About Us

International Leadership University (ILU) – Burundi is a private Christian and non denominational training institution fully recognized by the government of Burundi. ILU is a ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ International.

ILU-Burundi exists to educate men and women to provide leadership in Africa by spearheading spiritual, social and cultural transformation in Africa and beyond. Training programmes are available at Bachelor and Master levels, and they include the School of Leadership, the School of Business, the School of Governance, the School of Theology and Missiology. ILU-Burundi also plans to start the School of Law and the School of Education.

Our Skills

An education which promotes research and critical thinking


A purpose-driven education


A time-managing education


A credits-based education


International Leadership University Burundi

Christ-centered leaders, holistically transforming every domain of society.

To educate and develop Christ-like multiplying leaders of integrity, for holistic transformation in every domain of society in Africa and beyond.
In order to realize its vision and mission, ILU-Burundi endeavors to maintain a distinct emphasis on a balanced and integrated approach to academic excellence, character formation, field ministry orientation and transformational leadership development.
- Integrity
- Biblical Stewardship
- Contextual Relevance
- Empowering Leadership
- Excellence

ILU Burundi Affiliation

Campus Crusade for Christ International (CCCI)

is an international ministry helping fulfill the Great Commission in the power of the Holy Spirit by winning people to faith in Jesus Christ, building them in their faith and sending them to win and build others; and helping the Body of Christ do evangelism and discipleship.

Network of Protestant Universities in Africa (NPUA)

a privileged framework for actions, cooperation and development of Universities in order to overcome the challenges faced by African countries. Universities from Benin, Cameroon, Congo, Togo and Burundi are exchanging through the network and implementing changes, such as the launching of Doctoral programs or allocation of scholarships to participating Universities.

Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)

aiming to promote, develop and coordinate human resources development and research in the East African region and facilitate the networking among universities in East Africa and beyond.

North-West University (NWU)

in South Africa is a multi-campus university with a footprint across two provinces. Today, the NWU is recognized as one of the best-managed and most innovative universities in South Africa striving to celebrate and encourage multiculturalism, multilingualism and multinationalism.

Orebrö University (ORU)

in Sweden is a young, modern and rapidly growing university with an ambitious agenda for the future. Its location at the very heart of Sweden makes it a dynamic and vibrant University close by the lake Hjälmaren and to major Swedish cities.

Dalarna University (DU)

in Sweden is an exclusively public institution located in central Sweden Sweden that has a bold development and approach to improving all forms of education. DU is leading the development of a revolutionary pedagogy called Next Generation Learning, a form of learning that draws upon modern technology connecting teachers with students, no matter where in the world they might be, adapting to the learning style of the individuals.


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