Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is conferred an Honorary Doctorate from the Mohammed V University
Mohammed V University is one of Morocco’s biggest higher education establishments. It was established in 1957 by King Mohammed V soon after the kingdom became independent.
The university comprises five research institutes, two higher schools, three technical schools and eight departments, located in Rabat and across Morocco. The faculty of more than 2,500 teach over 55,000 students. The university trains professionals in humanities, science, the law, economics, social sciences, industrial production and medicine. It also has over 50 specialised clubs and associations. Mohammed V University is a member of the Averroes student exchange programme, a network that includes 20 European and Maghreb universities and has 74 associated members. The University has signed more than 150 bilateral exchange agreements with various foreign schools, including in Russia.