Universities in Casablanca, Morocco

Casablanca, located on the Atlantic coast of the Chaouia plain, is also the largest city in Morocco. Although Rabat is officially the political capital of Morocco, it is Casablanca, which is considered to be Morocco’s economic and business centre. Several Moroccan and International companies have their headquarters and industrial facilities located in Casablanca, making it a prime industrial zone of the nation.

Formerly a prominent French colony, Casablanca provides a unique experience for international students. It offers a unique confluence of African, Arab and French cultures, coupled with an almost intoxicating natural beauty for international students to experience. International students hoping to study in Casablanca have a wide range of reputed business schools, medical universities and engineering universities to choose from. Additionally, some universities of Casablanca have adopted an American Liberal Arts degree framework, which can be attractive to certain international students.

Why Study in Casablanca?

Casablanca is known for its great universities and gives a wide exposure to students. One of the famous universities is Hassan II University of Casablanca (UH2C). Although this university was established in 1975, in 2014, it was newly created by merging 2 separate Hassan II universities, Mohammedia and Casablanca. Considered to be the best university of Casablanca for International students, it is ranked #4 in Morocco and #1201 worldwide by the prestigious Times Higher Education survey (2021).

Located in the picturesque Ain Chock suburb of Casablanca, the university boasts of its 123 laboratories, 10 doctoral study centres, 18 institutions and an observatory. It is home to a state of the art library that holds several thousand books, online journals, and ancient manuscripts, all of which are located on 6 state-of-the-art campuses.

Students can choose from a wide range of subjects offered, namely Humanities, Social Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences, Law etc. All of this is supported by a well-reputed teaching faculty of over 800 highly qualified and experienced teachers.

Eligibility Criteria

Arabic and French are the most widely used tuition languages in Casablanca; hence proficiency for both languages is necessary. However, technical courses are taught solely in French. 

The documents required for international students are as follows: passport, proof of fee payment, letters of recommendation (MA, PhD), student visa, medical certificate, photographs, health and life Insurance, declaration for financial support and birth certificate. It is necessary to mention that the above list may vary for different countries.

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