The geographical location of the wilaya of Skikda gives it a strategic position. Indeed, it is halfway between the wilaya of Constantine, Annaba, Jijel, and Guelma. It records every year top rankings of success in the baccalaureate. Strengthening the University card in Algeria August 20, 1955, The University is an institution of higher education. It was created September 18, 2001, by Executive Decree No. 272-01 and baptized University Skikda on August 20, 1955, during the visit of the President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 20 August 2005.
The former agricultural school gives our university historical value. It is located 4 kilometers from the city of Skikda (Philippeville) on the road to el-hadaiek (formerly St Antoine) Zeramna in the valley. The agricultural school of Skikda was founded in 1900 by the General Government of Algeria in the colonial period. His goal was to provide practical and theoretical training of students qualified to become knowledgeable farmers, modern, field managers, agricultural business executives, the Ministry of Agriculture officials.