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With our internationally recognised and accredited degree programs

Our Locations


ALU’s fresh approach to 21st-century education can now be experienced in two amazing locations: the fast-growing innovation hub of Kigali, Rwanda, and the island paradise of Mauritius. Both campuses offer ALU’s unique learning model alongside undergraduate degree programmes while delivering an immersive and transformative student experience through the ALU Alive programme.

The only question you have to answer is, which life-changing experience best suits you?

Latest News

Explore ALU’s Innovative Work Environment

the African Leadership University is committed to doing more than simply tearing down the walls of your cubicle to create “the workplace of the future.” It is committed to tearing down the old-fashioned notion of top-down management, bringing in a collaborative, meaningful dialogue between its community – a dialogue that enriches the lives of everyone involved in the life-long learning experience at ALU.

Handpicked Inspirational 2017 Commencement Speeches

ALU plays a leading role in empowering future leaders from around the world and staying commitment to study during the years pay off, as elucidated by these successful people in recent commencement speeches.

Partnerships Catching Fire, Inspiring Students with a Global Focus

Marielle Van der Meer, Vice-President of Global Affairs at the university points out, “Our aim is to offer our students the best possible global exposure – and expose the world to the richness of our community. Education doesn’t stop at borders – so neither should we.”

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Two second-year engineering students, a quadcopter and code = one cool drone project.

Our Approach


At ALU, we resist the pressure to conduct tertiary education the way it has always been done. We challenge existing beliefs so that we only keep what works, and reimagine the rest. Our mission is to create a more prosperous and peaceful Africa by developing the next generation of ethical and entrepreneurial African leaders. We prepare students for a successful and meaningful life and career in the 21st century – with a shared vision for a better Africa.

Preparation for Tomorrow’s World:

We prepare you for jobs that don’t even exist yet.

Engaging Learning Experience:

A revolutionary style of teaching and learning

Entrepreneurial Leadership:

Develop entrepreneurial skills and mindsets.

Education Meets the Real World:

The real world comes to the classroom.


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