Study in Tunisia, the Jewel of North Africa

Tunisia, the Mediterranean, Arab, Muslim & African country.

  • Strategic location: in the heart of the Mediterranean with daily connections to major cities in the region. By air, Tunis is only one hour away from Rome, two hours from Paris and many other Western European capitals.
  • Diverse and & tolerant people: an open and broad-minded society with a mosaic of cultural backgrounds.
  • A touristic Destination.
  • A privileged position for women.
  • A vibrant democracy with unprecedented freedom in the Arab World..

MSB-MEDTECH location

The MSB-MedTech Campus is located in Lac 2, an important financial and diplomatic district.

Within 10-15 minutes driving distance from:

MSB-MEDTECH MAP

  • Sidi Bou Said, La Marsa, La Goulette and Carthage.
  • Ain Zaghouan: a growing residential area.
  • Carrefour supermarket and shopping center.
  • Numerous restaurants and nightlife spots.

Before coming to MEDTECH Tunisia, you may wonder how could I get prepared, this is a list of FAQ’s that could help you.

Feel free to contact us for any further information.

When should I be in Tunis?

We recommend that you arrive in Tunis at least two weeks before classes start.

What about financial considerations?

At MEDTECH, we are proud to have launched the “EXCELLENCE WITHOUT EXCLUSION” program to reward excellence. In fact, brilliant pupils/students with a modest family income can get up to a 100% waiver of the tuitions fees.

What if I need medical assistance?

There is a nursing station in MEDTECH’s foyer. It is fully equipped to help students who might need medical assistance. MEDTECH is located five minutes from the Hannibal International Clinic.

What do I need to do to open a bank account?

In order for you to open a bank account, you have to present yourself in any bank agency with:

  • A copy of your certificate of registration at MEDTECH.
  • A copy of the first page of your passport.
  • A copy of your “carte de séjour”.

What about money transfer?

You can receive money from your home town by bank transfer once you open an account. You may also use the more expensive Western Union service in Tunisia.

We recommend that you bring cash or preferably international credit cards to help facilitate transactions until a local bank account can be opened.

And foreign currency?

Upon your arrival in Tunisia, you can exchange your foreign currency in the airport banks (open 24/7).

What about housing and cost of living in Tunis?

MedTech is located near many facilities in Lac 2 approximate to the northern suburbs of Tunis (la Marsa, Ain Zaghouan, L’Aouina, Les Jardins de Carthage, and La Goulette) where you can find many housing opportunities.

MedTech provides a Housing Office to support the international students with their relocation to Tunisia (including reception at the airport, support in housing & residency procedures including the “carte de séjour”). This table below could help you have and estimation of cost of living in Tunis:

Expenses Approximate amount in TND
Shared Apartment Between 250 and 400 per month
Studio Between 500 and 700 per month
Individual Housing(Northem Suburbs) Between 800 and 900 per month
Food Between 250 and 300 per month
Local Transport Materials 200
Books ans School Materials Included in tuition fees
Clothing and Personal Expenses Around 1000

What should I do once in Tunisia?

Upon your arrival, you are required to present yourself to our Admissions office where our team will help you finalize your admission at MEDTECH.

In order to do so, you have to submit the following documents:

  • The original copies of your transcripts and diplomas (or any other document you sent via fax or e-mail).
  • A copy of the first page of your passport.
  • A copy of your residence permit if applicable.

What are the required documents for a residence permit?

It is compulsory to fill in a request for a residence permit shortly after your arrival (within a maximum of one month).

Below is the list of the required documents (to submit to the police station serving your area of residence) to obtain a residence permit:

  • A copy of your passport.
  • A copy of your registration certificate at MEDTECH along with a copy of the receipt of payment of MEDTECH’s tuition fees.
  • A copy of your lease or proof of residency.
  • Two (02) photos.
  • Two (02) revenue stamps of 10 TND (to be bought at the “Recette des Finances”.
  • (All the copies have to be certified)