Higher Education in Mali

One of the oldest universities in the world -- Sankore in Timbuktu -- dates to the 15th century.

The University of Bamako, also known as the University of Mali, is a 1990s aggregation of older institutions of higher education in the Bamako area. Its main campus is in the neighborhood of Badalabougou.

The University includes five Faculties and two institutes:
The Science and Technology faculty (Faculté des sciences et techniques or FAST),
The Medical faculty (Faculté de Médecine, de Pharmacie et d'Odento-Stamologie or FMPOS),
The Humanities, Arts, and Social Science faculty (Faculté des Lettres, Langues, Arts et Sciences Humaines or FLASH),
The Law and Public Service faculty (Faculté des Sciences Juridiques et Politiques FSJP),
The Science of Economy and Management Faculty ("Faculté des Sciences Economiques et de Gestion" or FSEG,
The Institute of Management ( "Institut Universitaire de Management" or IUG),
The Higher Institute for Training and Applied Research ("Institut Supérieur de Formation et de Recherche Appliquée" or ISFRA).