Under Graduate Program

School of Theology

This school is shaped by the conviction that the life of faith in today’s world will be enriched by a deep exploration of traditional theology, approached with a broad understanding of the complexity of our global context.
Through our programs we aim to fill this gap and correct the “speculative mission reflection” which characterizes some influential African missions.

• Diploma in Theology (two years)
• Bachelor of theology (three years)

Program Concentrations :

• Missiology
• Theology

School of Leadership and Governance

1. Leadership

This program is designed to increase the ability of the student to effectively partner with functions across companies and organizations while building leadership and management skills and competencies necessary for management in any industry.
• Bachelor of Leadership (three years)

Program Concentrations :

• Organizational Leadership
• Human Resource Management
• Global Business Leadership
• Public Sector Leadership
• International Leadership

2. Governance

This program is designed to address the current environment challenges facing us, including global warming and climate change, pollution, environmental degradation, and resource depletion. The program focus is on issues of water resources preservation and water quality management green energy resources, energy efficiency and conservation, with particular concern over the Great Lakes Region and beyond. • Bachelor of Governance (three years)

Program Concentrations :

• Environmental Studies
• Global Governance
• Transatlantic Governance
• Comparative Governance
• Multi-Level Governance
• E-Clinical Governance
• International Governance
• Information Technology Governance

School of Business

This program is designed to train and equip students with managerial skills and competencies that will enable them deal competitively with the changing global business trends.

• Bachelor of Business Administration (three years)

Program Concentrations :

• Hospitality Management
• Human Resource Management • Management
• Marketing
• Accounting
• Finance and Banking

Post-Graduate Program

School of Theology

1. Master of Art in Theology
Graduate Program of Theology at ILU-Burundi is committed to equipping Christian leaders for ministry at home and abroad to advance the Kingdom of God in every domain of society. As a higher educational institution, we provide advanced learning, rich resources, and effective training, through which men and women may acquire knowledge, gain skills, and develop attitudes. We are a community of scholars and ministers on an academic, spiritual, and social quest to learn more about God’s Word, Christian history, and the complexities of our world.

2. MTh and PhD in Theology

We also offer two joint graduate programs in partnership with North-West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa: Master of Theology (M.Th.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Theology.

Program Concentrations :

• Master in Organizational Leadership
• Master of Science in Governance
• Master of Arts in Theology
• Master of Theology

School of Leadership and Governance

This program is designed to provide culturally relevant solutions through research, training and consultancy.

1. Leadership :
In Africa, ethical and effective leadership, with a healthy and just society as the ultimate goal, is a crying need. This program intends to fill this gap.

Program Concentrations :

• Educational Leadership
• Military Leadership
• Academic Leadership
• Global Business Leadership
• Public Sector Leadership
• International Leadership
• Political Leadership
• Law Leadership
• Social Leadership
• Corporate Leadership
• Religious Leadership
• Leadership Development
• Ethical Leadership
• Woman/Female Leadership

2. Governance :
The scarcity of postgraduate training in governance and the mismanagement of resources in Africa constitute the rationale for this program.

Program Concentrations :

• Democratic Governance
• Global Governance
• Transatlantic Governance
• Comparative Governance
• Multi-Level Governance
• E-Clinical Governance
• International Governance
• Information Technology Governance
• Woman Governance
• Sport Governance
• Administrative Governance
• Academic Governance
• Economic Governance
• Environmental Governance
• Public Administration
• Public Management

School Of Business Administration

Master in Business Administration
The ILU-MBA is research-based while being offered on part-time basis. As such, it targets both new Bachelor graduates and already working adults who aspire to higher leadership and managerial positions, in Burundi, region, and internationally.

Program Concentrations :

• MBA-Strategic Management
• MBA-Finance
• MBA-Human Resource
• MBA-Marketing
• MBA-Global Business

Leadership Language Institute

Since the world becomes more and more globalized, it requires more people with linguistic capability. The Leadership Language Institute (LLI) at ILU-Burundi is committed to providing a student-centered and innovative language learning environment with well-equipped instructors.

General English

General English is for those who wish to learn English as their tool for connecting to the wider world more effectively. This program includes Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced levels; each level takes three months, covering Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing skills.


LLI also offers the Pre-university English program for prospective students of ILU-Burundi. They will have an opportunity to be well geared up for their future studies guided by trained instructors of the LLI team. Upon completion of this semester-long program, students will be ready for their actual university studies with confidence.

Academic English

LLI has four modules of the Academic English program for current students of the university. This two-week intensive course is designed to keep their English ability updated. It is taught at the beginning of each semester. In addition, LLI is in the process of preparing classes of Business English, Swahili, Biblical languages such as Hebrew and Greek.

Business English

Business English is set for private individuals, public and private societies, and this program provides knowledge related to business ventures only and is taught exclusively in English. That is why students wishing to be trained in this program ought to know general English; otherwise he or she must go first to through General English program before the business one.

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Tuition is paid per semester and is subject to change on the current exchange rate.
We have Daytime and Evening Courses for both Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

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