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Ferhat Abbas Setif University 1

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Ferhat Abbas Sétif University 1 (in French Université Ferhat Abbas Sétif 1) is one of the biggest Algerian universities, located in the vibrant and dynamic city of Sétif, eastern Algeria.

Founded in 1978 in a spirit of innovation and constant quest for excellence, it has become over the years a major player and a development driver for the region.

Since October 17, 1992, the university has been named after the late Ferhat Abbas, a well-known figure of the national movement and first president of the Provisional Government of the Algerian Republic (GPRA).

Today, Ferhat Abbas Sétif University 1 offers 46 Bachelor's degree programs, 82 Master's degree programs, 03 health sciences programs and many doctoral programs covering a wide range of subjects mainly science, technology, engineering and health sciences.  

More than 35,000 students are spread out over three campuses divided into 05 Faculties and 02 Institutes: Faculty of Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Natural and Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Economics, Commerce and Management, Institute of Architecture and Earth Sciences and Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanic. 

Ferhat Abbas Sétif University 1 is also 39 research laboratories, a research unit, many support and backing structures and an experimental farm. 

Campuses are not only places of study but also spaces for living, exchanges and conviviality. Therefore, on the personal development side, students can take part in artistic, cultural or sports activities organized during the academic year.

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