Universities in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Higher Education in the Democratic Republic of Congo

2021 Ranking of Congolese Universities

What are the most popular Universities in the Democratic Republic of Congo? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Congolese University Ranking of 55 Congolese higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Congolese higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format

Explore the uniRank League Table and University Ranking of 55 Universities in the Democratic Republic of Congo

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces

The Democratic Republic of Congo is divided into 25 provinces and the autonomous city and nation's capital Kinshasa. The larger number of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the largest city of Kinshasa, situated in the western part of the country. The following uniRank league tables or sub-rankings take into account all provinces which include at least 2 Congolese higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Haut-Katanga (3)   Ituri (2)  
Kinshasa (10)   North Kivu (5)  
South Kivu (4)  

Congolese University lists

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