The University of Algiers is a solid fortress and a deep-seated castle of science and knowledge whose mission is to train the officials, teachers, executives and researchers in all development fields.
The university was created in 1909 according to the law of December 30, after several steps that started by the law of December 20th, 1879 which took over the creation of four specialized schools, namely:
The School of Medicine & Pharmacy, the School of Sciences, the School of Art & Humanities and the School of law.
At the colonial time, the university knew many structural and qualitative improvements that were serving the colonialism objectives.
After the independence, the university mission was to train the executives needed by the country, knowing that many organizational and structural changes have been seen throughout this phase.
Today, the university of Algiers is considered as a pole of sciences and knowledge in Algeria.
In 2009, the university was divided into three universities, namely: University of Algiers, University of Bouzaréah and University of Dely Brahim.
University of Algiers-2 Abou El-kacem Saâdallah
University of Algiers 2 Abou El kacem Saâdallah was created under the executive decree N0.09-340 of Dhu al qi`da 3rd corresponding to October 22nd, 2009. Its designation was amended from University of Bouzareah into University of Algiers-2 under the executive decree N0.184-10 of Shaaban 2nd, 1431 corresponding to July 14th, 2010. It was also renamed Prof. Abou El kacem Saâdallah on November 1st, 2014.
The university structures are spread over three sites, namely Bouzaréah, Beni Messous and Ben Aknoun.
It consists of four faculties, two institutes and a center of Language teaching:
- Faculty of Humanities.
- Faculty of Social Sciences.
- Faculty of Arabic Language & Art and Oriental Languages.
- Faculty of Foreign Languages.
- Institute of Archeology.
- Institute of Translation
Center of Language Intensive Teaching.
Algiers University-2 Abou El kacem Saâdallah is managed by Prof. Fatiha Zerdaoui who is assisted by four vice- rectors:
- Vice rector in charge of Pedagogy.
- Vice rector in charge of Forecasting and guidance.
- Vice rector in charge of Post Graduation & Scientific Research.
- Vice rector in charge of External Relations and Cooperation.
Besides, the administrative affairs are managed by the General Secretary of the University, and the scientific affairs are assumed by the Scientific Council of the University.