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International Conference

Posted September 8, 2018
Category News
Conference - The European Union, the East African Community, and the Continental Integration of Africa – Potential and Challenges
27-28 September 2018, Kigali (Rwanda)

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PIASS SCIENTIFIC WEEK 2018

Posted July 25, 2018
Category News
 Together for the survival of our planet: our contribution to mitigate global warming and climate change
Is our planet under serious menace? If yes, to what extend? Whose responsibility is it? And what to do? Are developing countries in general and high learning institutions, churches and civil society organizations concerned by climate change and global warming?  This was the issues under investigation by the 7th PIASS Scientific Week which came to close on Sunday 22 July 2018 by 12.30. The three day conference concluded one year long research that focused on the theme: “Together for the survival of our planet: our contribution to mitigate global warming and climate change”. The question under investigation is a global concern; about the survival of our planet given continuous greenhouse gas emission that trigger rapid warming of our planet cause to  many catastrophes and disasters with millions of human loses.

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Recruitment of Accountant

Posted July 24, 2018
Category Announcements
RECRUITMENT OF ACCOUNTANT
 
PIASS – Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences in Butare -  is announcing that the post of Accountant is vacant. Candidates are invited to apply for this job by August 2, 2018, at 5 PM latest. Applications have to be brought in the Office of the Vice Chancellor from 08:30 AM to 5PM during working days. Shortlisted candidates will be informed and communicated about the date of a written exam and interview.

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Scholarship Applications to Study Peace-Building at PIASS

Posted July 12, 2018
Category Announcements
Call for Scholarship Applications to Study Peace-Building at PIASS

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SHARING KNOWLEDGE WITH PARISHES-PASTORS’TRAINING SEMINARS

Posted July 10, 2018
Category News
SHARING KNOWLEDGE WITH PARISHES-PASTORS’TRAINING SEMINARS

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The Visit of Hon. Dr Eugene MUTIMURA, the Minister of Education to PIASS

Posted April 23, 2018
Category News
The Visit of Hon. Dr Eugene MUTIMURA, the Minister of Education to PIASS
On Friday, the 20thApril 2018, PIASS community was honored by the Visit of the Minister of Education Honorable Dr Eugene MUTIMURA.  After touring PIASS facilities, the Minister was impressed by the quality of Multimedia Educational Center which is being used as ICT laboratory and language teaching equipment. He requested other universities to take that center as a model to establish in their campuses.

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PIASS Scientific Week 2018 Call for Papers

Posted March 8, 2018
Category Announcements
PIASS SW 2018 Call for Papers
The Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences [PIASS] organizes its 8th scientific edition [13-15 July 2018] on the topic: 
“Together for the Survival of Our Planet. Our contribution to mitigate global Warming and Climate Change".

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Hitimana Scholarship Fund Tuition Fee Loan Application Academic Year 2017/2018

Posted February 28, 2018
Category Announcements
Hitimana Scholarship Fund Tuition Fee Loan Application

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Visit of UEM General Secretary

Posted February 20, 2018
Category News
On Thursday 11th January 2018, the UEM General Secretary Rev Volker Martin Dally and Rev. Dr. Muke Nagaju, UEM Deputy Executive Secretary-Africa, visited PIASS, Huye Campus. They were well welcomed by PIASS’s Vice Chancellor, Rev. Prof. Elisée Musemakweli, and Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academics, Rev. Prof Viateur Ndikumana and teaching and administrative staff members.

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RECRUITMENT OF PIASS CHAPLAIN AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

Posted February 8, 2018
Category Announcements
Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences (PIASS )is announcing that the post of Chaplain and Dean of Students is vacant. Candidates are invited to apply for this job by February 19, 2018, at 5 PM latest. Applications have to be brought in the Office of the Vice Chancellor from 08:30 am to 5pm during working days. Shortlisted candidates will be informed and communicated about the date of a written exam and interview.

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RECRUITMENT OF AN ACADEMIC STAFF AT PIASS

Posted January 16, 2018
Category Announcements
PIASS – Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences is announcing that the position of Permanent Academic Staff in the Faculty of Education is vacant. Qualified Candidates are invited to apply for this job by January 22, 2018 at 5: 00 PM latest.  Applications have to be brought to the Office of the Vice Chancellor from 8:30AM to 5:00 PM during working days. Shortlisted candidates will be informed and communicated about the date of a written exam and interview.

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RE- ADVERTISEMENT OF THE POSITION OF DIRECTOR OF RESOURCES AND ASSETS MANAGEMENT OF PIASS

Posted November 8, 2017
Category Announcements
PIASS – Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences of Huye  is announcing that the deadline of applying for position of Director of Resources and Assets Management  has been extended to November 15, 2017, at 5 PM. 

