University of Kisangani

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University of Kisangani
Université de Kisangani
Established 1963
Type Public
Rector Prof. Dr. Faustin Toengaho Lokundo
Academic staff 381[1]
Students 6,058[1]
Location Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo

The University of Kisangani (UNIKIS) is located in the city of Kisangani in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It was founded in 1963 by Protestant missionaries as the Free University of Congo (French: Université libre du Congo, ULC); it was transformed into part of the National University of Zaire in 1971, and in 1981 was separated from that National University, along with the University of Kinshasa and the University of Lubumbashi, assuming its present identity as the University of Kisangani. Its president is Professor Dr. Toengaho Lokundo.


  1. ^ a b "Université de Kisangani". Southern African Regional Universities Association. Retrieved December 20, 2010. 

External links[edit]

(French) The University of Kisangani's page at Agence universitaire de la Francophonie