University of Sfax

The University of Sfax (جامعة صفاقس) is a university located in Sfax, Tunisia. It was founded in 1986 and is organized in 8 Faculties.

University of Sfax
RectorAbdelwaheed Mokni
Academic staff
Administrative staff

It was founded in 1986 under the name University of the South and then covers all academic institutions in the South. It is divided into three universities, including the current University of Sfax, with the creation of the University of Gabes in 2003 and the University of Gafsa in 2004.


The University of Sfax had 43,473 students in 2008–2009. The students were distributed among 21 higher education institutions, five research faculties, three colleges, twelve institutes, and a research center. They are the:

  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Economics and Management
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Arts and Humanities
  • Faculty of Science
  • National Engineering School
  • Graduate School of Business
  • Graduate School of Science and Technology in Health
  • Higher Institute of Arts and Crafts
  • Institute of Music
  • Higher Institute of Computer Science and Multimedia
  • Higher Institute of Business Administration
  • Higher Institute of Sport and Physical Education
  • Preparatory Institute for Engineering Studies
  • Institute of High Business Studies
  • Higher Institute of Industrial Management
  • Higher Institute of Electronics and Communication
  • Higher Institute of Biotechnology
  • Higher Institute of Technological Studies
  • Institute of the Olive Tree
  • Biotechnology Center

The University of Sfax maintains partnerships with large corporations and academic cooperation in research and exchange programs with foreign universities in several countries like France, Canada, Belgium, Morocco, etc.

Faculty of Medicine of SfaxEdit

Faculty of Medicine of Sfax (FMS)
كلية الطب بصفاقس
FMS entrance.
Other name
Faculté de Médecine de Sfax
Established1974 (1974)[1]
34°44′26″N 10°45′24″E / 34.74056°N 10.75667°E / 34.74056; 10.75667
LanguageArabic, French, English
Location in Tunisia

The Faculty of Medicine of Sfax (Arabic: كلية الطب بصفاقس‎) or FMS, is a Tunisian university establishment created according to the law N°74-83 of December 11, 1974.[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Historique". (in French). Retrieved 17 January 2020.

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Coordinates: 34°44′13.5″N 10°44′36.8″E / 34.737083°N 10.743556°E / 34.737083; 10.743556