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University of Biskra

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2024
Young University Rankings 2024
BP 145 RP, Biskra, 07000, Algeria

About University of Biskra

Established in 1984, the University of Biskra is a public university located in the city of Biskra, northern Algeria.

Biskra is the regional capital of the Biskra Province, located at the beginning of the Sahara Desert.

With a history stretching back to the Roman era, Biskra has a great deal to offer students, with a vibrant community and a wide range of cultural and historical landmarks.

One of the warmest cities in the world, Biskra has been known as “The Nice of the Sahara” for its location on the border to the desert, and the region is home to the Sidi Okba, one of the holiest sites in Islam.

The university maintains a wide range of faculties providing a large number of subjects at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level.

These faculties include law, political science, science and technology, economics and management and languages. To support these faculties, the university maintains modern academic facilities including a library, numerous science labs and dedicated study areas. The university also offers a variety of online courses for distance learners.

The campus plays host to a number of academic facilities including a dedicated research centre, a large university restaurant, and a student health centre. All of these were completed in 2011 and complement a number of older facilities including a renewable energy lab, numerous amphitheatres, and labs dedicated to industrial chemistry, mechanics, civil engineering and architectural workshops.

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Key statistics

  • 21.5
    No. of students per staff
  • 0%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 64 : 36
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 30,508
    Number of FTE Students
  • 45%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at University of Biskra

  • Business & economics

    • Business & Management
    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Accounting & Finance
  • Engineering & technology

    • General Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
  • Psychology

    • Psychology
  • Arts & humanities

    • Architecture
    • History, Philosophy & Theology
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
  • Education

    • Education
  • Life sciences

    • Biological Sciences
    • Agriculture & Forestry
    • Sport Science
  • Physical sciences

    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Mathematics & Statistics
    • Chemistry
  • Social sciences

    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Sociology
    • Communication & Media Studies
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Law

    • Law