Six Moroccan universities are among the best universities in the world, according to the latest world ranking “The Times Higher Education” which has 1,200 best universities from 99 countries.
According to this ranking, Morocco occupies the third position in Africa and fourth in the Arab world, indicates the Ministry of National Education, adding that THE takes into account specific scientific criteria such as the quality of education, scientific research, knowledge transfer and international openness.
We find in this list, the Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah University of Fez (ranked 801-1000) and the Ibn Tofail University of Kenitra (1001-1200). The universities Hassan 1ᵉʳ of Settat, Hassan II of Casablanca, Cadi Ayad of Marrakech and Mohammed VI of Rabat are for their part classified in the 1 201-th place.
These recognitions confirm, it is claimed, the high level of Moroccan teacher-researchers and the relevance of the efforts of the various components of the national system of higher education, scientific research and innovation.
It should be noted that the number of Moroccan universities appearing in this world ranking has increased compared to the previous year, going from five to six in the field of physics and from two to three in clinical sciences and life sciences.