UNIVERSITY OF ZULULAND SCIENCE CENTRE

The University of Zululand’s Physics Department applied to the University authorities for permission to open a Science Centre (“Exploratorium”) in the faculty of Science, at the end of 1982. Permission was granted and work begun early in 1983, with a donation from Old Mutual. The Unizul Science Centre (USC)was housed in an old laboratory on the top floor of the Zoology building. Prof. Johan van der Merwe of the Physics Department, with the assistance of other staff, ordered and built equipment for the Centre, which was opened on the 6th of November 1986. The Centre has been open continuously for the 25 years since then and was visited by about 3000 students annually whilst at the University. It comprised some 130 interactive exhibits.

Unizul Science Centre has been acclaimed locally, nationally and internationally, winning numerous awards in the field of Science Education. The Unizul Science Centre won the 2001 National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) award for the most outstanding contribution to Science and Technology by a non-profit organisation. Derek Fish, the Centre Director, won the 1999 NSTF award for best individual contribution and was a finalist in the 2010 and 2011 awards for Best Science Communicator.

UNIVERSITY OF SFAX

The University of Sfax has experienced since its creation a regular evolution of the number of students, the number of teachers and the quality of training in its establishments.
The university of sfax today lives a new era of development and restructuring.

Mission:

To meet the needs, in frameworks and studies, of the economic and social environment.

Develop human resources in teachers, researchers, technical staff.

Animate university life through sports and cultural activities.

Ensure a broad opening on the international level.

INSTITUT BOURGUIBA

PRESENTATION OF IBLV

The Bourguiba Institute of Modern Languages ​​was created by presidential decree in 1962. It is a university institution under the Tunis El Manar University and is under the supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research. The Institute provides, throughout the year, language courses for listeners, young or adult, Tunisian or foreign aged 15 years or over. It also organizes intensive Arabic teaching sessions, a foreign language for more than 800 participants each summer, as well as an intensive session in modern languages ​​for Tunisian students.
 
It comprises the following departments: the Department of Arabic and Oriental Languages, the Department of English, the Department of French and the Department of Languages. The languages ​​taught are: German, English, Modern Standard Arabic, Tunisian Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, French, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese , Russian and Turkish.

Located in the city center, the IBLV has air-conditioned rooms equipped with audio-visual equipment. This equipment also includes:
2 language labs
a multimedia room
classrooms equipped with DVD players, TV sets, video projectors, etc.
a conference room
a library comprising 4500 titles.
The IBLV also has 24 teaching centers spread throughout the Tunisian territory. Currently, the languages ​​taught in some of these centers are: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian and Chinese. Any language can be taught provided there are enough listeners.

IBLV teachers are specialized teachers of foreign languages ​​and some textbooks and teaching tools currently used in the Arabic, French and language departments have been developed by an IBLV team.

Language teaching is based on the communicative approach, the competency-based approach and audio-visual methods.

Mission of the Bourguiba Institute of Modern Languages
The Bourguiba Institute of Modern Languages ​​actively participates both at the national and international levels, in the dissemination of foreign languages ​​in the context of continuing education and the promotion of the Arabic language and Arab-Muslim culture. In addition to the regular classes at 47 Liberty Avenue and the various centers, the Bourguiba Institute of Modern Languages ​​also provides training for staff from several organizations in their workplace.
Continuing Language Training Course for Adults
These courses meet the language needs of increasingly growing learners, moreover, the number of registrants increases each year.

UNIVERSITY OF TUNIS EL MANAR

The University of Tunis El Manar is a public institution of an administrative nature created in 1987 under the name "University of Sciences, Techniques and Medicine of Tunis" by article 97 of the law n ° 87-83 of December 31 1987. It had its current name according to the decree n ° 2000-2826 of November 27th, 2000, on the change of name of universities.

Bringing together Tunisia’s oldest and most prestigious higher education and research institutions. The UTM has a quality training offer, open to the needs of society and multidisciplinary (basic and technical sciences of engineering, human sciences, political, legal and economic, medical and paramedical sciences).

With the largest number of research organizations nationwide, the UTM is both strong and radiant with quality research that covers the most diverse fields (health, water, environment, energy, etc.) and framework with the national and international research strategy.

