Algeria has a developed educational system based on European methodologies with strong efficient research in mathematics and technology. The estimated number universities and colleges for 2005 was 130. The following are among the main universities:

Laghouat University

Laghouat University is a University in Laghouat Laghouat Province, Algeria.

From 1986 to 2001, the University of Laghouat has progressed certainly related to the development of the city of Laghouat. Constituting the crossroads of major axis road between north and south, east and west, Laghouat was always called "Gate of the Desert".

It is located 400 km south of the capital. Again returned capital of Wilaya in 1974, it currently enjoys all the amenities of a modern city, which in addition to his secular vocation agropastoral has adequate potential energy and industry with the discovery and exploitation of the gas in Hassi R'mel, become a major attraction.Promoted university town in the program of decentralization to the wilaya, it has benefited from the creation of a training college in 1986.

Initially planned as a university center in the Five Year Plan (1980 - 1985), she had a recon Version center in normal school because of the revision of the university card in 1984.Thus were created successively Ecole Normale Superieure d'Enseignement Technique (ENSET) and the Institute of Engineering Mechanics (INGM), under Decree No. 165-86 of August 6, 1986.

Initially, the ENSET consisted of 314 student teachers supervised by 23 teachers permanent.This period was marked by the opening of new channels such as the common Exact Sciences, Technology and Computer Science in 1988, of Engineering in mechanical engineering and electrical engineering in 1990, of Engineering in electronics in 1995, the Bachelor of Science Economics in 1991 and BA in Arabic Language and Literature in 1994.It is also characterized by the development of education short cycle (level 5) awarded the university degree applied (DEUA) DEUA such as mechanical engineering and electrical engineering in 1988, the DEUA Civil Engineering 1989, DEUA computer management in 1990 and DEUA in industrial chemistry in 1996.

On May 10, 1997, the ENSET has been converted into a University Center in accordance with Decree No. 157-97 of May 10, 1997, comprising four (4) Institutes: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Economics.Other branches were opened in this case, the Industrial Chemicals (1997), Information Technology, Law, Management (1998), Biology (2000) and Psychology (2000).On the other hand, what characterizes this period is the opening of the first post-graduation in 1995 in the Materials sector. Options: Science and Engineering of surfaces and materials engineering.

Finally, the city of Laghouat has been given a comprehensive university since September 18, 2001 under Decree No. 270-01 of September 18, 2001, which at that date three (3) Faculties: Social Sciences and the Ingéniorat, Law and Social Sciences, Economics and Management Science.During this stage, there was the creation of three channels in long cycle: Architecture (2001) the core in Agronomy (2002), the core curriculum in Sociology and Demography (2004) and English (2004) and two chains in short cycle: Maintenance in Electrical Engineering (2002) and Hydraulics (2002).At the end of this long period of maturation appears Amar Telidji University of Laghouat, as a new entity, young and open to new challenges.The latter, within the framework of regional and local strategy, identified a proposed socio-economic revitalization of an entire region.

Annaba University

Annaba University is one of the oldest universities in Algeria. It offers a variety of courses.

Abou Bakr Belkaïd University

Abou Bakr Belkaid University

Université Abou Bekr Belkaid Tlemcen

Type of Institution: University

Address: 22,Rue Abi Ayad Abdelkrim,

Fg Pasteur B.P 119 Tlemcen

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Fax : Télex: 18971-18034


* University of Algiers - Benyoucef Benkhedda

Established :1909
Type: Public
President :Tahar Hadjar
Students 100,827
Location :Algiers, Algeria

The University of Algiers Benyoucef Benkhedda is a university located in Algiers, Algeria. It was founded in 1909 and is organized into seven faculties.


The University of Algiers, the first Algerian university was established in 1909 (under the Law of 30 December, 1909). This creation, however was the result of a series of stages in academic activity, marked in particular by the Law of 1879 establishing four specialized schools: medicine, pharmacy, sciences, letters, and law.

During the colonial period, it experienced both quantitative and qualitative changes.

After independence, while pursuing its teaching mission, it also went through a number of changes involving its organization, structuring, and orientation in terms of pedagogy and research.


