Founded 1977 as University Centre of Tizi-Ouzou. Became university 1989, modified 2004.
Accreditation: Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche scientifique - MESRS)
- Academic year: September to June (September-January, February-June)
- Requirements: Secondary school certificate (baccalauréat) and entrance examination
- Students allowance: Co-ed