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PUR Fifth Graduation Ceremony

Posted November 6, 2017
Category News
PUR FIFTH GRADUATION CEREMONY 26th October, 2017
For the fifth time, the Protestant University of Rwanda [PUR] organized a graduation ceremony at its Huye campus on October 26th 2017.

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Induction Week at Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences

Posted November 4, 2017
Category News
Induction week at PUR and the Integration of New Students to Itorero, 22th-22nd October 2017
 
The kickoff of the new academic year 2017-2018 at the Protestant University of Rwanda took place from 26 up 28 October 2017. The Devotion opening the ceremony was done by Rev Juvenal Rwamunyana, chaplain and Dean of the Students. Meditating out of Psalm 122, Rev Rwamunyana developed the benefit of coming  together of churches that funded the Protestant University of Rwanda, through the unification of their efforts. The same effort he recommended for PUR academic community, ancient  and new students, academic  and administrative staff to cooperate and to share in duties, responsibilities but also resources; to share ideas and knowledge; to spend time sharing unto work in groups  so as to grow , expand and flourish in blessings. Without cooperation, he said, there is no progress; but cooperation is only possible when love prevails.

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Recruitment of PIASS Accountant

Posted November 3, 2017
Category Announcements
PIASS – Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences in Butare -  is announcing that the post of Accountant is vacant. Candidates are invited to apply for this job by November 15, 2017, at 5 PM latest.

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Recruitment of The Director of Resources and Assets Management of PIASS

Posted October 19, 2017
Category Announcements
PIASS-Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences in Butare - is announcing that the post of Director of Resources and Assets Management is vacant.

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Recruitment of National Peace Expert

Posted September 18, 2017
Category Announcements
Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences (PIASS) is recruiting a person with a University degree in social science (Peace & Development Studies or similar field, ideally from the Department of Peace & Conflict Studies of PIASS) to serve as a National Peace Expert in the Centre for Research & Action towards Sustainable Peace & Development (CRASPD), with support of GIZ - Civil Peace Service (CPS) program. 

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Alternatives to Violence Program

Posted September 14, 2017
Category News
The Alternatives to Violence Program (AVP) conducted the second Basic Workshop this year, with 18 participants June 09 – 11, 2017 and the second Advanced Workshop this year August 16-18, 2017, with 11 participants, at PIASS Huye, bringing together mixed groups of students, graduates of PIASS and staff from NGOs.

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THE PUR NEWSLETTER ISSUE NO 7 JANUARY-JULY 2017

Posted September 3, 2017
Category News
After a short eclipse, PIASS Newsletter emerges with a new identity, as the information organ of an Institution that transmuted from Protestant Institute to Protestant University [PUR].  The move was reached at following the decision of the founding members’ General Assembly. The new legal status granting the Legal Personality Nᵒ102/ RGB/RBO/2017 was issued by the Rwanda Governance Board [RGB] on 29/03/2017 and published in the Official Gazette of Rwanda, Official Gazette no19 of 08/05/2017, p. 93. We thank God for this move that marked huge progress that was accomplished by our institution in the last six years.

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Call for Scholarship Applications to Study Peace-Building at PIASS

Posted July 31, 2017
Call for Scholarship Applications to Study Peace-Building at PIASS

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Trauma First Aid Training

Posted July 26, 2017
Category News
Student Mental Health Advisors took Trauma First Aid Training ahead of PIASS Genocide Commemoration.
In light of experiences from past events of Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda where it was challenging to see persons in emotional crisis, the Peace Club of PIASS, in collaboration with CRASPD, held a Trauma First Aid Training for members of the Peace Club and students who are members of other students’ clubs ahead of the 2017 Commemoration period.

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Vacancy Information

Posted July 20, 2017
Category Announcements
PIASS – Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences in Butare -  is announcing that the post of Administrative Assistant to the Vice Chancellor is vacant. Candidates are invited to apply for this job by August 3rd, 2017, at 5 PM latest. Applications have to be brought in the Office of the Vice Chancellor from 08:30 am to 5pm. Shortlisted candidates will be informed and communicated about the date of a written exam and interview

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PIASS SCIENTIFIC WEEK 2017

Posted July 10, 2017
Category News

PUR/PIASS 2017 Scientific Week  [SW]
The Protestant University of Rwanda [PUR/PISS]   annual Scientific Week 2017  has just ended.  The research topic that gathered the entire academic community and external scholars was: Home Grown Initiatives: Reconciliation and reconstruction of Rwanda.

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PIASS BECOMES PUR

Posted May 30, 2017
Category News
With great pleasure, the Board of Directors and the entire community inform the public that the Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences (PIASS) has been authorized by the Government of Rwanda to run as a University under the new name “Protestant University of Rwanda” - PUR in acronym.

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Advanced Alternatives to Violence Program

Posted April 25, 2017
Category News
Alternatives to Violence Program (AVP) is transforming lives of participants as they learn and practice to expect the best, think before reacting, respecting self and caring for others, seeking for nonviolent solutions.

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