On February 18 – 19, the Joint Seminar on Resource Management and Development was organized by PIASS and African Studies Center (ASC) of Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS) at the PIASS Huye campus. The seminar involved 26 researchers..
Seminar on Preventing and Combating Human Trafficking from 05th – 07th February at PIASS/HUYE From the 05th to 07th of February 2020, in collaboration with the Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB), the Protestant University of Rwanda (PIASS..
Educational quality: Challenges and Opportunities was the topic of the annual Scientific Week of the Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences [PIASS] for 2019. The Scientific Week in PIASS is one of the major annual scientific activiti..
On a Rwandan Taxpayers, 12 November 2019, Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences (PIASS) was positioned as a best taxpayer of the year 2019, with its 67 employees; PIASS received an award as recognition of keeping integrity on tax pa..
Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences (PIASS) and “Centrale de la Literature Chrétiennne Francophone” (CLCF) organize a two full days of librarians’ workshop which will take place in PIASS, Huye campus, Southern Province of R..
Book Launch Home – Grown Solutions. A legacy to generations in Africa The nation building in post-genocide Rwanda  has very much reposed on the Rwandan cultural practices, commonly known as home grown solutions. The concept has given..
PROTESTANT INSTITUTE OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES 6th GRADUATION CEREMONY For the sixth time, the Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences [PIASS] awarded degrees to 283 students. The ceremony took place on June 19th 2019 at PIASS Karo..
Sharing Knowledge with Parishes and Communities In the pursuit of PIASS outreach activities under the project commonly known as Sharing Knowledge with Parishes, two batches of pastors attended training seminars from 23th (evening) to 26th (..
Since 2011, PIASS organizes a genocide commemoration to remember staff and students who lost their lives during the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda. This year, the commemoration took place on May 4th and 5th, 2019 at PIASS.  ..
Tuesday 29th January 2019, the Centre for Didactics and Research in Education (CEDRE) inducted all new PIASS teaching staff members. The focus of gathering was to help the new lecturers understand and own PIASS philosophy with regard to teach..
Conflict Sensitive Programming Workshop October 18, 2018 The Center for Research and Action towards Sustainable Peace and Development (CRASPD) of PIASS organized a Workshop on “Conflict Sensitive Programming” on October 18, 2018, at the PI..
Lay Persons from churches in Sharing Knowledge PIASS Researchers!! Huye, 26 August – 1st September 2018 The wave of “Sharing Knowledge with Communities” training seminar for lay persons engaged in the life the churches was organized fro..
From 27-28 September 2018, the Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences, Huye- Campus, organized and hosted an International conference on “The European Union, the East African Community, and the Continental Integration of Afr..
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..
Custodians of the Creation: God is our Host and Guest! From 10 to 16 June 2018 two batches of more or less 100 pastors, from different protestant churches of Rwanda, alumni of the Protestant University of Rwanda [PUR-PIASS] met in the Huye c..
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. Eli..
PUR FIFTH GRADUATION CEREMONY 26th October, 2017 Students during graduation ceremony For the fifth time, the Protestant University of Rwanda [PUR] organized a graduation ceremony at its Huye campus on October 26th 2017. 273 students from the..
Dear Friends, Students, Lecturers, Researchers and PUR Partners worldwide! 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 ..
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 In..
The world climate is increasingly changing, causing troubles to environment.Africa has been identified as one of the world’s parts,the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change (IPCC 2014; Niang et al. 2014). The enormous challenges o..
PIASS SCIENTIFIC WEEK 2016 Scientific Week is an annual event organized by PIASS to bring together all academic community, the three faculties (Education, Development Studies, and Theology and Religious Studies) to discuss a common theme that ..
Dear Friends, Students, Staff and Researchers worldwide, PIASS Newsletter Issue no 5 comes to you with some delay due to the huge number of national and international events PIASS hosted during this period. Download: PIASS Newsletter Dec 2015-..
Welcome Message by VC Prof. Elisée Musemakweli Dear Friends,Students,Lectures and Researchers Worldwide Welcome to the Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences Newsletter issue no 4. Our newsletters offer practical information a..
September 30, 2015 will be remembered and treasured in the PIASS records as a day representing the growth and development of PIASS as a higher learning institution. It was a day of many festivities at the Taba-Huye campus: the 4th graduation c..
Dear readers, PIASS community, founding members, ecumenical partners, and partners in Education! Iis a pleasant moment to share with you the good things that the Lord is doing in our Institution. PIASS Newsletter Issue no 3 comes during a very..
Teaching, learning and research that impact on people’s lives. Dear readers, PIASS community, founding members, ecumenical partners, partners in Education it is a pleasant moment to share with you the good things that the Lord is doing in ou..
2015 is here: New Year Greetings from PIASS As we look back to thank God for His blessing upon PIASS during 2014 that just ended, PIASS extends its greetings and best wishes to all our partners, students and staff and mostly for the community ..