Mohammed V University

Mohammed V University
Established 1957
Religious affiliation
Location Rabat, Morocco
Language Arabic

Mohammed V University (Arabic: جامعة محمد الخامس), in Rabat, Morocco, was founded in 1957 under a royal decree (Dahir. It is the first modern university in Morocco after the University of al-Qarawiyyin in Fez.

The university is named for Mohammed V, the former King of Morocco who died in 1961. In 1993, it was divided into two independent universities:

In 2015 the two universities merged into one, known as Mohammed V University, but maintaining the two campuses.


See also


  1. "Mohammed Abed al-Jabri". Ibn Rushd Organization. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  2. Sana Ajmi, Rafik Abdessalem, Tunisia Live, 17 December 2011

Coordinates: 33°59′06″N 6°51′43″W / 33.985°N 6.862°W / 33.985; -6.862

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