African Leadership University

Get the education that’s built around the impact you want to make in the world.

Apply now for our next intakes in September 2024, January, and May 2025


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your impact.

African Leadership University is a university built to educate the next generation of ethical and entrepreneurial leaders for the continent and the world. At ALU, we are designing the most innovative, field-based and experiential education to catalyze young, creative and agile African leaders to change the future.

At ALU, you will be prepared for success in the world after graduation. You will identify what it takes to find meaningful professional paths, and be guided in using your time at ALU to prepare for this future with the relevant skills, experiences, knowledge, and network that you need to succeed.

An experiential

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We want to know
what defines you.

Applications to ALU are now open! Our application process is designed to help you explore and unlock your creativity and discover what makes you a leader. We are looking for students that are excited by the possibility of shaping their own future, not at some point, but today. We are looking for students who want to change the world. Are you one of them?

Application Process

Here’s what our 3-step application process entails:

Stage 1 – Introduction: This first step is a basic form to tell us a bit about who you are.

Stage 2 – Additional Information Section: On successful completion of the Introduction, you will be asked to provide additional information and upload required documents to support your ALU application.

Stage 3 – Finances: This final stage will help you to understand the financial contribution you will need to make in order to support your ALU studies. Additionally, you will find out if you qualify to apply for ALU financial aid.

Cost of attendance

ALU’s tuition is $3000 per year. Additional expenses will be incurred based on the student’s university location for the first term. Scholarships and grants are available to those with significant financial need.

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Accreditation Information

ALU’s degree programmes are accredited by the Higher Education Council of the Republic of Rwanda.

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