|#2796 of 14,131||In the World|
|#54 of 1,104||In Africa|
|#1 of 81||In Algeria|
|#1 of 20||In Algiers|
|#632 of 2,545||For Radiochemistry|
|Top50%||For 77 other topics|
- Highest Degree
- Acceptance rate
* The University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene 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 Requirements||Secondary school certificate (baccalauréat)|
|Academic Calendar||September to June (September - December; January-April; April-June)|
University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene has published 10,645 scientific papers with 96,511 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Biology, Quantum and Particle physics, Computer Science, Organic Chemistry, Materials Science, and Geology.
University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene majors
by publication & citation count
Annual publication & citation counts
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 University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene.
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.
|Art & Design||No||No||No|
|Liberal Arts & Social Sciences||No||No||No|
|Master||Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Ecology, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Marine Biology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Microbiology, Multimedia, Nuclear Physics, Pharmacology, Physics, Rural Planning, Software Engineering, Surveying and Mapping, Telecommunications Engineering, Water Science|
|Doctorat||Biotechnology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Software Engineering|
- Born in
- 1958-.. (age 65)
- physicistuniversity teacher
Noureddine Melikechi, D.Phil is an Algerian atomic, molecular, and optical physicist, educator and inventor. He is the author of more than 125 peer-reviewed publications, three book chapters and 15 patents. Melikechi is a member of the Mars Science Laboratory, NASA’s largest Mars exploration effort to date.
- Born in
- 1956-.. (age 67)
- writerjournalistmathematicianpoetuniversity teacher
Anouar Benmalek is an Algerian novelist, journalist, mathematician and poet. After the 1988 riots in Algeria in protest of government policies, he became one of the founders of the Algerian Committee Against Torture. His novel Lovers of Algeria was awarded the Prix Ragid. The novel, The Child of an Ancient People, won the Prix RFO du livre.
- Born in
- 1968-.. (age 55)
- Enrolled in the University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene
- Studied in 1993
Yasmine Belkaid is an Algerian immunologist and senior investigator at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania. She is best known for her work studying host-microbe interactions in tissues and immune regulation to microbes. Belkaid currently serves as the director of the NIAID Microbiome program. On 29 March 2023, she was appointed as President of the Pasteur Institute for a six-year term, starting from January 2024.
University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene faculties and divisions
|Faculty : Biological Sciences||Biological and Life Sciences, Cell Biology, Ecology, Molecular Biology, Physiology|
|Faculty : Chemistry||Applied Chemistry, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry|
|Faculty : Civil Engineering||Civil Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Materials Engineering|
|Faculty : Earth Sciences, Geography and Regional Planning||Earth Sciences, Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Regional Planning|
|Faculty : Electronic and Computer Science||Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Telecommunications Engineering|
|Faculty : Mathematics||Mathematics|
|Faculty : Mechanical and Process Engineering||Energy Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering, Systems Analysis|
|Faculty : Physics||Physics|
|Alternative names||USTHB |
Université des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediène
جامعة العلوم والتكنولوجيا هواري بومدين
|Accreditation||Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche scientifique - MESRS)|
|Motto||Synergie entre sciences et technologie|
Location and contacts
|Address|| BP 32, El Alia, Bab-Ezzouar |
Alger, Alger, 16123