These are the seven faculties in which the university is divided into:

* Faculty of Political Sciences and Information
* Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
* Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences
* Faculty of Letters and Languages
* Faculty of Law
* Faculty of Medicine
* Faculty of Islamic Sciences


* Badji Mokhtar University

Name in English: Badji Mokhtar University of Annaba
Acronym: UBM
Foundation year: 1975
Address: BP 12 Sidi Ammar, Annaba
23200 Annabah
Population range: 250,000-499,999

Contact Number:+213 (38) 872678
+213 (38) 872436

Institutional Accreditation / Recognition
Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique, Algeria Accreditation / Recognition


Course Level
Undergraduate courses

Postgraduate courses
Certificate / Diploma Associate degree Bachelor degree Master degree Doctoral degree
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Doctorate degrees

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Arts & Humanities ?Applied Arts
Fine Arts
Museum Studies
Performing Arts
Religion and Theology
Visual arts
OTHER Arts & Humanities Studies

Business & Social Science ?Accounting / Finance
Anthropology / Archaeology
Business / Commerce / Management
Communication and Media Studies
Development Studies
Library and Information Science
Physical Education / Sport Science
Political and International Studies
Social Policy / Public Administration
Social Work
Sociology / Psychology
Tourism / Hospitality
OTHER Business & Social Science Studies

Engineering ?Aeronautical Engineering
Agricultural Engineering
Architectural Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Computer and IT Engineering
Electronic and Electrical Engineering
General Engineering
Geological Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering
Mining and Metallurgical Engineering
OTHER Engineering Studies

Language & Cultural Studies ?Aboriginal / Indigenous People Studies
African Studies
American & Caribbean Studies
Ancient and Modern Languages
Asian Studies
English Studies
European Studies
French Studies
Germanic Studies
Indian / South Asian Studies
Italian Studies
Middle Eastern Studies
Portugese Studies
Russian / Eastern European Studies
Spanish Studies
OTHER Language & Cultural Studies

Medicine & Health ?Anaesthesia
Biomedical Science
Medicine / Surgery
Natural / Alternative Medicine
Obstetrics / Gynaecology
Optometry / Ophthalmology
Speech / Rehabilitation / Physiotherapy
OTHER Medical & Health Studies

Science & Technology ?Agriculture / Forestry / Botany
Aquaculture / Marine Science
Biology / Biochemistry / Microbiology
Computer / Information Technology
Energy / Environmental Studies
Food Science
Mathematics / Statistics
Pharmacy / Pharmacology
Textiles and Fibre Science
Zoology / Veterinary Science
OTHER Science & Technology Studies

Important: please contact or visit Université Badji Mokhtar de Annaba's website for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels offered; the information above may not be complete or up-to-date.

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* University of Batna

Established 1977
Type Public
Students 31,000
Location Batna, Algeria

The University of Batna (French: Université de Batna, also named Université Colonel Hadj Lakhdar, Arabic: ????? ?????) is a public university in the city of Batna, Algeria. It was created in 1977 and has grown steadily since then; it is now one of the largest universities in North Africa. It presently has eight faculties and a total of over 31,000 students.


When the university was created, it started with two institutes, Law sciences and Arabic Literature and Language. It later gained several institutes including Exact sciences, Biological sciences, Medical sciences, Economic sciences, Foreign languages and Agronomy.

In 1985 the university was reorganized under a new administrative structure called INES (National Institutes of High Education), and in 1990, it was again replaced by many institutes, each of which contains many departments.

In 2001, it was reorganized to a set of faculties. Each faculty has several departments spread in nine sites around the city. The new and the most important site of the university, located in the southern area of the city of Batna, has four important faculties, the central library and many infrastructures.

The Head of the University-Dr. Zireg Moussa

Faculties and Departments
Engineering Sciences

The Faculty of Engineering Sciences includes all technological branches. Being the most important faculty of the university, it contains 10 departments, over 311 professors and 5,000 students. It has the following departments :

* Computer Science
* Electrical Engineering
* Industrial Engineering
* Electronics
* Civil Engineering
* Hydraulics
* Architecture
* T.C.T in preparing for engineer's diploma

Hygiene and Security

The Institute of Hygiene and Industrial Security of the University of Batna offers the students advanced education to obtain a degree either in engineering or in D.E.U.A (Diplôme d’Enseignement Universitaire Appliqué).

