Tunis University

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Tunis University
جامعة تونس
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Former names
Institute of High Studies of Tunis
Type Public
Established 1960
Rector Pr H'maied Ben Aziza[1]
Administrative staff
1,861[2]
Students 28,000[2]
Location Tunis, Tunisia
Affiliations UNIMED, Agence universitaire de la Francophonie
Website www.utunis.rnu.tn/

Tunis University (Arabic: جامعة تونس‎‎) is a university in Tunis, Tunisia. It was founded in 1960 on the basis of earlier educational establishments.

The University of Tunis is a member of the Mediterranean University Union (UNIMED) and of Agence universitaire de la Francophonie.

Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
Preparatory Institute for Engineering Studies

Organisation[edit]

The university is organised into the following institutions.[3]

  • Ecole Normale Supérieure (the oldest institute of the university[4])
  • Higher School of Economic and Commercial Sciences
  • Higher School of Technological Sciences
  • Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
  • Preparatory Engineering Institute
  • Higher Institute of Literary Studies and Humanities
  • Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts
  • Higher Institute for Youth-Club Activities and Culture
  • Higher Institute of Fine Arts
  • Higher Institute of Applied Studies in Humanities
  • Higher Institute of Applied Studies in Humanities of Zaghouan
  • Higher Institute of Management
  • Higher Institute of Music
  • Higher Institute of Crafts Heritage
  • Tunis Business School
  • National Heritage Institute (Co-Supervision with the Ministry of Culture and the Safeguard of the Heritage)


Notable alumni and academics[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ (in French) The new Tunisian universities chancellors
  2. ^ a b "Key Figures". Tunis University. Retrieved 6 January 2017. 
  3. ^ "Higher education and research institutions". Tunis University. Retrieved 6 January 2017. 
  4. ^ History of Ecole Normale Supérieure
  5. ^ ANNABI, Hédi - Operation Spaix.net
  6. ^ Delva, J. G. (2010): Reuters: U.N. mission chief in Haiti killed in quake Retrieved on 17 January 2010.

External links[edit]