The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique) is responsible for:
- Developing and implementing the higher education and scientific research policy.
- Monitoring the activities of universities, higher education and research institutions and research structures.
- Monitoring the university life of students and coordinating the activities of students' services offices.
- Coordinating and following up the international cooperation actions related to higher education and scientific research.