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Universities in Democratic Republic of Congo

Higher Education in Democratic Republic of Congo

2021 Ranking of Democratic Republic of Congo Universities

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, which universities are the most popular? Topuniversitieslist has published the 2021 Congolese University Ranking, which includes 55 Congolese higher-education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist quality criteria:

being chartered, registered, or certified by the relevant Congolese higher education-related institution, and providing at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees) in a conventional, face-to-face, non-distance education style.

The Topuniversitieslist League Table and University Ranking of 55 Universities in the Democratic Republic of Congo are available to view.

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces and territories

The Democratic Republic of Congo is split into 25 districts, as well as the autonomous city of Kinshasa, which serves as the country’s capital. The highest concentration of higher education institutions that follow the Topuniversitieslist selection criterion is in Kinshasa, the country’s largest city in the west. Both provinces with at least two Congolese higher education institutions matching the Topuniversitieslist placement criterion are included in the following Topuniversitieslist league tables or sub-rankings.


Haut-Katanga (3)
Ituri (2)
Kinshasa (10)
North Kivu (5)
South Kivu (4)