Morocco/Sahara: Laayoune Medical School Opens in September
Applications for admission tests for the 2021-2022 academic year have been launched by the ministry of Higher education.
Over $69 million has been spent for the construction and equipment of this new medical school and its facilities that will accommodate in a first phase 100 students from the provinces of Laayoune, Tan-Tan, Sidi Ifni, Tarfaya, Guelmim, Aousserd, Oued Eddahab, Es-Semara, Boujdour and Assa-Zag.
Built over a 10-ha area, this scientific establishment is part of the country’s strategic plan to train 3,300 GPs per year to meet a growing demand in this field.
The Laayoune medical school includes training centers, 400-seat Lecture Theater, rooms for studies, seminars & meetings. It is part of the $7.8 billion new development model for the southern provinces, gateway to Africa, launched by King Mohammed VI in 2015.