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University of Algiers - Benyoucef Benkhedda
جــامــــــعة الجـــــــزائر - بن يوسف بن خـدة
Seal of the University of Algiers
Established 1909
Type Public
President Tahar Hadjar
Students 100,827
Location Algiers, Algeria

The University of Algiers Benyoucef Benkhedda (Arabic:جــامــــــعة الجـــــــزائر - بن يوسف بن خـدة ) 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:

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