Julius Nyerere University of Kankan

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Julius Nyerere University of Kankan
Université Julius Nyerere de Kankan
Established 1968
Location Kankan, Guinea
Coordinates: 10°22′30.36″N 9°18′6.34″W / 10.3751000°N 9.3017611°W / 10.3751000; -9.3017611
Website www.ujnk.org

Julius Nyerere University of Kankan (UJNK), also known as Université de Kankan is a university in Kankan, Guinea.[1] It is named after Julius Nyerere, the first President of Tanzania.


The university was established in 1968 after the Julis Nyerere Normal School that preceded it, was turned into a national university in affiliation with the Gamal Abdel Nasser University in Conakry.[2]

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  1. ^ "Etudes en Guinee" (PDF) (in French). Projet EtudiantGuinée. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011. Retrieved 16 March 2011. 
  2. ^ O'Toole, Thomas; Baker, Janice E. (2005). Historical dictionary of Guinea. Scarecrow Press. p. 104. ISBN 978-0-8108-4634-0. Retrieved 16 March 2011. 

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