The University of Bamako (French: Université de Bamako) is a public university in Bamako, the capital of Mali. It is also known as the University of Mali.
Opened in 1996, the university has brought together nine campuses across the city. The institution was created by Law 93-060 of September 1993, but did not launch until November 1996. It was 2000 until the first campus-wide structures were in place. Professor Ginette B. Siby is Recteur, the Chief Executive Officer of the university. In 2000 there were 19,714 students and 538 instructors on all nine campuses. By 2007, the University of Bamako had more than 60,000 students and about 600 instructors.