Higher School of Communication of Tunis

Sup'Com (or SUP'COM or Higher School of Communication of Tunis or Engineering School of Communication of Tunis) (Arabic: المدرسة العليا للمواصلات بتونس‎), founded in 1998,[2] is the main school of educating engineers in telecommunications in Tunisia. It is affiliated to the University of Carthage and occupies the advanced ranks in the competitive examination for the access to the engineering studies.

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Higher School of Communication of Tunis
RectorMounir Frikha[1]

As a school of national elites, Sup’Com evenly benefits from the tutelage of both, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Researchand the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology.

Member of the Réseau Méditerranéen des Ecoles d'Ingénieurs (Mediterranean engineering schools’ network), Sup’Com was admitted since December 2008 as an associated member in the Conférence des Grandes Écoles (CGE), it is furthermore the first foreign school to be associated internationally with the Institut Mines-Télécom.

Sup’Com is an engineering school, which main objectives are:

  • Training engineers with a higher scientific and technical level, capable to conceive, implement and manage services, systems and telecommunication networks.
  • Contributing to the national effort related to the scientific and technological research in the field of information and communication technology (ICT).
  • The in-service or qualifying training, of senior managers in the ICT field.

With the admission, of the first 150 candidates over 8500, in the competitive examination for the access to the engineering studies, Sup’Com made the choice of quality and the distinguished pedagogical and scientific supervision.

The biannual teaching is organized into modules provided in diverse forms (integrated courses, practical, customized works and mini projects).

Departements and laboratoriesEdit

There are 4 departments in Sup’ Com:[3]

  • Electronics, physics and distribution
  • Applied mathematics, signals and communications
  • Computer and networks
  • Economy, management, law, humanities and languages

The supervised practice, important component of engineer's course, takes place in the diverse laboratories of the university:

  • Electronics, optics, transmission and microwaves laboratory
  • Simulation and computer-aided design laboratory
  • Mobile networks laboratory
  • Broadcasting and multimedia laboratory
  • Computer science laboratory with microcomputers and working stations connected to networks
  • Switching systems laboratory
  • Language laboratory


SUP' COM awards the following diplomas:[4]

  • National Diploma in Telecommunications Engineering
  • Master's degree in ICT
  • Master's degree in Telecommunications
  • PhD in ICT
  • Merit Award in ICT.

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Coordinates: 36°53′27″N 10°11′00″E / 36.8908°N 10.1833°E / 36.8908; 10.1833