In 2019 we set out to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the founding of the Université Catholique de Bukavu (UCB). However, many events that later followed up the celebration day on 21 November proved to be far from happy. First, we saw the passing away of our former Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Augustin Bashwira. Then, although year 2020 started well and saw many lectures and exams be successfully organized, starting from March 2020 came a period of personal tragedies and general uncertainty as the Covid-19 pandemic reached all countries and regions, including ours. The pandemic disturbed our normal daily life; the University had to close during the following 5 months. Lectures could not be given, little research could be carried out, and all UCB anniversary and other celebration plans (e.g., the bestowing of the Doctor honoris causa title to five laureates) had to be postponed. But, “à quelque chose malheur est bon”, the forced closing of the University led us to introduce and implement an online teaching system READ MORE
Born in Ixelles, Belgium, in 1946
Born in 1936 in Quiévrain, Belgium
Born in Bandundu, DRC, in 1942
Born in Kipushi, DR Congo, in 1933
Born in 1931 in Charleroi (Belgium)
The Catholic University of Bukavu is the hub to a talented and diverse student community. If you’re serious about academics and driven to turn opportunities into success, we want to hear from you.
We are a university that has succeeded in all fields of Education, and we are determined to take our students to higher levels of education.
Faculty of Medicine has its main campus within the General Provincial Reference Hospital of Bukavu.
Faculty of Law was the 3rd faculty launched after Medicine & Economics
Faculty was created to satisfy the need of producing highly qualified graduates in ICT.
UCB is a thriving community of scholars and students engaged in the pursuit of advanced knowledge, practical skills, and humane values.