Our Mission

To disseminate and engender cutting edge education and training for business, science and technology in order to enhance the quality of lives and accelerate national development in Rwanda and the region.

Our Vision

To become a leading academic citadel for world class teaching and research in pursuit of cutting edge education in business, science and technology.

Our Philosophy

Empowering generations with knowledge for the service of Humanity

  1. To train and produce skilled professionals with good ethical values that meet the current and projected capacity needs of Rwanda in terms of numbers, qualifications, skills and attitudes.
  2. To promote Science and Research in order to meet the community’s welfare, business and social needs.
  3. To conduct seminars, workshops, conferences, short courses and offer consultancy services.
  4. To instruct students, conduct an administer examinations and confer degrees and certificates.


Those who choose Mount Kenya University get access to a wide-range of courses that form a catalyst to a pool of opportunities



Many graduates from Mount Kenya International University are now self employed
or working in government and private organizations in a wide range of

Mount Kenya International University – Digital Varsity

At Mount Kenya International University, you can earn your degree online through our Open Distance and electronic learning {ODeL)

Our online programmes are designed to equip you with skills that will help you be competitive in the workplace today.

The university is a collaborating partner of Sakai digital platform of USA. The platform serves upwards of 1.25 million students in the USA and 4 million globally. This number includes students studying online at Mount Kenya International University. Within a single platform the MKIU digital varsity supports virtually any type of instructional approach, including elements of the educational experience that are unique to specific programmes.. Our exceptional team of technical support staff helps students to navigate the platform.

Students connect with the support team by phone, email and on online chat




Reliable technical and academic support


Learning is flexible and courses run on trimester basis. Credit transfers are given on application by the academic heads.


Good management system with features that enhance learning, access to resources, virtual interactions, online CATS, assignments and self- paced learning


You learn when learning works best for you


No need to be away from home or work for a long time


Diaspora students sit for examinations in their Embassies abroad hence convenient and cost saving instead of them travelling back to Rwanda.