Founded 1975 as Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, acquired present status 1999.
Accreditation: Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche scientifique - MESRS)
- Academic year: September to July (September-February, March-July)
- Requirements: Secondary school certificate (baccalauréat) or foreign equivalent
- Students allowance: Co-ed