The National Schools of Higher Education are amongst the most prestigious and best institutions of higher education in Algeria. Following their training, the graduates of these schools will have promising career prospects.
The preparative training in Marine Science (FPSM) prepares the students to take the national entrance exam to superior national schools. The students acquire technical, theoretical and practical knowledge.
The preparatory cycle comprises two years culminating in a national contest, the student can access one of the specialties of the school according to merit ranking and the candidates' vow. They can also access other graduate schools in the same field.
Students who fail the competitive examination will be redirected to the Universities.
Conditions of access to preparative training
Access to the ENSSMAL (first cycle) is reserved for baccalaureate graduates of the following streams:
- Experimental Sciences
- Technical Mathematics
The classification is based on the general score obtained at the baccalaureate, it is fixed annually by the Ministry.
The preparatory cycle curriculum consists of two years of fundamental courses (theoretical and practical), as follows: Click