School of Law

School of Law

Dr Yves Muhire

Name : Dr Yves Muhire
Position : Lecturer

Tel: +250788404023

Dr Yves Muhire holds a doctoral degree (PhD) in law awarded by Utrecht University, The Netherlands, in April 2013 for his thesis entitled “The African Union’s Right of Intervention and the UN System of Collective Security.” He also holds an LL.M degree from Pretoria University, South Africa, and an LL.B from the National University of Rwanda. Before joining the University of Rwanda, Dr Yves Muhire was a permanent lecturer at Kigali Independent University for 10 years where he occupied various positions including the (academic) secretary of the Faculty of Law and Dean of the Faculty.
Areas of Research Interest:
- International law
- Human rights
- Property law
- International criminal law
- Le Roux Jolandi and Yves Muhire, Acts of sexual violence as acts constituting international crimes: A short assessment, in South African Journal of Criminal Justice, Vol. 22, N°1, 2009, p. 69.
- Yves Muhire, A brief comparison of human rights provisions in the South African and Rwandan constitutions, in Revue Scientifique de l’Université Libre de Kigali, n° 9, November 2007, p. 136.
At the under-graduate level, Dr Yves Muhire co-teaches the following modules/units:
- At under-graduate, Dr Yves Muhire co-teaches the following modules/units:
- Property and land law
- Public International Law
- Methodology of Scientific Research
- International organizations

At post-graduate, he lectures the module of :

- Human Rights Case Law: UN and Regional Systems of Human Rights, LLM program of International Criminal Justice and Law of Human Rights, UR
- Applied Public International Law and International Organizations Law, LLM program of Public International Law at Kigali Independent University ULK


Other activities:
Dr Yves Muhire is also registered as a lawyer at Rwanda Bar Association