Hope Africa University (HAU) is an educational institution of higher learning established by the Free Methodist Church.  Hope Africa University was opened on February 6, 2000 in Karen/Nairobi in the Republic of Kenya.  It started with a small number of students from Burundi, Rwanda, DRC (Congo) and Kenya.

The University relocated to Bujumbura in the Republic of Burundi in December 2003.  On February 2, 2004, Hope Africa University was officially opened by the Director General of Higher Education on behalf of the Minister of Education of Burundi. At that time it had 110 students. Hope Africa University is the largest and fastest growing private university in Burundi with current enrollment of 6000 students.It consists of five faculties: Faculty of Arts and Science, Faculty of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Business and Professional Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Engineering. The Department of Law ( Faculty of Business and Professional Studies) has a bachelor program in law and a master program in international public law.
BP 238
Phone: 00257 22 23 7973
Phone: 00257 79 98 7324 / 00257 826-257

Onesphore Baroreraho
Professor of international law