* Industrial Security
* Environment
* Hygiene and Work Conditions

Human Sciences

It includes the following sections :

* Arabic Language and Literature
* French
* English
* Translation
* History and Archaeology
* Psychology
* Intensive Language Learning


The Faculty of Sciences conains eight departments, more than 200 professors and 7,000 students.

* SETI : First year in Exact Sciences
* Mathematics
* Physics
* Chemistry
* Geology
* Agronomy
* Biology
* Veterinary Sciences

[edit] Economics

Since its creation in 1980, the faculty of Economic Sciences has been growing; the number of students grows about 500 students a year. The present number of students is 4650.

* Economic Sciences
* Management
* Commercial Sciences

[edit] Social and Islamic Sciences

The Faculty of Social and Islamic Sciences was created in 1998 by transferring the National Institute of Islamic Sciences to a Faculty belonging to the University of Batna. The idea of establishing this national institute started in 1980 under the leadership of Abidi Mouhamed Tahar called Hadj Lakhdar, one of the leaders of The Algerian Revolutionary War. It includes the following sections :

* Islamic Law
* Basics of Religion
* Sociology
* Sport Education

[edit] Medical Sciences

Medical Studies in the University of Batna started in 1979. At present, it represents the faculty of medical sciences. In 2001 the department of Pharmacy started its activities with courses and it has been running at good conditions though its position within the same structure with the department of Agronomy.

* Medical sciences
* Pharmacy

[edit] Law

Law sciences faculty was established in 1998 according to the act number 213-89. The faculty includes three sections :

* Law Sciences
* Political Sciences
* Information and Communication


* Ecole Nationale d'Administration à Alger


* Ecole Nationale Polytechnique

University Name
Ecole Nationale Polytechnique
Name in English
National Polytechnic School
Foundation year

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10 Avenue Hassen Badi
El Harrach
Population range


+213 (21) 521494
+213 (21) 522973

* University of Blida

University Name
Université Saad Dahlab de Blida
Name in English
Saad Dahlab University of Blida
Foundation year

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BP 270
9000 Blidah
Population range


+213 (25) 433625
+213 (25) 433864

* Djillali Liabes University

* Université de Bejaia

* University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediène

* University of Mostaganem

* University of Oran

University of Ouahran/Jamiaat ouahran
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Seal of the University of Ouahran
Established 20 December 1967
Type Public
President larbi chahed
Students 26216
Location oran, ouahran, Algeria
Campus 20

University of Oran (Arabic:????? ?????), or Es Sénia University (Arabic:????? ???????), is the university located in western Algeria in wilaya of Oran , established the first time in November 1961 where attached to the University of Algiers, on April 13, 1965 turned into a university center, in December 20, 1967 officially transferred to the University, the first University established After the independence of Algeria.

Oran University is one of the most important and largest universities in Algeria, which annually graduate thousands of students in all disciplines from all over Algeria and Arab and foreign countries also, as well as in scientific and pedagogical supervision of many universities and university centers in western Algeria
[edit] Alumni

* Mohamed Harkat

* Es-senia University

Name (international):

University of 'Oran of Es Sénia
Name (local):

Université dOran Es-Sénia, ????? ?????, :????? ???????
Type of Institution: University
Address: El-Mnouar
City: Oran
Postal Code: 31000
Tel: +213 (41) 416939
Fax: +213 (41) 416021
eMail: contact[at]; webmaster[at]

online University of 'Oran of Es Sénia

* Mentouri University

Mentouri University of Constantine

English Name
Mentouri University of Constantine
French Name
Université Mentouri Constantine
Language Spoken
Type of Institution
Education Type
Tertiary / Higher Education
Distance Learning Only?
Year Founded
AAU Affiliate?
Official E-Mail
Street Address
B. P. 325 Route d'Aïn El Bey
Postal Code
Phone Number
213-31-81-88-92, 213-31-61-43-48, 213-31-81-86-83
Fax Number
213-31-81-87-11, 213-31-61-43-49