Université de Lubumbashi

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world rank  8724

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University Overview

Established in 1955, Université de Lubumbashi (University of Lubumbashi) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large city of Lubumbashi (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Haut-Katanga. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur et Universitaire, République Démocratique du Congo (Ministry of Higher Education, Democratic Republic of the Congo), Université de Lubumbashi (UNILU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université de Lubumbashi (UNILU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 63 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name University of Lubumbashi
Acronym UNILU
Founded 1955

University Location

Address BP 1825
Lubumbashi (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Congo DR
T +243 (99) 71 97 767
F +243 813 464210

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Université de Lubumbashi's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported



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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018