Coordinator Political Sciences and International Relations Department

Name:Mr.Jean-Baptiste NDIKUBWIMANA

Position:Researcher and Assistant lecturer

Mobile Phone:Tel.(+250)788 751 225/ (+250) 784 291 354/ (+250) 728 751 225 /


Mr Jean Baptiste Ndikubwimana is a Researcher and Assistant lecturer in the University of Rwanda-School of Social, political and administrative sciences. He holds a Bachelor in Political and Administrative Sciences, two Master's degrees: Master's in Human Rights and Conflict Prevention, and MA in Development Studies; He also did Post graduate training in Global studies organized by Arcadia University (USA) at Nyerere Peace Research Centre, Arusha Tanzania. He is currently conducting two researches:

(1) One Cow Per Poor family as a Tool of Conflict Transformation in Rwanda

(2) The book chapter for OSSREA under the theme of “Inclusive Growth and Development; Challenges and Opportunities in Eastern and Southern Africa” on the topic: VUP and its component of Financial Direct Support to the Poor as a strategy of Poverty Reduction in Rwanda: Challenges and opportunities”

He presented his paper entitled “Promotion of entrepreneurship in the post-genocide period in Rwanda: What are opportunities and challenges?” at the International Research and Policy Workshop on Employment and Stability, Rwanda, 7-8 July 2015, Le Palme Hotel Musanze.
From the 1st to the 2nd August 2014, he presented a paper on “Promotion of entrepreneurship in the post-genocide period in Rwanda: What are opportunities and challenges?” at the OSSREA workshop Theme: 20th Commemoration of Genocide against Tutsi: how has Rwanda fared?
He presented his paper entitled “Women’s Participation in Political Leadership in Rwanda: Challenges and Opportunities” under the theme of “women’s participation in peace building in the great lakes region” that will take place on 12-13 may 2014 at Nobleza Hotel, in Kigali.

Areas of research interest:
Human Rights, Conflict and Peace, Governance and Development
Modules Teaching:

(1)Introduction to scientific work Level I,
(2) Research Methodology all Levels III,
(3) Public Sector Reform Level V PA,
(4) Human Rights, Level III IP,
(5) Environmental Politics Level V IP&DS,
(6)Seminar applied to political Research all Levels V.
(7) Introduction to Political Science Level I SS,
(8) Principles of Law Level II PS

Other activities:
(1) Focal Point of CASS in the Center of Excellence for Biodiversity in Rwanda
(2) The Secretary of OSSREA (Organization for Social Sciences Research in Eastern and Southern Africa) -RWANDA chapter.