The first university nucleus Adrar state originated in the year 1986 under Decree No. 118/86 dated 05/06/1986 modified and complemented by Decree No. 175/86 dated 05/08/86 and included the establishment of the National Institute of Higher Sharia Adrar to expand to Adrar University under the Executive Decree No. 01-269 of 30 Jumada II in 1422, corresponding to September 18, 2001, the amended Executive Decree No. 04-259 of 13 Rajab 1425 corresponding to August 29, 2004.
Encourage scientific innovation and valuing its results, The application of quality assurance in higher education, The creation of scientific relations of cooperation and exchange with different universities and scientific research bodies nationally, regionally, and internationally, Devote partnership with the economic and social sectors, activating scientific research a manner that responds to the requirements of local and national development.