Copperbelt University

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The Copperbelt University
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Motto Knowledge and Service
Established 1987
Type Public
Location Kitwe, Zambia
Website http://www.cbu.edu.zm/

Copperbelt University is a university in Kitwe, Zambia.

Overview[edit]

It is organised under seven schools, a Chair and a lifelong education directorate, viz:

  • School of Engineering
  • School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
  • School of Natural Resources
  • School of Business
  • School of Built Environment
  • Centre for Lifelong Education (CLLE)
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Mines and Mineral Sciences
  • Dag Hammarskjold Chair for Peace, Human Rights and Conflict Management

The university has 5000 students and 600 members of staff, including 200 faculty.

  • School Of Medicine (SOM)

History[edit]

It was established by an act of the Zambian Parliament in 1987. It was part of the University of Zambia.

In 2014, the School of Medecine received US$1 million in donation from the Council of Zambian Jewry, an affiliate of the African Jewish Congress and the World Jewish Congress.[1]

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Coordinates: 12°48′20″S 28°14′25″E / 12.80556°S 28.24028°E / -12.80556; 28.24028