased with themselves. Kigali city is one of the safest and cleanest cities in Africa with unique and fascinating places with so much going on. Kigali city boasts of over100 pubs and bars, and its night life is legendary. Any night of the week there‘ll be a club or gig to suit you. You’ll find gigs in pubs, night clubs and on the beaches out of the city.

The city has a diverse cultural scene with always something to keep you entertained. It is also home to some of East African top musicians some of whom have studied at the university. SUPERB LOCATION If you are in need of retail therapy, Kigali has a number of malls for shopping. Kigali’s ware range from hand crafts, clothing, and a number of cafes and restaurants to choose from.

The campus is also in close proximity of the genocide memorial, museums, banks and Kigali International Airport. The city is also home to some of the modern football stadiums and every weekend there are football matches with a lot of local following of the major clubs. Not far from the city is Akagera national park only 2 hours drive, lake muhazi Gisenyi with a scenic of lake Kivu, Gisenyi town at the border of DR Congo with beautiful beaches along the lake

A great place with a great sense of space Mount Kenya University Rwanda campus in Kagarama, Kicukiro district is a stunning beauty within easy reach from Kigali city center and its suburbs. It’s well served by public transport and is reachable within fifteen minutes’ drive from the city center. The campus is an innovative frame work that will guide the future growth of the university in Rwanda and its precinct.

The Campus is visionary and practical and will be shaped by the university’s commitment to excellence and sustainability and the need to address its academic goals as well as in keeping with Rwanda’s vision 2020. The center has the capacity to house over 5,000 students and has been constructed bearing in mind the following: l A commitment to design excellence. The university has been built on four storied floors to reflect the goals and principals of Kigali’s master plan. l Proximity to Kigali city center, hotels, industries, hospitals for referral studies and schools for sharing of knowledge and extracurricular activities.

l Adequate space for expansion and students engagement and experience, expand graduate studies and research. l Build pride in the community as well as create more job opportunities. l Mount Kenya University Rwanda “People First Policy” ensuring a pedestrian campus with green open space, informal meeting places, access to public transportation and an environment conducive to academic excellence and a vibrant student life.

The campus has in store the following
a) Administration block.

b) Library holds over five hundred items and
excellent IT facilities.

c) School departments.

d) Science laboratories.

e) Sports department.

f) Graduation Square.

g) Indoor and outdoor games.


  • Accredited by the commission for university education, Rwanda..
  • Affordable and flexible fees payment
  • WI-FI internet accessibility
  • Excellent academic resources
  • Flexible Resources
  • Market driven programmes
  • Academic exchange with forein and local institutions of higher learning
  • Customer focused
    Multicultural diversity

Research and development division has a research kitty that supports staff to publish and to present research papers in conferences. In 2016, the division supported the publishing of seven publications,

Some of our best students are also some of the busiest and most involved in student life. At Mount Kenya University Rwanda, you’ll find that there is no shortage of opportunities to get involved and try out new things. The students’ union will be central to your experience to help you make the most of your university experience.

Mount Kenya University Rwanda Students Union (MKURSU)

MKURSU is run by students for students and are voted into office by students every year. The Union champions the student voice and leads campaigns on matters that are important to students. MKURSU also supports the different clubs and sporting activities on campus through the office of the dean of students. The university works closely with the students’ union to provide a well-rounded sports programme cultural events, and outreach activities like (Umuganda) clean up exercises.

MKUR Library

The MIS systems are function-specific for instance the
Library Information System (LIS) aids in
recording issuance of books, returns and
bookings, among others. It is also the backbone
of the library’s e-repository system.

Digital Media Facilities

At Mount Kenya University,
Rwanda, you can earn your
degree on line through our
Digital Varsity.

Media & Communication

Mount Kenya University Rwanda student Juliet Tumusime,
working with Royal TV sponsored by MKUR

Medical Labolatories

MKUR is ready to set up teaching hospital as medical school grows.