École Mohammadia d'ingénieurs

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Mohammadia School of Engineering
المدرسة المحمدية للمهندسين
Motto Science and Engineering
Established 1959
Type Public School of Engineering
Chairman Pr. M. Larbi ABIDI
Students 500 (FTE, 2013)
Location Rabat, Morocco
Campus Urban
Website www.emi.ac.ma

The Mohammadia School of engineering (Arabic: المدرسة المحمدية للمهندسين‎; abbreviated EMI) is a School of Engineering in Rabat, Morocco. EMI was founded in 1959 by the King Mohammed V as Morocco's first polytechnic, it's the largest institution of higher education in technology and one of the leading technical schools in Morocco.

History[edit]

EMI became in 1981 under the order of the king Hassan II the first school combining academic and military education. Following the establishment of polytechnical schools in many European countries the early years of the 19th century, often based on the model of École Polytechnique in Paris in 1794.

Special events[edit]

  • First Computer in Morocco as a gift from the king Baudoin of the Belgians to EMI.
  • First Internet node in Morocco introduced by EMI.
  • First School to introduce in 2003 the Internet country code top-level domain ".ma".
  • First School introducing the Electrical Engineering 's Bachelor degree.

Organization[edit]

After three years of studying, the students get the 'Grandes Ecoles d'ingénieurs' degree,a Bac+5 in the French education System, and the equivalent of a master.The students get a rank of reserve Officer too.The school offer a variety fields of engineering organized into ten departments:

  • Department of Networks & Telecommunications
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Department of Electrical Energy Engineering
  • Department of Industry Engineering
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Mineral Engineering
  • Department of Modelling and Scientific Computing
  • Department of Chemical and Process Engineering.

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Coordinates: 33°59′58″N 6°51′7″W / 33.99944°N 6.85194°W / 33.99944; -6.85194