Situated in north-eastern Morocco, with Algeria and Spanish Melilla as neighbors, the region of Oriental has a population of close to 2 million and has Oujda as its capital city.
Founded in the 10th century, Oujda is an eastern Moroccan city with about half a million inhabitants. It is only about 15 kilometers west of Algeria, which means it has seen quite a bit of Algerian influence over the years. However, the predominant architecture in Oujda is very French in nature and this is perhaps what you will find to be most notable about the city.
After completing their school education, Moroccans have the option to pursue a tertiary education at the various institutions scattered throughout the country. There are approximately forty tertiary education institutions including 14 universities, private higher education institutions and polytechnics. The chief language of instruction at these educational institutions is French, ...