The 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 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
The 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.
The Tunis El Manar University
The 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
University of Sousse
The 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.View the University of Sousse website
Université de Sfax
The 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.
The University of Monastir
The University of Monastir is a university located in Monastir, Tunisia. It was founded in 2004 and is organized in 6 Faculties.
- Carthage University, Carthage
- Ez-Zitouna University, Tunis
- Mahmoud el Materi University, Tunis
- Manouba University, Manouba
- Tunis El Manar University, Tunis
- Tunis University, Tunis
- Tunisia Private University, Tunis
- Université Tunis Carthage
- University of Gabès, Gabès
- University of Gafsa, Gafsa
- University of Jendouba, Jendouba
- University of Kairouan, Kairouan
- University of Monastir, Monastir
- University of Sfax, Sfax
- University of Sousse, Sousse