National University of Zaire

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The National University of Zaire (French: Université nationale du Zaïre, UNAZA) was a university in then Zaire (present-day Democratic Republic of the Congo). It was formed in 1971 by merging three universities into a centralized structure initially called the University of the Congo.[1] In 1981 the university was split up again into three autonomous entities:

It was a law of August 6, 1971 (n° 71/075) that created the institution as the University of the Congo. A year later by publication of law n° 72/002 of January 12, 1972 it was renamed. In 1981 executive order n° 09/CC/81 of June 3 and law n° 25/81 of October 3 it was split up.


  1. ^ "The National University of Zaire: Birth, Organizational Structure and Development". Education Resources Information Center. Retrieved 2013-05-13.