Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University: Statistics

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Position Category
#3679 of 14,131 In the World
#95 of 1,104 In Africa
#5 of 38 In Morocco
#1 of 5 In Fez
#1375 of 1,760 For Automation and Control engineering
Subject rankings

Quick Review

Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (baccalauréat) or equivalent.
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - February; February-June).
Full time employee1,453
Student:staff ratio68:1

Research profile

Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University has published 1,626 scientific papers with 19,999 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Computer Science, Chemistry, Medicine, Biology, Physics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Mathematics, and Materials Science.


Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University majors

by publication & citation count

459 / 1,759
Computer Science
313 / 1,215
235 / 1,578
180 / 14,462
172 / 688
156 / 481
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
155 / 576
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
119 / 14,088
119 / 378
Materials Science
119 / 427
Environmental Science
117 / 651
Automation and Control engineering
105 / 467
88 / 154
Renewable Energy Engineering
49 / 313
Nutrition and Food Science
47 / 241
Computer Vision
46 / 201
Applied Mathematics
44 / 151
Electrical Engineering
41 / 58
40 / 13,894
Blockchain and Cryptography
40 / 152
Computational Linguistics
39 / 116
38 / 377
Electronic Engineering
36 / 62
Art & Design
35 / 205
Data Science
34 / 101
Geography and Cartography
34 / 132
Condensed Matter Physics
34 / 102
33 / 60
33 / 28
32 / 125
Computer Networking
30 / 87
29 / 112
Project Management
28 / 54
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
23 / 49
Machine Learning
23 / 99
Public Health
21 / 80
Health Science
19 / 126
Chemical Engineering
19 / 331
19 / 35
Quantum and Particle physics
18 / 31

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1993 0 2
1994 0 0
1995 1 7
1996 0 7
1997 0 9
1998 0 3
1999 1 5
2000 1 7
2001 0 4
2002 0 10
2003 0 2
2004 0 4
2005 4 4
2006 3 12
2007 2 7
2008 5 19
2009 4 6
2010 4 14
2011 10 66
2012 15 34
2013 28 31
2014 62 93
2015 83 175
2016 106 635
2017 155 1002
2018 208 1851
2019 327 3397
2020 468 6057
2021 565 8030
Academic rankings

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Diplôme universitaire de Technologie Business Administration, Engineering, Technology, Transport and Communications
Licence d'Etudes fondamentales Arabic, Chemistry, Cultural Studies, Earth Sciences, English, French, Geography, German, History, Management, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Private Law, Psychology, Public Law, Religious Studies, Sociology, Spanish
Licence en Sciences et Techniques Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Natural Sciences
Licence professionnelle Business Administration, Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Social Work, Technology
Diplôme d'Ingénieur Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Food Technology, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
Diplôme de Commerce et de Gestion Accountancy, Business and Commerce, Finance, Management, Marketing
Master en Sciences et Techniques Applied Mathematics, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Management, Industrial Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Resources
Master spécialisé Administrative Law, Applied Mathematics, Commercial Law, Electronics and Automation, Environmental Studies, Finance, Human Resources, Management, Materials Engineering, Microelectronics, Nuclear Engineering, Pharmacology, Physiology, Software Engineering
Master Accountancy, Applied Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Commercial Law, Computer Engineering, Criminal Law, Electronics and Automation, Environmental Studies, Finance, Geology, International Law, Islamic Law, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Mathematics, Physics, Private Law
Doctorat Economics, Engineering, History, Law, Literature, Management, Mathematics and Computer Science, Medicine, Modern Languages, Natural Sciences, Religion, Social Sciences

Notable alumni

  1. Lahcen Daoudi

    Lahcen Daoudi
    Born in
    Morocco Flag Morocco
    1947-.. (age 76)

    Lahcen Daoudi is a Moroccan politician of the Justice and Development Party. Since 3 January 2012, he holds the position of Minister of "Higher Education and Scientific Research" in Abdelilah Benkirane's government.

  2. Hakima El Haite

    Hakima El Haite
    Born in
    Morocco Flag Morocco
    1963-.. (age 60)
    politicianinternational forum participant

    Hakima El Haite is a Moroccan climate scientist, entrepreneur and politician. In 1994 she founded EauGlobe, the first environmental engineering firm in the MENA region. She served as Minister Delegate in Charge of the Environment for the Kingdom of Morocco from 2013 to 2017. In 2015, she was elected Vice President of United National International Climate Conference (COP21). She was appointed Special Envoy for Climate Change of the Kingdom of Morocco from 2015 to 2017 and the High Level Climate Champion of the United Nations International Climate Conference (COP22) in 2016 – 2017.

