Following the dissolution of the Academic Academies by Executive Decree, No. 01.11 of 14 January 2001, repealing Executive Decree No. 95-106 of 8 April 1995, relating to the establishment, organization and operation of the Academies, it is created by executive decree No. 01-208 of 23 July 2001, the National Conference of Universities and its regional bodies that are the Regional Conferences of the Universities Center, West and East.
Law No. 99 -05 of 18 Dhou El Hidja 1419 corresponding to April 4, 1999
Regional University Conferences are composed of the following members:
The heads of higher education research institutions located in the geographical area of competence concerned;
Heads of research institutions reporting to the Minister responsible for higher education and located in the geographical area of competence concerned;
The representative of the Director General of the National Office of Academic Works;
The representative of the Director General of the University Publications Office;
Each regional conference of universities is chaired by a member elected from among the heads of higher education institutions for a period of two (02) years renewable one (01) times.
Composition of the CRUO
The Regional Conference of Western Universities is composed of the following members:
- The President: Mr BENZIANE Abdelbaki, Rector of the University of Oran 1 Ahmed Ben Bella.
- The managers of the 32 establishments in the West region.
Current location of the CRUO
Regional Conference of Western Universities
University of Oran 1 Ahmed Ben Bella
Secretariat of the Regional Conference of Western Universities
Rectory of the University of Oran 1 Ahmed Ben Bella (ex: IAP)
BP 1524 El M'naouer 31000 oran
TEL / FAX: +213 (0) 41 58 19 47 / +213 (0) 41 58 19 41
Reference: Official Journal of July 29, 2001 Executive Decree No. 01-208 of July 23, 2001Page 15,16 article 4,5,6
In the framework of the implementation of the mission defined in article 43 of the law n ° 99-05 of 18 Dhou El Hidja 1419 corresponding to April 4, 1999, modified, abovementioned, the regional bodies, denominated hereafter " Regional University Conferences ", are each responsible in its respective area of geographical competence for issuing opinions and recommendations, in particular on:
Prospects for the development of the map of higher education and any project for its modification;
Prospects for the development of the network of higher education institutions and any project for its modification;
Ways and means of setting up regional networks for the development of scientific and technical information;
Plans to regulate the number of holders of the baccalaureate diploma and the determination of the resulting needs Prospects for the development of scientific research in higher education institutions;
Ways and means of promoting the results of scientific research, particularly in the context of the partnership;
Ways and means of developing regional interuniversity cooperation, particularly in terms of encouraging the mobility of teaching and research staff; - Measures to improve the system of evaluation and progression in university studies;
Draft regulatory texts of an educational, scientific and administrative nature;
The number of regional university conferences and their respective geographical areas of competence are set by order of the Minister of Higher Education.
[Reference: Official Journal of July 29, 2001 Executive Decree No. 01-208 of July 23, 2001Page 15 article 2,3]
Three (03) permanent commissions are created within the Regional Conference of Universities of the West:
Regional Pedagogical Coordination Commission;
The post-graduation coordination commission and research;
The Coordination Commission for External Relations;
The Prospective Committee.
Other technical commissions may be created at the initiative of the Western Regional Conference.