The University of Adrar was established in 1986 by virtue of Decree No. 118/86 of April 6, 1986 amended and complemented by Decree No. 175/86 of August 8, 1986 which includes the establishment of the Higher National Institute of Sharia in Adrar. The latter has been expanded to become the University of Adrar according to the Executive Decree No. 01-269 of 30 Jumada Al-thani 1422 corresponding to September 18, 2001 amended by Executive Decree No. 04-259 of Rajab 13 of 1425 corresponding to August 29, 2004.
1- Encouraging scientific creativity and valuing its results.
2- Ensuring the quality of higher education.
3- Creating cooperation and scientific exchange relations with various universities and scientific research bodies nationally, regionally, and internationally.
4- Devoting partnership with the economic and social sectors.
5- Activating scientific research so that to respond to the requirements of local and national development.
6- Meeting the training needs according to the requirements of the labour market and development locally and nationally.
7- Applying the principles of total quality management in running the university in a way that increases the efficiency and effectiveness of administrative work (increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of performing administrative work at the university).
8- Closely following developments in science and technology.
9- Encouraging scientific production.
Since its establishment in 2001 The University of Ahmed Draia has achieved many strides towards development, whether in terms of the pedagogical aspect, scientific research, or administrative and pedagogical structures.
The Pedagogical Aspect
Adrar university includes five faculties that ensure training in:
09 domains with,
16 departments and,
31 majors in Licence and,
34 majors in Master.