University of Kolwezi

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The University of Kalemie (UNIKOL) is a public university in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, located in the province of Katanga, city of Kolwezi. At its creation, it was an Extension of the University of Lubumbashi, then called University Centre of Kolwezi (C.U.K.). Instruction is in French.


The University was created 1 October 2004 as Kolwezi Center University(C.U.K.), extension of the University of Lubumbashi, and became autonomous in 2010 following Ministerial order No. 157/MINESU/CABMIN/EBK/PK/2010 27 September 2010.


  • Ministerial Decree No. 157/MINESU/CABMIN/EBK-PK-2010 September 27, 2010, on the empowerment of some extensions of the institutions of higher and university education (article 2 point 8)

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