University of Sfax


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University of Sfax History                                    

University of Sfax is a Tunisian higher education institution located in the city of Sfax. The university was established as University of the South in 1986 and adopted its present name in 2003 after the University of the South was split into University of Gabes, University of Gafsa, and current University of Sfax. The university currently enrols over 48000 students.

University of Sfax Programs, Courses, and Schools

University of Sfax comprises of 21 academic departments, 3 colleges, 5 research faculties, and 12 institutes offering a range of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs. Some of its subject offerings include Medicine, Economics, Management, Law, Arts, Humanities, Sciences, and Engineering.

University of Sfax also offers programs in Business, Health Sciences, Arts and Craft, Music, Computer Sciences and Multimedia, Sports Sciences and Physical Education, Industrial Management, Electronics and Communication, Biotechnology, and Social Sciences.

University of Sfax Campuses

University of Sfax has an urban campus located in the historical city of Sfax in Tunisia. The campus comprises of a number of buildings inspired by the Middle Eastern and Islamic Architecture and house the faculties, research centers, university offices, academic departments, and student housing.

University of Sfax offers a range of facilities to students which include modern teaching facilities with audio visual equipment, library with print and digital resources, sports center, heath and medical facilities, dining areas, common rooms, and laboratories to name a few.

University of Sfax Achievements

University of Sfax is ranked 2nd nationally by CWUR Center for World University Rankings and is accredited by Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Tunisia. The university is also ranked 1238th globally by CWUR.

University of Sfax is also ranked 5th nationally by UniRank. The university is also ranked 3rd in the country by EduRank Rankings of universities.

University of Sfax USP

University of Sfax is a very selective institution with an acceptance rate of just 10%. The university also offers a range of academic exchange programs and participates in EU Programs such as Erasmus+, German Academic Exchange DAAD, and Erasmus Mundus. 

University of Sfax also offers affordable tuition fee in addition to a number of scholarships for students. The university also offers generous research stipends to research and doctoral students and attracts a number of academics each year to its Biotechnology Research Center.

University of Sfax Notable Alumni

Houcemeddine Turki (Tunisian researcher), Jamel Chelly (Tunisian physician), Maya Jribi (Secretary-General of the Republican Party of Tunisia), and Sami Boufi (Tunisian researcher).

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