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The Catholic University of Congo Is a private Catholic university renowned for its excellence, dynamism, exceptional quality of the courses offered to its students and the relevance of its program of studies. Created in 1987 by the Episcopal Conference of Zaire, under the transformed name of the Faculty of Catholic Theology of Kinshasa to the Catholic Faculties of Kinshasa (FCK). The institution thus counted two faculties: the Faculty of Theology and that of Philosophy. In July 1989, the Standing Committee of Bishops decided to create a third faculty, the Faculty of Economics and Development, which was named after the academic year 2000-2001. It also decided during the same session of July 1989 to organize within the Faculty of Theology a department of Canon Law. In June 1991, the Standing Committee of Bishops decided to create a fourth faculty: the Faculty of Social Communications, which officially opened in October 1993.

At the end of the June 2007 Board of Directors, the Standing Committee of Bishops decided to create a sixth faculty: the Faculty of Law and Political Science, which opened its doors in October 2009. After five years of existence, it will be split in two, in October 2013; On the one hand, the Faculty of Law and on the other hand, the Faculty of Political Science.

In view of this stature of the Catholic faculties of Kinshasa, the plenary assembly of July 2009 officially proclaimed them Catholic University of Congo (UCC) whose statutes were already approved in 2003 and the Rules of Procedure in 2008.

The Catholic University of the Congo today offers a program diversified according to the faculties and the degree ranging from the 1st, 2nd and 3rd cycle, characterized by the interdisciplinarity, the valorization of the general culture and the Christian values.

The Catholic University of Congo (UCC) has two campuses, one in the heart of the city of Kinshasa in Limete, the other in the western part of the city, in the municipality of Mont Ngafula. The two campuses of Limete and Mont-Ngafula campus are part of the urban fabric of the city of Kinshasa.

The Mont-Ngafula Campus is under construction and is located in the western part of the city of Kinshasa, in the municipality of Mont Ngafula, near the parish of Sainte Rita, opposite the Cité-verte quarter. It includes three faculties, including the Faculty of Theology, which holds the Chair of the Catholic University of Congo, Philosophy, and Social Communications. Its building is built on three levels, in the form of a cross of Jesus, each wing of which constitutes a set of audiences. The Campus de Limete, which has four faculties, is located on University Avenue No. 2 in the center of the city of Kinshasa in the municipality of Limete, near the parish of Saint Raphaël, right next to the Pastoral Center of Limete. Lindonge. The Faculties organized at the Limete site are: Canon Law, Economics and Development, Law, and Political Science. It is in this site where the administration of the University is based, including also the large library, research center, office, pharmacy and many restaurants and terraces frequented by students.

The Catholic University of Congo is directly accessible by means of transport. A large field allows Parker the vehicles that accompany the students and those of professors are near all the buildings. The UCC is the urban university par excellence and quality assurance.

Official Recognition of the Institution by the Congolese State

The Catholic University of the Congo is recognized by DECRET N ° 06/0106 OF 12 JUNE 2006 ESTABLISHING SOME PRIVATE ESTABLISHMENTS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND UNIVERSITY signed by the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Joseph Kabila in Kinshasa June 12, 2006 .

Mount Ngafula: A modern campus

Students at the Catholic University of Congo appreciate their modern campus, built on the hill of the municipality of Mount Ngafula, which includes a building meeting international standards, with auditoriums, administrative offices, library, computer room and cafeterias . Other achievements are in progress.

Unbeatable coaching

The renown of the prestigious Catholic University of the Congo rests on the commitment, availability and friendliness of its teachers (teachers and assistants) as well as its many personalized coaching formulas. At UCC, you will find teachers who will encourage you and push you to scientific research, to express your opinions and who will support you in moments of doubt or difficulty.

Important research activities

In recent years, the UCC has made its mark as one of the major research universities in the DRC. Research is carried out in the scientific, economic, social, cultural, environmental or quality of life fields. In particular, by organizing, the interdisciplinary colloquium, conferences for each faculty, scientific days, etc.

The cost of overall research funding at the UCC sometimes reaches ......... ..The UCC places an important and fundamental place on research in the category of general Catholic Universities.

Programs taught in:
French

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Master

L’Université Catholique Du Congo

The basic studies are spread over five years, that is to say 3 years of license and 2 years of Master. The degree program can be supplemented by that of the Agregation of ... [+]

The main objective of the Faculty of Philosophy is to contribute to the training of professional philosophers and to have, as one of the main centers of interest and reflection, man in general and the religious phenomenon of Africa in particular. The program of philosophical training tends to give the student the breadth and vigor of mind necessary for a philosophical and scientific apprehension of African society, thought, wisdom and spirituality.

The faculty thus intends to help its students to enter into dialogue with theologians and other scholars. The beneficiaries of such training are at the service of the Church and the Nation in various sectors of education and for all other national development tasks for which they are trained.... [-]

Congo, DR Kinshasa
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
L’Université Catholique Du Congo

The student of this faculty must develop scientific honesty in order to gain access to the inner world of the other, a spirit of synthesis capable of grasping the essence ... [+]

The aim of the Faculty of Social Communications is to train both scientifically competent communication professionals and men who are aware and ready to engage and integrate the message of the Gospel into the new culture created by the means of Modern communication (...) with new languages, new techniques and new behaviors (see John Paul II, Redemptoris missio, 37), to identify what benefits and dangers this culture could present for African identity and values.

In order to achieve its objectives, the Faculty offers its students theoretical, practical and human training through its rich teaching, laboratories and professionalization studios, numerous workshops, seminars and conferences; A training program that aims to have its graduates carry out the following tasks:... [-]

Congo, DR Kinshasa
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
L’Université Catholique Du Congo

In 1996, the Standing Committee of the Bishops of the Congo approved a new organization of studies at the Faculty of Theology, which came into force in October of the sam ... [+]

In 1996, the Standing Committee of the Bishops of the Congo approved a new organization of studies at the Faculty of Theology, which came into force in October of the same year. The reform began with a review of the program of the Department of Theology and Humanities, whose initial twofold objective was the theological formation of religious and lay students who were not destined for the priestly life and the inculturation of the The gospel through the integration, in theological formation, of human sciences attentive to the milieu and cultural traditions.

Without abandoning this double concern, the Standing Committee of Bishops reaffirms that the Church needs the lay people trained in theology, and stresses that the formation of the latter must be the same as for the priests (except, of course, the Matters connected with the priestly ministry). There will be no special program either for the laity or for the priests. For all, he will be the same at all levels: Graduate, License, Diploma of Approfondies (DEA), Doctorate.... [-]

Congo, DR Kinshasa
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus