Mouloud Mammeri University
University description (as per official university website)
The development of the academic map in 1974-1977 focused on the creation of regional universities: Algiers, Annaba, Oran and Constantine with centers peripheral to the Aures Batna, SÚtif for Petite Kabylie, Tlemcen Oran for the South and Tizi-Ouzou and Bouira for Great Kabylia. Tizi-Ouzou was chosen by President Boumedienne who inaugurated in 1977 (Executive Decree No. 17-77 of 20/06/1977) Centre Universitaire de Tizi-Ouzou (CUTO) whose nucleus was produced in the former Asylum Oued-old A´ssi.
In 1978, the High School Hasnaoui is converted into annex campus A´ssi-Oued. The CUTO was then started with (05) departments:
Department of Exact Sciences,
Department of Biology,
Department of Legal and Administrative Sciences,
Department of Arabic Language and Literature,
Department of Economics was established in 1978-1979, built later by Institute.
The first academic year 490 students were greeted with a fifty nationalities of foreign teachers supervised by 27 young (average age below 30 years).
Other premises were recovered around the town of Tizi Ouzou in the training of medical students and dental surgery.
It is thanks to the opening of the university center that claim Berber cultural expression is a strategic place. Indeed, advocates of this case decide to initiate cultural activities such as conferences, galas and exhibitions. Tizi-Ouzou area becomes the formalization of democratic demands and cultural. The first autonomous associations then began to form at Tizi-Ouzou, such as: the Medical Union of Tizi-Ouzou, the Association for Children of Shuhada and 1985 in Algiers, the first Algerian League of Human Rights . The day of April 20, 1980, said anti-repression day is celebrated annually under the auspices of the student committees and associations.
A draft study of the future University of Tizi-Ouzou was initiated by a U.S. consulting firm in 1979-1980. However, the events of April 1980, the project was unfortunately shelved to be transferred to Blida.
Equipment additives are made on the campus since 1980 Hasnaoui such as home students, the central library, the tower rectories and amphitheaters.
In 1984 the university broke new card in the CUTO (09) National Institutes for Higher Education (INES)
INES Legal and Administrative Sciences
INES Arabic Language and Literature
INES Medical Sciences -* -* INES INES of Electrical Computer
For accommodation, 04 halls are performed:
City girls M'douha,
Cities Boys-Oued Aissa, and of Rehahlia Hasnaoui
In 1985-1986, the number of institutions increased to 12. Within 12 years, student enrollment is multiplied by 22 as indicated in the table below cons (VRPOI, UMMTO):
Staff 1977 81/82 82/83 85/86 89/90 90/91
Students 490 2500 4054 6043 10383 13500
Teachers 27 325 415 value 683 618
In 1987-1988, a third campus was realized Boukhalfa (6 km from Tizi-Ouzou) to decentralize Hasnaoui that the university community becomes increasingly important. This academic complex was then added two cities, one for students and the other for teachers.
In terms of scientific and cultural exchanges, the CUTO significant relationships and standing with other universities: those of the country and those located abroad (Africa, Middle East, Europe).
In 1989, this important division was elevated to university (UTO) by Executive Decree No. 89-139 of 08/01/1989 with all (09) institutions mentioned above and (05) departments located on (08) Campus:
Department of Architecture
Department of Electronics
Department of Foreign Languages
Department of Exact Sciences
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The first four departments have been erected in Science in 1991 by Executive Decree No. 91-316 of 07/09/1991. As the Department of Mechanical Engineering, it was erected in 1995 by the Institute Executive Decree No. 95-206 of 04/08/1995 amending and supplementing Article 02 of Executive Decree No. 89-139 of 01 / 08/89 establishing the University of Tizi-Ouzou.
A Department of Amazigh Language and Culture was established by Ministerial Order No. 11 of 01.24.1990.
With numbers rising rapidly, the University of Tizi-Ouzou is still looking for permanent shelter and continues to expand south-east of the city to enter a new campus, the larger the The old farmhouse Bastos, to house all the pole of Technology and several dormitories.
Currently, the University Mouloud Mammeri Tizi-Ouzou (UMMTO) consists of eight (08) faculties comprising twenty five (25) departments.