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Since its creation, ULK Polytechnic has made research in different ways like:
Memoirs (Bachelor’s Degree Dissertations) have been made in various domains such as:
- Economics (important topics dealt with poverty, cooperative, agriculture, Exportation, etc).
- Business Studies such as Management, Marketing, Finance, Human resources, Accounting, Auditing , etc.
- Law (Public Law, Private Law, oriented topics such as: Gacaca, Fiscal Law, etc.)
- Sociology (Education, Gender, Culture, HIV/AIDS, etc.)
- Administrative Sciences (public, local, NGOs management, etc.)
- Demography (Reproductive health, family planning, etc.)
- Rural development (agriculture development, population settlement, etc.)
Each student ending his/her studies at ULK presents a monograph to be evaluated by a jury of at least three lecturers. Up to now, 17 020 Bachelor’s Degree Dissertations have been presented and defended.
ULK Scientific Review : scientific articles published by lecturers appeared for the first time in the Scientific Review number 1 in December 2001. Some important themes dealt with were:
• Estimation of demand functions of Rwandan currency.
• Globalization and Development
• Bad check
• Culture and Environment
• English lecturing in Rwandan Universities
From that number in 2001 to now, ULK Scientific Review has been published thirty five times (releases). The important topics discussed were:
- Immunity as factor limiting the efficiency of the International criminal court.
- The Kigali Memorial Center: a unique symbol in Rwanda community.
- Effectiveness of outsourcing as strategy that may reduce operating costs, enhance competitiveness and increase shareholder value in information technology field.
- Decentralization and community development process in Rwanda.
- A critical analysis of the Scope and Natural of the concept of Human Rights
- The response of Rwandan import to exchange rate movements: a co integration analysis.
- The protection of the environment in the time of armed conflicts, under international law, a case study of Rwanda.
- Monetary Policy Strategy in Rwanda
- The effect of women’s education on fertility in Rwanda .
- The practiced tourism in protected areas of Rwanda
- Source of sexual Education available to youth in Rwandan rural areas.
- Short-Run Dynamics of Inflation: do Monetary and Exchange Rates Policies Matter?
- A brief comparative study of human rights’ provisions in the South African and the Rwandan constitution.
Since ULK was founded. Lecturers do publish in the university Scientific review. A permanent lecturer has to publish at least one article per year. Publication is three to four numbers of our Scientific Review.