Founded 1859 as a School of Medicine and Pharmacy, followed in 1879 by schools of Law, Science, and Letters. Formally established as University 1909. Acquired present status 1984, modified in 2004. Acquired present title 2010.
Accreditation: Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche scientifique - MESRS)
- Academic year: October to June (October-December, January-April, April-June)
- Requirements: Secondary school certificate (baccalauréat) or recognized equivalent or entrance examination
- Students allowance: Co-ed