Originally created as a Teachers Training School by executive decree N ° 314/83 of 07/05/1983, it was changed into a National Institute of Higher Mechanics (INSM) by executive decree N ° 255/84 of 18 / 08/1984, then a University Center, sheltering four Institutes, by executive decree N ° 158/97 of 10/05/1997 holding the name of the martyr Larbi Ben M’hidi in November 1999. The University Center was promoted to University, by executive decree n ° 09/06 on 04/01/2009.
At present, the University is constituted of (7) faculties and three (3) institutes located in 5 campuses including three in the city of Oum El Bouaghi, a faculty of Applied Sciences in Ain Beida and a Technology Center (ISTA) in Ain M’lila.
The University, with a wide specialty spectrum, is particularly famous for the academic level in fundamental research (mathematics, physics, chemistry, natural sciences and life sciences), as well as in the field of the human and social sciences and the economic and commercial sciences. The training offer is diversified at all levels, License and Master as well as in PhD degree.
Larbi Ben M’hidi University of Oum El Bouaghi develops cooperation with foreign universities in Europe as well as Arab and American countries, promoting exchanges and scientific collaboration. It currently belongs to different networks, the network of Euro-Mediterranean Universities TETHYS, the “University Agency of La Francophonie” (AUF), the Association of African Universities (AUA), the Association of Arab Universities (AUA); it is also part of the Averroès Network.
Oum El Bouaghi، Oum El Bouaghi, Algeria