  3. Mohamed Najib Boulif

    Mohamed Najib Boulif
    Born in
    Morocco Flag Morocco
    1964-.. (age 59)
    economistinternational forum participantpolitician

    Mohamed Najib Boulif, commonly known as Najib Boulif is a Moroccan politician from the Justice and Development Party. On 3 January 2011 he became Minister delegate for general affairs and good governance.

  4. Abdelhak Mrini

    Abdelhak Mrini
    Born in
    Morocco Flag Morocco
    1934-.. (age 89)
    Enrolled in Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University
    In 1989 graduated with Doctor of Arts

    Abdelhak Mrini, is a Moroccan historian, civil servant and writer.

  5. Abdellatif Maazouz

    Abdellatif Maazouz
    Born in
    Morocco Flag Morocco
    1954-.. (age 69)

    Abdellatif Maazouz is a Moroccan politician of the Istiqlal Party. Between 2007 and 2012 he was Minister of Foreign Trade in the Cabinet of Abbas El Fassi. On 3 January 2012, he was appointed Delegate-Minister for Moroccans Living Abroad in the cabinet of Abdelilah Benkirane, he held this post until 9 July 2013, when his party members quit the government. On 22 September 2021, he was elected as the president of the Council of the Casablanca-Settat region.

  6. Mohamed El-Amine Souef

    Mohamed El-Amine Souef
    1962-.. (age 61)

    Mohamed El-Amine Souef is a Comorian diplomat and former foreign minister, ambassador to Egypt, and Permanent Representative to the Arab League (1995–1998). He has been appointed deputy Foreign Minister in charge of the Arab World by president Mohamed Taki Abdulkarim in 1998. He first became foreign minister in 1999, following the military coup of Azali Assoumani. He resigned briefly in January 2002, along with Azali Assoumani, to make way for a transitional government, but he was reappointed a few months later when Assoumani won elections and regained power. He lost his post again in July 2005 during a cabinet reshuffle. After the reshuffle, Mr. Souef was named Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Comoros to the United Nations in New York (April 2006). Previously, in government, He served as Parliamentarian, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, State Minister in charge of Cooperation, Ambassador to Egypt and Permanent Representative to the Arab League States and, Adviser to the President of the Comoros. Mr. Souef is currently serving DPKO after a long carrier within the Government of the Comoros.

Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University faculties and divisions

Faculty : Arts and Humanities - Dhar El Mehraz Arabic, Cultural Studies, English, French, Gender Studies, Geography, German, History, Islamic Studies, Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish
Faculty : Arts and Humanities - Saïs Arabic, Communication Studies, Comparative Religion, English, French, Geography, History, Islamic Studies, Linguistics, Literature, Sociology
Faculty : Chariaâ Islamic Theology
Faculty : Law, Economics and Social Sciences Accountancy, Banking, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, Insurance, Law, Management, Notary Studies, Private Law, Public Law, Social Sciences
Faculty : Medicine and Pharmacy Medicine
Faculty : Polydisciplinary - Taza Arabic, Biology, Earth Sciences, Economics, French, Geography, History, Mathematics, Physics, Private Law, Public Law
Faculty : Science - Fes Dhar el Mehraz Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Nuclear Engineering, Pharmacology, Physical Engineering, Physics, Physiology
Faculty : Science and Techniques - Fes Saïs Biology, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Geology, Industrial Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Sciences, Physics
School : Higher Normal School Mathematics Education, Physical Education, Science Education, Teacher Training
School : Higher School of Technology Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Maintenance Technology, Management, Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering, Thermal Engineering, Transport Management
School : National School of Applied Sciences Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
School : National School of Business and Management Accountancy, Business and Commerce, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing

General information

Alternative names USMBA
Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah
جامعة سيدي محمد بن عبد ال
Accreditation Ministère de l'Education Nationale, de la Formation professionnelle, de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique

Location and contacts

Address BP 2626 Route d'Imouzzer
Fez, Fez-Meknes, 30000
City population 1,112,000

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