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University of Sousse

University of Sousse
Université de Sousse
جامعة سوسة
Former names
University of the Center
PresidentPr Fayçal Mansouri[1]
RectorProf. Ahmed Nourreddine Helal

35°50′05″N 10°37′39″E / 35.8348°N 10.6276°E / 35.8348; 10.6276
AffiliationsAssociation of Francophone Universities; Mediterranean Universities Union; THETYS, University of the Mediterranean; Group Compostela of the Universities
University of Sousse is located in Tunisia
University of Sousse
Location in Tunisia
University rankings
Global – Overall
QS World[2]1001–1200 (2024)
THE World[3]1201–1500 (2024)
USNWR Global[4]=1476 (2023)

The University of Sousse (French: Université de Sousse, Arabic: جامعة سوسة) is a public university in Sousse, Tunisia.


The University of Sousse was created in 2004 from a division of the University of the Center, which had been created in 1991 from the University of Monastir. The University of the Center had grown rapidly from 45,000 students in 2001-2002 to nearly 60,000 in 2003–2004 in 30 institutions. In 2004 new universities were created in Monastir, Kairouan and Gafsa.[5]

Organisation and administration

The Rector is Professor Ahmed Nourreddine Helal.[6]


  • Samir Dilou, Minister of human rights, transitional justice and government spokesperson under Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali since 20 December 2011.[7]


  1. ^ (in French)The new tunisian universities chancellors Archived 2013-04-18 at
  2. ^ "QS World University Rankings: Université de Sousse". Top Universities. 29 June 2023. Retrieved 29 June 2023.
  3. ^ "Université de Sousse". Times Higher Education (THE). 28 September 2023. Retrieved 28 September 2023.
  4. ^ U.S. News & World Report. "Université de Sousse". Retrieved 27 February 2024.
  5. ^ Historical Overview on university website Accessed 25 October 2010
  6. ^ UniMed Accessed 25 October 2010
  7. ^ Ahmed Lachheb, Samir Dilou Archived 2012-06-25 at the Wayback Machine, Tunisia Live, 15 August 2011

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