Prof. Michel Lejeune

Chairman of BoD

Prof. Michel Lejeune is the former Vice Chancellor of the Virtual University of Uganda.

He worked in Uganda for more than 40 years, both in social work and higher education. Previously he lectured at various higher education institutions in Africa and in Europe including Makerere University, Fribourg University, Louvain-la-Neuve University and Dundee University. He founded Uganda Martyrs University in 1993, a private Catholic University. In 2006 he joined the Uganda National Council for Higher Education where he set up the Department of Quality Assurance.

In 2010 he helped to set up the Virtual University of Uganda, the first fully online universities in sub-Saharan Africa. He holds a PhD in Law from Louvain University, Belgium.