Catholic University of Central Africa
Created in 1991, under the aegis of the Holy See, to cover the six countries of Central Africa (Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo Brazzaville, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea and Chad) by AECCAR (Association of Episcopal Conferences of Central Africa Region), this institution benefits from the effects of a headquarters agreement signed between the Republic of Cameroon and the Apostolic See.
Integral education background of people at the level of tertiary education, in various fields such as theology, philosophy, law and political sciences, social sciences and management, health sciences and engineering sciences. The institution ensures that its students develop skills that sound education provides and the competencies essential for success and leadership in the emerging creative economy. It also leads in generating practical and theoretical knowledge that enables people to better understand the world and improve conditions for local and global communities.
On the scientific level, the researchers, professors and students have published many scientific works. In terms of academic and scientific performance, the University is ranked third in the national area.
The Catholic University of Central Africa has included the institutionalization of service-learning programme, in its strategic plan. One of the goals is to integrate the values of the institution, in teaching and research. These values are: boldness, the promotion of human dignity and respect of life, trust, freedom, responsibility, solidarity, collective success. In addition to the courses given on the social teaching of the catholic church, the ethics courses, the seminars on the rebuilding trust within the Catholic University of Central Africa, several activities (compulsory or optional for the university community) are organized in CUCA schools, in order to support the philosophy of service-learning.