Departement of music and musicology

- First and only department at the national level specialized in music and musical sciences, it was created in 1983 by registering the first class of holders of a bachelor's degree in music. (Secondary school teachers)
- After the closure of the Technological Institutes of Education (TIE), which were formerly teachers of middle education, the mission of training teachers (middle and secondary education) was entrusted to higher education Schools.
The main tasks of the department are as follows:
1. Training of music education teachers for the middle (Bac+4) and secondary (Bac+5) levels.
2. Training of Master, Magister and Doctorate. So far, there have been two promotions of masters and 5 promotions of masters, with enrollment in doctoral studies for most of those who obtained a magister.
3. Conduct research in several areas, including those related to music education and musical heritage.

- Any student who obtains a baccalaureate can integrate the music department at a rate determined each year in the order of the students according to their choice (request), and this after having conducted an interview before commissions composed of professors from the department. During the interview, students are tested on their musical abilities (listening, singing and playing an instrument).

- The training of new students during their studies is based on basic teaching units as follows:
1. Applied musical units such as playing, singing and reading music.
2. Music theory units such as music theories and music analysis.
3. Teaching units such as teaching music and psychology.
4. Methodological and cultural units such as history of science and music, research methodology, language, automated media.

Committed to supporting the specialization of music and music education in various forms, the department is quite willing to deal with all institutions, universities and institutes in order to provide its expertise in this field.

Missions of the departement :

Initial training of music education teachers for the middle and secondary cycles, as well as training in masters and doctorates


-Dr. Chichoune Nadjib (président)
-Dr. Sahlaoui Mustapha - Members - (Head of Departement)
- Prof. Dr. Salah Fethi - Members -
-Dr. Souadda El-Amri - Members
-Dr. Khellal Nacim - Members -
-Dr. Benbraham Djamal - Members -
- Chichoune Chaker - Members -
- Amarache Fatiha - Members -
- Chebli Hacène - Members -

- Propose the organization and the content of teaching;
- Express its opinion on the distribution of teaching tasks;
- Express its opinion on the results of educational and scientific works;
- Propose research programs;
- Suggest the opening of field divisions after graduation, expand or close them and determine the number of posts required;
- Express an opinion on research topics for postgraduate students.


First year (+4/ +5)
- Souadda El Amri (Unity of Musical Formation)
- Chichoune Nadjib (Unity of History of Sciences)
- Dairi Marwa (Unity of Arabic Language)
- Bensalem Samra (Unity of French Language)
- Ali Fares (Unity of Introduction to Education sciences)
Second year: (+4/+5)
- Chichoune Nadjib (Musical Formation)
- Belkacem Karima (History of Music)
- Benbraham Djamel (Vocal Techniques)
- Aouali Aisha (Psychology of Developpement)
- Dairi Marwa (Unity of Arabic Language)
- Bensalem Samra (Unity of French Language)

Third year: (+4/+5)
- Khellal Nacim (Musical Formation)
- Benbraham Djamel (History of Music)
- Salah Fethi (Acoustics)
- Lahouidj Mohammed (Musical Informatics)
- Bouzebra Tassaadit (Psychopedagogy)
- Chichoune Chakir (Organology)
Fourth year: (+4/+5)
- Benbraham Djamel (Musical Formation)
- Souadda El Amri (Didactics of Music)
- Khellal Nacim (Research Methodology)
- Chichoune Nadjib (Esthetics)
- Dib Djamel (Legislation) (+4)
Fifth year:
- Sahlaoui Mustapha (Musical Formation)
- Dib Djamel (Legislation)


The work within the pedagogical committee is a part of the pedagogical tasks of the teacher.
- Organizing periodic meetings, and writing meeting minutes.
- Listen to students' problems regarding the ability to assimilate the proposed contents.
- Follow-up of the progress of the lessons for each unit with the rate of progress in the lessons (lecture/application) to know the consistency between the content with the application.
- In the light of the observations submitted by the professors and the students, The committee makes suggestions on the process of organizing the exam schedules and postponing the exam for objective reasons.
- Propose solutions to problems raised by teachers and students.
- Ensure that the content of the programs is applied as stated in the training presentation and that each teacher obtains a copy of the program from the training presentation (this process is done in coordination with the administrator of the unit) .
- Take care of all matters related to the improvement of relations between the teacher, the student and the administration, which are entrusted to the team by the head of unit or the head of the department or his assistant.
- Participate in meetings or seminars for the benefit of team members or students.
- Participate in monitoring the training process and the compatibility of its content with the characteristics of the learners, the teaching methods and the means adopted.
- The team leader is responsible for monitoring and supervising the work of the committee in coordination with the head of the unit.