Abdeljalil Akkari holds a PHD from Université de Genève, Switzerland. He is full professor and director of a research group on international and education at the University of Geneva (ERDIE). He is also a regular consultant for UNESCO and other international organizations. He was the Dean for research at the Higher Pedagogical Institute HEP-BEJUNE (Bienne, Switzerland) and assistant professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (USA).
His major publications include studies on educational planning, multicultural education, teacher training and educational inequalities.
His main research interests focuses currently on teacher education and reforms of educational systems in a comparative , multicultural and international perspective.