Université des Sciences, de Technologie et de Médecine

country rank  1
world rank  9336

Publish your
uniRank University Ranking

University Overview

Founded in 1981, Université des Sciences, de Technologie et de Médecine (University of Science, Technology and Medicine) is a public higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Nouakchott (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement Secondaire et Supérieur, Mauritania (Ministry of Secondary and Higher Education, Mauritania), Université des Sciences, de Technologie et de Médecine (USTM) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université des Sciences, de Technologie et de Médecine (USTM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

University Location

Address Boîte Postale 5026
Nouakchott (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)

T +222 (2) 513 82
F +222 (2) 539 97

Study Areas and Degree Levels

Search for courses and programs with the uniRank World Universities Search Engine

Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


Social Media











Online Courses

iTunes U

Not reported

Open Education Consortium

Not reported

Wikipedia Article

Video Presentation

Not available; please submit an official general video presentation of this higher education institution.

Related Resources

Find out rankings and reviews of all Universities in Mauritania

Search for courses and scholarships with the uniRank World Universities Search Engine

Explore a list of all recognized Universities in Africa by country

Errors and Update

Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019