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The history of the creation of the École Polytechnique de Tunisie

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.


Founding the School

Pr. Mohamed Jaoua

The first  directeur  of École Polytechnique de Tunisie.

Pr. Taieb Hadhri

Director of EPT from 1995 to 2000 

Pr. Jmail Ben Brahim

Director of EPT from 2001 to 2004

Pr. Mohamed Abdelamef Ben Abderrabba

Director of EPT from 2004 to 2005

Pr. Habib Maagli

Director of EPT from 2005 to 2008

Pr. Mohamed Abaab

Director of EPT from 2008 to 2011

Pr. Azgal Abichou

Director of EPT from 2011 to 2017

Pr. Lilia El Amraoui

 Director of EPT since 2018