About UR-SWEDEN PROGRAM

The UR-Sweden Program contributes to the development of Rwanda and Poverty Eradication through research support to the University of Rwanda. It is the largest and most comprehensive externally funded Institutional Program at the University of Rwanda

Overall Objective

To increase production and use of scientific knowledge of international quality that contributes to Rwanda’s development

Specific Objectives:

a. To contribute to the establishment of an environment more conducive to research and postgraduate training at the University of Rwanda,

b. To increase the number of PhD and Masters holders in Rwanda, through the Programme,

c. To increase the quantity and quality of research conducted at the University of Rwanda, through the Programme,

d. To increase the use of research and competences produced within the Programme, in political decision and policymaking in Rwanda,

e. To increase the use of research and competences produced within the Programme, by the Rwandan society at large.