16 December 2015


Promoting new partnerships and enhancing existing ones.

Even if our members enjoy also full autonomy in the development of their international relations, we develop partnerships and cooperations as a group with prestigious international institutions of higher education and research. Our agreements aim at promoting and developing cooperation in the following areas:

– student exchange;
– PhD mentoring (exchange of PhD students; joint tutoring and workshops);
– joint educational projects;
– welcoming and mentoring postdocs;
– exchange of professors, lecturers and researchers and administrative staff;
– welcoming, in the various institutions of both parties, administrative, technical and library staff for training and exchange of experience;
– promoting scientific and technical events (exhibitions, conferences, seminars …);
– development of joint research projects;
– exchange of publications and development of co-publications;
– development of services and common infrastructures (in particular common offices abroad, development of a common brand, of computer networks and of common distance education offers, cooperation in the area of documentation, implementation of electronic information tools etc.

University of Cologne

CologneThe University of Cologne is the sixth oldest university in Central Europe and, with more than 48,000 students, one of the largest universities in Germany. It is furthermore the German founding member of the Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS). Since 2012 the university was awarded in the German Universities Excellence Initiative for its overall concept. As of 2015, the University of Cologne ranks 156th globally according to Times Higher Education, 305th according to QS World University Rankings and between 151st-200th according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Our Agreement of Cooperation was signed in 2013 and reflects our privileged relations with Germany.

Universities in Tunisia

  • University of la Manouba, Tunis

ManoubaManouba University is a public university in Manouba, Tunisia. It covers École supérieure de commerce de Tunis ; Institut supérieur de comptabilité et d’administration des entreprises ; École supérieure des sciences et technologies du design ; École supérieure de commerce de Tunis ; École supérieure de commerce électronique de la Manouba ; École nationale des sciences de l’informatique ; Institut supérieur des arts multimédia de la Manouba ; Institut supérieur de comptabilité et d’administration des entreprises ; Institut supérieur de biotechnologie de Sidi Thabet ; Institut supérieur de documentation de Tunis ; Institut supérieur d’histoire du mouvement national ; Institut de presse et des sciences de l’information. Its faculties are : Faculté des lettres, des arts et des humanités.

Our agreement of cooperation was signed in 2012.

  • University of Tunis El Manar (2014)

El_ManarThe Tunis El Manar University (UTM) is a university located in Tunis, Tunisia. It was founded in 2000 and is organized in 11 faculties, among which the 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.

Our agreement of cooperation was signed in 2014.

  • University of Tunis (2015)

TunisThe university is located in Tunis. It has been watchful, for sixteen years, for the best use of the human and material means granted to higher education and scientific research institutions it supervises to improve their opening on the social, cultural and economic environments. With the aim of a better rationalization of competence and insertion of the graduates into professional life, the University diversified the studies of master’s degree and doctorate and multiplied the professional master’s degrees. That allowed it to respond to the needs of various sectors of the economy and to be in the avant-garde of scientific and technological evolution. The University of Tunis is a member of the Mediterranean University Union (UNIMED).

Our agreement of cooperation was signed in 2015.

  • University of Sfax (2015)

SfaxThe university was founded in 1986 and is organized in 8 Faculties. It has 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.

Our agreement of cooperation was signed in 2015.

University of Montréal

MontrealThe Université de Montréal (UdeM) is a public research university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The francophone institution comprises thirteen faculties, more than sixty departments and two affiliated schools. It offers more than 650 undergraduate programmes and graduate programmes, including 71 doctoral programmes. The Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2014-2015 ranks the Université de Montréal at 113th place globally.The Université de Montréal made it to the 83rd position worldwide according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University rankings for 2014-2015 (undergraduate category).

Our agreement of cooperation was signed in 2014.