African Leadership University, Rwanda

ALU Rwanda is accredited by the Higher Education Council of Rwanda and is located in the heart of the capital city in Kigali Heights. The campus will open its doors to its first class of students in September 2017 with almost 300 students. ALU Rwanda has also secured land in Kigali’s new Innovation City, where it plans to construct its permanent campus.

Rwanda is also home to ALU’s School of Business. The success of ALU’s inaugural undergraduate campus African Leadership College in Mauritius and the ALU School of Business have set the tone for this undergraduate offering to further our vision to develop the next generation of African leaders across the continent.


Kigali Heights



ALU’s vision is supported by Rwanda’s innovative and forward-thinking approach to education as a growing hub for Higher Education in Africa. ALU Rwanda is located in Kigali Heights where it will have its offices, learning spaces, and other educational facilities. As a student in this vibrant community you will have the unique opportunity to explore Kigali and make the city your campus.


Non-residential Campus

ALU Rwanda will be a non-residential campus. This means that you will responsible for securing your own room and board. Our non-residential campus is an exciting opportunity for independent and forward thinking individuals to immerse themselves in a local community, applying skills in the classroom into the real world daily.

Immerse yourself in a local community

You and your peers from across the continent will have the ownership to drive the culture of collaboration in everything you do in the city.




All our courses will be delivered through our innovative Learning Model so that regardless of what campus you are in, you will be exposed to the same high-quality, engaging learning that will develop their skills for the world of tomorrow.

We will keep you updated on future ALU Rwanda degree offerings.


Your ALU Rwanda Education

We offer innovative financing models and competitive scholarships to make our education accessible. In the past ALU has encouraged all its applicants to take ownership of their education and actively pursue alternative financing opportunities through sponsorship, entrepreneurship and more.

Financing models and competitive scholarships


ALU School of Business


The ALU School of Business offers accredited postgraduate degrees, short courses, research and executive education tailored to the needs of a rising Africa. We deliver world-class content through our innovative teaching methods with cutting-edge leadership training and the practical experience of doing business in Africa to help you develop the skills to succeed as a pan-African business leader.

We currently offer the following programmes:

  • MBA Programme
  • Short Courses in our Leadership Core
  • Executive Education programmes