Algeria: Towards More English in Universities

Algeria: Towards More English in Universities
Algeria: Towards More English in Universities

In Algeria, administrative languages are traditionally Arabic and French. But Algeria’s minister of higher education has been saying for several weeks that the French language is not useful and that he would like it to be replaced by English.

Tayeb Bouzid, who does not seem to want to stop there, made his first decision this week on this matter.

Use more English in universities? This week, Algerian Minister of Higher Education Tayeb Bouzid took the first steps.

The headers of official documents will now have to be written in Arabic and English.


Center for Africa Studies (AFRAM) which located in Ankara, is an organization facilitating under the administration of African Affairs Council (AFAC). It makes various researches about Africa to enhance economic and cultural bounds between Africa and Turkey. AFRAM’s publishings has been shared with different institutions as they require to obtain.


Africa Observatory is one the publishing of AFRAM and it has been published each two weeks. It has been delivered to different institutions via e-mail.

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