The University of Rwanda is Rwanda's largest higher education institution. UR was formed in 2013 through the merger of previously independent public institutions of higher education, the largest of which was the National University of Rwanda. The university's head office is in Kigali.
It is organized into six subject-based colleges:
The University has a total of 14 Campuses:
- Gikondo Campus - Remera Campus - Nyarugenge Campus -Huye Campus (Butare)
- Busogo Campus - Rubirizi Campus - Nyamishaba Campus - Nyagatare Campus
- Rusizi Campus - Kicukiro Campus - Musanze Campus - Rukara Campus
- Byumba Campus - Kibungo Campus
To be a leading University that develops highly enterprising graduates prepared and dedicated to building a more just and sustainable society locally, nationally, and globally, with appropriate innovations that advance the quality of life.
To support the development of Rwanda by discovering and advancing knowledge, committed to the highest standards of academic excellence, where students are prepared for lives of service, leadership, and solutions.
Objectives (to include):