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Université Lumière de Bujumbura

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Overview

Established in 2000, Université Lumière de Bujumbura (Light University of Bujumbura) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Bujumbura (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Bujumbura Mairie. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique, Burundi (Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Burundi), Université Lumière de Bujumbura (ULBU) is a small (enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université Lumière de Bujumbura (ULBU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 17 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. ULBU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name Light University of Bujumbura
Acronym ULBU
Founded 2000
Motto Pepiniere des cadres reponsables et competents
Screenshot Université Lumière de Bujumbura Screenshot

Location


Address BP 1368
Bujumbura
Bujumbura Mairie
Burundi
Population range 500,000-1,000,000
+257 (22) 235 549
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Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree

 

 

 

 
Arts & Humanities
Business & Social Sciences
Language & Cultural Studies
Medicine & Health
Engineering
Science & Technology

Important: please contact or visit the Université Lumière de Bujumbura's official website for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
International students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Université Lumière de Bujumbura's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office
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Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Université Lumière de Bujumbura's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Université Lumière de Bujumbura's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the Université Lumière de Bujumbura's official website for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique, Burundi


Year of first Accreditation

2000



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