tunisia_universitiesThe Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MHESR) is responsible for and supervise the Tunisian Universities and National programmes on Scientific Research. Building on the success of university partnerships facilitated by grants from the US Embassy in Tunis, the US plans to establish eight additional linkages with Tunisian higher education institutions.


Tunisian Universities

Tunisian universities are diverse and at the regional level, five Tunisian universities rank among Africa’s top universities: Sfax (25), Tunis-El Manar (35), Monastir (44), Carthage (58) and Tunis (61).

The Virtual University of Tunis

Tunisia_universitiesThe Virtual University of Tunis (UVT), a public institution created in January 2002. By definition a multi-disciplines university, UVT’s mission is to provide its students with training for a profession adapted to the needs of the scientific, socio-economic environment as well as to the national and international needs.

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The Tunis El Manar University

Tunisia_universitiesThe Tunis El Manar University (UTM) is a university located in Tunis, Tunisia. It was founded in 2000 and is organized in 11 Faculties:

  • Faculty of Law and Political Sciences
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Economic Sciences and Management
  • Sciences’ Faculty
  • National Engineering School
  • Bourguiba Institute of Modern Languages
  • Preparatory Institute For Engineering Studies

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University of Sousse
Tunisia_universitiesThe University of Sousse comprises 11 institutions:
Faculty of Law and Economic and Political sciences of Sousse, Faculty of Arts and Humanities of Sousse, Institute of Transport and Logistics of Hammam Sousse, Institute of Management, Institute for Computer Science and Technical Communication of Hammam Sousse, Institute of High  Commercial Studies of Sousse, Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology of Sousse, High Institute of Sciences and Technology of Hammam Sousse, Institute of Music of Sousse, Institute of Finance and Taxation of Sousse, Institute of Fine arts of Sousse.
Université de Sfax

Tunisia_universitiesThe University of Sfax is a university located in Sfax, Tunisia. It was founded in 1986 and is organized in 8 Faculties. The university strives to:

  • Address the needs, executives and studies, of economic and social environment.
  • Develop human resources : teachers, researchers, technical staff.
  • Animate academic life by cultural and sports activities.
  • Provide a wide opening at the international level.


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The University of Monastir

Tunisia_universitiesThe University of Monastir is a university located in Monastir, Tunisia. It was founded in 2004 and is organized in 6 Faculties.

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