École Polytechnique de Tunisie was founded in 1991 The goal behind founding EPT and also IPEST which is a preparatory institute for engineering studies in La Marsa was to train a scientific elite capable of leading the country in the future. The school opened its doors in 1994 welcoming the first graduation class of its history
The École Polytechnique de Tunisie was created by virtue of government decree (JORT # 91-42) which stated its objectives as follows:
Training high profile design and project engineers able to follow and master technological advances, able to lead complex projects in scientific, technical, economic and social fields and able to acquire highly qualified multidisciplinary training in the fields of science, technology and general culture.
The first directeur of École Polytechnique de Tunisie.
Director of EPT from 1995 to 2000
Director of EPT from 2001 to 2004
Director of EPT from 2004 to 2005
Director of EPT from 2005 to 2008
Director of EPT from 2008 to 2011
Director of EPT from 2011 to 2017
Director of EPT since 2018