Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University: Statistics



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#2898 of 14,131 In the World
#61 of 1,104 In Africa
#4 of 38 In Morocco
#1 of 5 In Fez
#615 of 2,152 For Renewable Energy Engineering
Top50% For 91 other topics
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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 10,656 scientific papers with 77,809 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Computer Science, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Quantum and Particle physics, Organic Chemistry, and Medicine.


Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University majors

by publication & citation count

5,770 / 51,965
5,465 / 50,612
5,445 / 42,350
5,092 / 49,778
Environmental Science
4,544 / 41,343
Computer Science
4,494 / 27,222
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
4,403 / 27,787
Quantum and Particle physics
4,260 / 31,635
Organic Chemistry
3,051 / 36,342
3,051 / 24,408
2,651 / 17,037
2,633 / 13,160
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,549 / 16,353
2,542 / 22,330
Materials Science
2,476 / 23,885
2,465 / 30,368
2,232 / 22,555
Geography and Cartography
2,126 / 12,458
2,087 / 24,394
1,999 / 12,675
1,880 / 11,164
Political Science
1,814 / 13,843
1,809 / 16,482
Electrical Engineering
1,747 / 11,587
1,687 / 8,513
Machine Learning
1,588 / 8,644
Optical Engineering
1,518 / 13,857
1,482 / 13,746
1,360 / 9,391
1,310 / 6,630
1,278 / 11,530
1,237 / 5,990
1,180 / 5,785
1,175 / 12,996
1,139 / 7,873
Metallurgical Engineering
1,098 / 13,672
Computer Vision
1,012 / 5,511
Mechanical Engineering
973 / 5,991
918 / 7,464
824 / 3,360

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 1
1992 7 4
1993 3 13
1994 5 9
1995 14 24
1996 13 30
1997 17 36
1998 30 83
1999 19 113
2000 29 95
2001 40 135
2002 23 145
2003 34 153
2004 35 217
2005 41 243
2006 44 305
2007 44 366
2008 53 464
2009 76 481
2010 107 552
2011 125 681
2012 126 807
2013 160 883
2014 288 1087
2015 345 1402
2016 412 1673
2017 619 2392
2018 695 3193
2019 884 4904
2020 1213 7671
2021 1443 11454
2022 1665 16022
2023 1892 20113
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. Abdellatif Hammouchi

    Abdellatif Hammouchi
    Born in
    Morocco Flag Morocco
    1966-.. (age 58)
    police officer

    Abdellatif Hammouchi is the head of the Moroccan national police directorate, the General Directorate for National Security or DGST (French: Direction Générale de la Sureté Nationale) as well as head of secret services, the General Directorate for Territorial Surveillance or DGST (Formerly known as the DST, French: Direction de surveillance du territoire).

  2. Hakima El Haite

    Hakima El Haite
    Born in
    Morocco Flag Morocco
    1963-.. (age 61)
    climatologistinternational forum participantpoliticianscientist

    Hakima El Haite is a Moroccan climate scientist, entrepreneur and politician.

  3. Lahcen Daoudi

    Lahcen Daoudi
    Born in
    Morocco Flag Morocco
    1947-.. (age 77)

    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.

  4. Mohamed Najib Boulif

    Mohamed Najib Boulif
    Born in
    Morocco Flag Morocco
    1964-.. (age 60)
    politicianinternational forum participanteconomist

    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.

  5. Abdelhak Mrini

    Abdelhak Mrini
    Born in
    Morocco Flag Morocco
    1934-.. (age 90)
    Enrolled in Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University
    In 1989 graduated with Doctor of Arts

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

  6. Abdellatif Maazouz

    Abdellatif Maazouz
    Born in
    Morocco Flag Morocco
    1954-.. (age 70)

    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.

  7. Mohamed El-Amine Souef

    Mohamed El-Amine Souef
    1962-.. (age 62)

    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.

  8. Mohammed Ameur

    Mohammed Ameur
    Born in
    Morocco Flag Morocco
    1959-.. (age 65)

    Mohammed Ameur is a Moroccan politician of the Socialist Union of Popular Forces. Between 2007 and 2012, he held the position of "Minister-Delegate for the Moroccans Living Abroad" in the cabinet of Abbas El Fassi. He currently serves as the ambassador to Belgium.

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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