Mohammed V University
Mohammed V University (Arabic: جامعة محمد الخامس), in Rabat, Morocco, was founded in 1957 under a royal decree (Dahir). It is the first modern university in Morocco after the University of al-Qarawiyyin in Fez.
In 2015 the two universities merged into one, known as Mohammed V University, but maintaining the two campuses.
- Mohammed Abed Al Jabri, Moroccan academic and philosopher; he graduated from the university with a bachelor's degree in philosophy in 1967 and a PhD in 1970.
- Rafik Abdessalem, Minister of Foreign Affairs under Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali, received a B.A. in philosophy from Mohammed V University.
- Laila Lalami, Moroccan novelist now working in the United States, 2015 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for The Moor's Account, a fictional novel of the historic figure Estevanico, the first black explorer of North America and one of four survivors of the 1527 Narvaez expedition.
- Nabila Mounib, the secretary general of the Unified Socialist Party.
- Mohammed V University (in French)
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