Hills University (in French called ‘Université des Collines’) is a private university founded in 2009 in Bujumbura, Burundi. UC uses the Coursera open education platform to offer the courses that are required to obtain the UC African MBA. UC has been recognized by the Ministry of Education of Burundi as an institute for higher education in 2010. UC has been recognized as a non-profit organisation (ASBL) by the Ministry of the Interior in 2009. By ministerial decree, UC is authorized for academic studies in the fields of Law (Faculté de Droit, 1/3/2010) and Management (Faculté de Gestion, 20/1/2010).