Dr. Papias M. Musafiri
Dr. Papias M. Musafiri

Dr. Papias M. Musafiri is the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Strategic Planning and Administration (DVC-SPA) at the University of Rwanda (UR). Prior to his appointment as the DVC-SPA, he was a member of Cabinet of Rwanda as the Minister of Education. Musafiri was also the Principal of College of Business and Economics; University of Rwanda. Besides, he is formerly the Director of Policy, Research and Strategy at Rwandan Higher Education Council and Director of General Services in the Ministry of Justice. He serves as President and member in several Boards of Directors both at national and regional levels.

Dr. Musafiri has over 20 years experience as academician actively engaged in Teaching, Research and Consultancy in institutions of higher learning in the areas of finance, accounting and economics. While working as an academic staff at the institutions of higher learning, he has also been constantly involved in academic leadership and administration duties at senior management positions including that of: Principal, Vice Rector Academic, Director of Planning, Director of Administration and Human Resources Management; Dean of Graduate Studies; Dean Faculty of Management; Head of Department and Industrial Attachment Liaison Officer.

Dr. Musafiri received his Bachelor Degree in Commerce and Management at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and his Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) majoring in Finance and Information Technology from the School of Business at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT - Roorkee). He has Doctor of Philosophy in Finance from VIT University.

Contact information:

Dr. Papias M. Musafiri

Deputy Vice Chancellor for Strategic Planning and Administration , University of Rwanda.
P.O Box 4285 Kigali-Rwanda.
Email: dvc.spa@ur.ac.rw


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