Higher Education in Morocco

Higher Education in Morocco

Kingdom of Morocco

What are the variant appellations for Morocco?  Officially, the Kingdom of Morocco, but the term Morocco is by far the most common.  What is the geographical location of Morocco?  Morocco is located on the northwestern tip of Africa.  What are the borders of Morocco? […]

System of Higher Education

Higher Education in Morocco includes private institutions,  privately-run institutions and public institutions.  Public Higher education institutions can be broken down into two types: Open-access and limited-access.  Public Higher education institutions face a number of challenges such as overcrowding, a low supervision rate, poor infrastructure and […]

Ministry of Higher Education

Higher education in Morocco is administered by the Ministry of Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Research. The Higher Education sector is run by Driss Ouaouicha, Minister Delegate for Higher Education […]

Minister of Higher Education

Said Amzazi, Minister of Education is head of the Ministry of National Education, Vocational Training and Research since January 22, 2018.  The Higher Education sector is run by Driss Ouaouicha, Minister delegate for Higher Education since october 9, 2019 […]

Higher Education Institutions

On completion of the secondary school program (baccalaureate/higher secondary certificate), students can pursue their studies in many open-access () higher education institutions. They are, however, required to have high baccalaureate grades and take an entrance exam to attend limited-access institutions. […]

Al-Akhawayne University Campus

Important Dates

[September 2020] Morocco implements the 4-year Bachelor system in Higher Education instead of the current 3-year system  [November 15, 2019] Morocco signs revised regional convention on recognition of Higher Education studies, diplomas and degrees in Africa (UNESCO). […]

Facts and Figures

Morocco follows the French system of Higher Education known as LMD (Bologna process) introduced in Morocco in (2003–2004): [L]  Bachelor’s [Baccalaureate + 3] [M] Master’s [Baccalaureate + 5] [D] PhD [Baccalaureate + 8] […]


“Overview of the Higher Education System in Morocco,” EACEA [2017].pdf | Educational Reforms in Morocco: Evolution and Current Status” [2014] ccsenet.org.  “The Teaching of Translation in Moroccan Universities” [November 26, 2014 ] atida.org […]

Higher Education in the Media

Reinventing Morocco’s Education System – Nov 11, 2018 (Youtube).  Highlights from THE’s Emerging Economies Summit – May 11, 2018 (Youtube).  Morocco revamps world’s oldest university – Oct 21, 2016 (Youtube) […]

Press Articles

“Morocco to Open 34 New Higher Education Institutions in 2020”: Morocco is set to open 34 new higher education institutions in 2020, announced the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Said Amzazi (MWN) […]

Useful Links

Useful links for higher education students, academics and administrators.  Shanghai  Ranking; Ranking Web of Universities; Times Higher Education Rankings; World Intellectual Property Organization ;  […]

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