Université de Lubumbashi
Congo, The Democratic Republic
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: University of Lubumbashi.
First degree/qualification: Gradué (2-3 years) followed by a licence or professional title (2-3 more years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Mention of "distinction."
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year first degree.
Documents required: Official transcript (attestation de réussite); official certification of degree and date awarded (diploma). All documents in French and English.
Description: Instituted in 1956 as the Université officielle du Congo. In 1971 became part of the Université nationale du Zaire. Acquired present name in 1981. Usual admission requirements are the diplôme d'état (12 years of education) and an entrance examination.
|Yearly mentions||Suggested U.S. equivalency|
|90-100%||La plus grande distinction||
Grades are reported yearly. Grading practices follow the Belgian system.
Language of instruction: French.
Diplôme d'études supérieures (DES): 2 years after the licence; by research and thesis.
Doctorat: 2 years after the DES; by research and thesis.
Last updated: Nov 02, 2004