Structure of Higher Education System
Higher education is provided by three main components: public, private and partnership universities and higher education institutions. Public higher education includes universities, which are public institutions under the authority of the Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Executive Training. A characteristic feature of higher education in Morocco is the existence, besides the traditional system of higher education in universities, of non-university higher education institutions (Executive Training Institutions) which provide specialized training in science, technology, engineering, law, economics, administration, social sciences and teacher training under the direct control of ministerial departments. Private higher education includes universities and higher education institutions created by private initiatives but under the pedagogical authority of the Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Executive...