Université Cadi Ayyad

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world rank  4144

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Founded in 1978, Université Cadi Ayyad (Cadi Ayyad University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Marrakech (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Marrakesh-Safi. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Safi Kalaa Sraghana Saouira. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur, de la Recherche Scientifique et de la Formation des Cadres (Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Professional Training , Morocco), Université Cadi Ayyad (UCA) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Université Cadi Ayyad (UCA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة القاضي عياض
Name Cadi Ayyad University
Acronym UCA
Founded 1978

University Location

Address Avenue Abdelkrim Khattabi; Boîte Postale 511
Marrakech (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
40000 Marrakesh-Safi
T +212 (524) 437 741
F +212 (524) 43 44 94
Other locations Safi Kalaa Sraghana Saouira

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Cadi Ayyad University Avenue Prince Moulay Abdellah PB: 511
Marrakech 40000
+212 5 24 43 48 13
5 24 43 48 14

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020