Erasmus Mundus - Al Idrisi II

Erasmus Mundus - Al Idrisi II

A scholarship scheme for exchange and cooperation
between Europe and North Africa

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Université de Monastir, TunisiaMissions of the University:

  • to meet the needs of the country as regards formation, to produce and spread the knowledge and to develop the aptitudes in different fields;
  • to develop knowledge, to master the technology and to promote it by the research and to encourage the innovation, individual and collective creation in the different fields of knowledge;
  • to ensure scientific, educational and administrative coordination between the establishments which are related to;
  • to take part in the actions of development of the country, to support the different sectors of national activity and to prepare the students to the creation of projects and economic companies;
  • to encourage the cultural, sport and social activities;
  • to establish ties of partnership and cooperation with the similar organizations in the world in order to found Co-diplomas, to direct in Co-supervision of the research works leading to university diplomas, to exchange experts and expertise and to carry out common research in connection with the development priorities.

The University of Monastir (UM) was founded in 2004. It includes 16 university establishments (9 institutes and 5 faculties) distributed among the governorates of Monastir and Mahdia. The University of Monastir is certainly a valuable asset that will be a great contribution for availing the knowledge society.

As a multidisciplinary university, UM offers a wide range of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate’s level (81 undergraduates, 25 Masters and 9 doctorates). The University of Monastir has about 2018 teachers, 997 as administrative staff and 26089 students. About 1% of the total students are foreign (208 foreign students).

  • Medical and pharmaceutical sciences: 4960
  • Engineering Sciences: 4269
  • Fundamental Sciences: 4006
  • Informatique and Telecommunications: 3316
  • Economic Sciences and Management: 2770
  • Languages and Humanities: 2177
  • Biology and Biotechnology: 1945
  • Arts and Professions of Fashion: 1569
  • Paramedical Sciences: 1086
  • Total number of students: 26089

The university of Monastir has taken part in numerous and successful transnational partnerships and projects within and outside of North Africa (44 Bilateral projects, and 11 Network project, 34 universities conventions and 3 Co-diplomation agreements). The University with accredited research structures (23 Laboratories, 26 unities and 4 doctoral schools) and with almost 804 teachers Researchers and more than 901 (2012/2013) involved in doctorates offers to the region the third pole of research in Tunisia.

Université de Monastir, Tunisia


Official Erasmus Mundus - Al Idrisi II contact person: Prof. Mahjoub Aouni

Contact emails and phone numbers:

Prof. Mahjoub Aouni

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phone: (+216) 73462899

Administrative: Ms. Abir Brahem

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phone: (+216) 73462899

Further information:

  • Find out more about possible fields of Study offered by this university. Click here
  • You can download this university's General Information Sheet here.


Comment: If you would like to read this information for the first edition of Erasmus Mundus - Al Idrisi, please click on the following link: Al Idrisi I: Université de Monastir, Tunisia

Al Idrisi Scholarships


Erasmus Mundus - Al Idrisi II is a project for exchange and cooperation between Europe and North Africa that provided scholarships for undergraduate and master students, doctoral candidates, post-doctoral fellows and academic and administrative staff. The third and last call for applications closed in January 2016. Further calls are not expected. We invite you to stay informed and subscribe to our News Alert!


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