Inside CAVM, Rwanda’s hub for Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine courses

By Nicole Kamanzi M.
On 20 August 2019 at 08:11

The College of Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (CAVM) is one of the 6 colleges of the University of Rwanda (UR), the only Rwandan Public University created in September 2013 after the merger of former Higher Learning Institutions and Universities.

UR was formed in 2013 to promote knowledge, research and discoveries with utmost commitment to take education standards higher towards academic excellence to address challenges affecting the community.

CAVM inherits programs from former: Higher Institute of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry (“Institut Superieur d’Agriculture et d’Elevage-ISAE Busogo), created in 1989, Faculty of Agriculture of the former National University of Rwanda (NUR) created in 1963, Faculties of Agriculture & Veterinary Medicine of the former UP created in 2004 and Food Science and Technology Department from former Kigali Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) created in 1997.

The college is located in a favorable environment enabling students to immerse knowledge in both theoretical and practical skills with extensive research.

Located in Busogo sector, Musanze district predominantly renowned for agriculture and animal husbandry practices, CAVM works closely with residents in its neighborhood to address emerging challenges affecting their agriculture.

The college has expert lecturers with international repute and offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate degrees.

As the leading university in agriculture-related courses, CAVM has committed to incubating projects with a promising impact on the education sector, improving citizens’ livelihoods and the nation in general.

It has so far run quite a large number of projects, some of which were independent while others were fruits of collaboration with international or local organizations.

More details of the partnership are found via the following link: www.cavm.ur.ac.rw.

To date, CAMV offers Bachelor degree courses, Masters and Ph.D. in different departments.

These include programs in Master of Science in Agribusiness, Master of Science in Agroforestry and Soil Management, MSc in Animal Production, MSc in Soil and Water Engineering, and MSc in Crop Sciences.

The college also offers Ph.D. programs in Agroforestry Sciences, Agribusiness, and Rural Development among others.

Easy payments

Payments have been made easier for students at the College of Agriculture, Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine. Tuition fees are deposited to the University of Rwanda’s in different banks.

The University of Rwanda also has the scheme of paying tuition fees within two installments. More details concerning fees structure and payment information at the University of Rwanda can be accessed through the link below: https://ur.ac.rw/?Fee-structure-and-payment-information

Application

The application to study at the University of Rwanda is completed through the university’s website: www.ur.ac.rw and proceed through the Application Portal.

The application process requires an e-mail address, Identification or passport number for foreigners.

Courses are offered in English at the University of Rwanda.

The applicant is required to pay Rwf 10,000 non-refundable fees for Rwandans and East African students while foreigners have to pay Rwf 12,000.
For more payment details, visit: www.postgraduate.ur.ac.rw

The CAVM has a commitment to take education standards higher towards academic excellence to address challenges affecting the community.
CAVM works closely with residents in its neighborhood to address emerging challenges affecting their agriculture
The College of Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (CAVM) is one of the 6 colleges of the University of Rwanda (UR)
The college is located in a favorable environment enabling students to immerse knowledge in both theoretical and practical skills with extensive research

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