University of Oran

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University of Oran
جــامــــــعة وهـــــــــران
Université d'Oran
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Type Public
Established 20 December 1961
President Larbi Chahed
Students 26216
Location Oran, Oran, Algeria
Campus 20

University of Oran (Arabic: جامعة وهران‎‎, French: Université d'Oran), or Es Sénia University (Arabic: جامعة السانية), is a university located in western Algeria in the wilaya of Oran. It was established in November 1961 as part of the University of Algiers. On April 13, 1965 was made a separate campus, and on December 20, 1967 it became an independent university. It was the first university established after the independence of Algeria.

Oran University is one of the most important and largest universities in Algeria. It annually graduates thousands of students in all disciplines from all over Algeria and other Arab and foreign countries. The university also provides scientific and pedagogical supervision to many other universities and university centers in western Algeria.


The library holds 200,000 volumes.[1]

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  1. ^ "Libraries and museums - Algeria - located". Retrieved 2017-09-15. 

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