The Rectorate

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The Rectorate is the legislative and the executive body of the university working under the authority of the rector, Dr. Ahmed ZAGHDAR. The latter is responsible for the overall functioning of the university respecting the prerogatives of the other bodies. In this context, he fulfills the following functions and responsibilities:


  • He represents the university in court and in all acts of civil life,
  • He exercises the hierarchical authority over the university staff,
  • He concludes all deals, conventions, contracts and agreements in accordance with applicable regulations,
  • He ensure the application of the legislation and regulation in force with regard to teaching and student affairs,
  • He is the authorizing officer for the university budget,
  • He gives delegations of operating appropriations to deans of faculties, heads institutes and, where applicable, heads of annexes,
  • He gives delegations of signature to deans of faculties, heads of institutes and, where applicable, heads of annexes,
  • He appoints university staff for which another means of appointment is not provided,
  • He takes all measures necessary to improve training and research activities of the university in respect of the powers of its other bodies,
  • He ensures the application of the internal regulation of the university of which he prepares the draft and submits it to the board of directors for approval,
  • He is responsible for maintaining order and discipline inside the university,
  • He issues diplomas by delegation of the minister in charge of higher education,
  • He ensures the custody and preservation of the archive.