Mohammed V University (Rabat, Morocco) was founded in 1957 under a royal decree (Dahir). It is the first modern university in Morocco After University of al-Qarawiyyin in Fez.
The university is named after Mohammed V d. 1961, the former King of Morocco. In 1993, it was divided into two independent universities:
In 2015 Mohammed V University at Agdal and Mohammed V University at Souissi merged into one University called Mohammed V University.
Coordinates: 33°59′06″N 6°51′43″W / 33.985°N 6.862°W