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HM the King Inaugurates Mohammed VI Polytechnic University in Benguerir Green City


  • An international university for applied research, innovation and entrepreneurship looking to build important links between Morocco, Africa, and the world;
  • An efficient economic growth and diversification catalyst;
  • An education and research model entirely based on innovation and experimentation.

Located in the municipality of Benguerir, in the heart of the Green City, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University is a world class institution focusing on applied research, innovation and entrepreneurship.
Its main goal is to establish a platform for innovation, training the next generation of African researchers, entrepreneurs, and leaders.

Founded for applied research, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University aspires to position morocco into a world-class research and innovation platform serving sustainable development in Africa. Its research areas have been designed and developed to address the continent’s issues and challenges.
In particular, these themes are centered on water, agriculture & environment, natural resources & food security, renewable energies, industrial & chemical engineering, biotechnology & biomedical engineering as well as architecture, urban & special planning.

Based in Morocco, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University energizes the country’s national knowledge ecosystem, creating dynamic nation-wide networks centered on applied research and innovation.

The development of this ecosystem relies on the establishment of joint research projects, interactions between professors and students, and project tenders.

As part of its development strategy, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University also aims to build collaboration networks throughout the world and to take part in an international dynamic.

The learning and research model, entirely oriented towards innovation and experimentation, is an important asset in creating this global dynamic. The Green City and Mohammed VI Polytechnic University teaching sites are equipped with Living Labs where researchers can test research in real-world situations.

This academic model is also expressed at the regional level. The university is located in Benguerir, and it is also present at several sites.

In line with its role as a civic-minded institution, the university’s student admission policy includes scholars based on academic excellence and social equity.

Finally, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University is a non-profit university which promotes academic excellence. Its revenues come from research, tuition fees and land grant development.

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