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University of Algiers

University of Algiers, located in Algiers, Algeria. The University of Algiers originated in 1859 as a school of medicine. In 1879 schools of law, science, and letters were added, and full university status was achieved in 1909. The present faculties include Arabic language and literature, law and administration, economics, archaeology, education, foreign languages, history, philosophy, political science, psychology, and translation and interpretation. In 1998 the university had about 32,000 students enrolled and a teaching staff of 1400. The libraries contained almost 800,000 volumes. Several museums are connected with the university.

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