Mohamed I University (MIU) was created in 1978. It has ten higher education institutions (six faculties and four specialized schools in addition to the Teacher Training College (TTC or CPR). MIU aims to train students to do research in varied areas: sciences, law, literature, history, geography, languages, management, economic sciences, technology and engineering sciences.
MIU’s students’ capacity is estimate at 50,000 (statistics of 2015/2016) spread over three different sites: Oujda, Nador and Al-Hoceima. It employs 900 faculty and 500 administrative and technical staff. With all its leverage (research, training, education), MIU hopes to contribute in the development of the region and the country as a whole. It is is equipped as follows:
• Research structures providing a high level of technological equipment,
• Research centers federating several activities to promote the transfer of technology.
The collaboration between the University and its environment, in various forms, has experienced a real boost in recent years. Many projects have brought the institution closer to its socio-economic environment; mainly because of its orientations, in recent years, to create structures capable of boosting contacts with local businesses. These structures have become real communication channels responding to the expectations of the socio-economic sectors.
A tradition of international collaboration has been anchored in our university for a long time in the form of international agreements with higher education institutions, agencies and organizations. The MIU Research department ensures the follow up of these partnerships. Some of these agreements include: Scientific collaboration, development projects, exchanges of doctoral students and professors, etc,.