Founded in 1977, Université Mouloud Maameri de Tizi Ouzou (Univerisity of Tizi-Ouzou) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Tizi-Ouzou (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique, Algérie (English: Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Algeria), Université Mouloud Maameri de Tizi Ouzou (UMMTO) is a coeducational higher education institution. Université Mouloud Maameri de Tizi Ouzou (UMMTO) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 39 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UMMTO also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.