The University of Batna is a public university in the city of Batna, Algeria. It was created in 1977. It has four faculties and over 19,000 students.
When the university was created, it started with two institutes, Law sciences and Arabic Literature and Language. It later gained two other institutes including Economic sciences, and Agronomy.
In 1985 the university was reorganized under a new administrative structure called INES (National Institutes of High Education), and in 1990, it was again replaced by many institutes, each of which contains many departments.
In 2001, it was reorganized to a set of faculties with its departments. The new and the most important site of the university, located in the southern area of the city of Batna, has four faculties, the central library and many infrastructures.