The Ibn Tofail University of Kenitra has been ranked first in Morocco by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, which unveiled in a press release the results of its annual ranking of world universities.
The 2022 World University Rankings, compiled by Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings out of a total of 1000 universities worldwide, of which eight Moroccan universities are ranked this year. The Ibn Tofail University of Kenitra stands out for the fourth consecutive year in the prestigious international ranking.
More than 110 countries representing the different continents participated in this 2022 edition, of which eight Moroccan universities are ranked this year among the top 1000 universities in this ranking on a global scale, and which are: Ibn Tofail University of Kenitra, International University of Rabat, Mohammed V University of Rabat, Euromed University of Fez, Hassan II University of Casablanca, Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah University, Abdelmalek Essaâdi University of Tetouan-Tangier, and Hassan Premier University of Settat.
On the African scale, Egypt appears with 36 universities in this ranking, followed by Nigeria with 9 universities, and then Morocco and South Africa (eight universities each), Ghana (six universities), Tunisia and Algeria (five universities each).
The THE ranking is based on a multidimensional analysis of higher education institutions through the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations, through several strategic approaches including the Constitution, the framework law on the national charter of the environment and sustainable development, as well as the adoption of sectoral policies that are part of a sustainable development approach.
The positioning of Ibn Tofail University in this international ranking constitutes a great success which confirms its commitments in the implementation and application of the SDGs through, among other things, the quality of its training, its research, its transfer of knowledge and its governance, thus enabling it to improve its visibility and its positioning internationally, adds the press release.