The University’s mission is to:

I – General Mission [Law No. 2008-19 of 25 February 2008 on Higher Education]
Respond to the country’s training needs, produce and disseminate knowledge and develop skills in different fields.
Develop knowledge, master technology and promote it through research and encourage innovation, individual and collective creation in different areas of knowledge.
Ensure the scientific, educational and administrative coordination between the institutions that fall under it.
Participate in the development actions of the country, support the various sectors of the national activity and prepare students for the creation of projects and economic enterprises
Encourage cultural, sports and social activities.
Establish links of partnership and cooperation with similar organizations around the world in order to establish co-diplomas, to co-supervise research work leading to university diplomas, to exchange experts and expertise, and to to conduct joint research related to development priorities.
II – Specific mission
Promote good governance of the university and its components by involving all actors and structures in a decision-making process in a participatory and concordatory way.
Ensure the quality of programs, training courses and degrees in order to develop scientific research and technological innovation.
Ensure that the student is the goal of higher education and the center of the academic institution and that student life is a fundamental step in the training of students, their integration into the knowledge society, their education in the thereby strengthening their chances of finding a job.
Improve the visibility of the University by the quantity of scientific events, the quality of the work of its research structures, the quality of its graduates, etc. in order to develop its academic performance and improve its ranking nationally and internationally

MISURATA UNIVERSITY

Misurata University is a Libyan university that contributes in growth development and progress promotion through the education of qualified personnel in various scientific fields. In addition to nurturing students’ creativity and sense of exploration, devising plans for human development programs, sustaining a proper atmosphere for a proper educational process and being a consultatory centre in diverse fields of knowledge.

Our Vision:

We aspire to be an educational and academic institution of an international reputation. Graduating specialists holding a distinguished position in scientific research and playing a vital role in lifelong society growth.

Core Values:

Quality.
Integrity and Accountability.
Transparency and Credibility.
Team Spirit.
Creativity.
Cooperation and Partnership with Relevant Arab and Foreign Institutes.
Our Mission:

Our University seeks to provide distinguished educational and research services, that conform to the global quality standards in various branches of knowledge, by preparing and training graduates, to be able to legitimately compete in domestic and international labor markets. Together with sustaining the proper atmosphere for the conducting of research that can achieve international status. As well as actively contributing to society growth, via influential applicable growth programs, which serve its progress, development and prosperity.

UNIVERSITY OF THE FREE STATE

Vision

A university recognised across the world for excellence in academic achievement and human reconciliation.

Mission

The university will pursue this vision through its mission:

Setting the highest standards for undergraduate and postgraduate education.
Recruiting the best and most diverse students and professors into the university.
Advancing excellence in the scholarship of research, teaching, and public service.
Demonstrating in everyday practice the value of human togetherness and solidarity across social and historical divides.
Advancing social justice by creating multiple opportunities for disadvantaged students to access the university.
Promoting innovation, distinctiveness, and leadership in both academic and human pursuits.
Establishing transparent opportunities in lifelong learning for academic and support staff.

UNIVERSITY CHOUAÏB DOUKKALI EL JADIDA

Créée en 1985 au cœur de la ville d’El Jadida dans la région de Doukkala-Abda, l’Université Chouaïb Doukkali a vu le jour avec deux établissements universitaires, la Faculté des Sciences et la Faculté des Lettres et des Sciences Humaines. Aujourd’hui, l’Université se compose de cinq établissements universitaires par la création de la Faculté Polydisciplinaire (2004), l’Ecole Nationale de Commerce et de Gestion (2006) et l’Ecole Nationale des Sciences Appliquées (2008).

L’Université regroupe cinq établissements universitaires dont trois sont à accès ouvert et deux sont à accès régulé (accès par voie de concours).

UNIVERSITY OF THE WESTERN CAPE

The University of the Western Cape is a national university, alert to its African and international context as it strives to be a place of quality, a place to grow. It is committed to excellence in teaching, learning and research, to nurturing the cultural diversity of South Africa, and to responding in critical and creative ways to the needs of a society in transition.

Drawing on its proud experience in the liberation struggle, the university is aware of a distinctive academic role in helping build an equitable and dynamic society. In particular it aims to:

• Advance and protect the independence of the academic enterprise.

• Design curricular and research programmes appropriate to its southern African context.

• Further global perspectives among its staff and students, thereby strengthening intellectual life and contributing to South Africa’s reintegration in the

world community.

• Assist educationally disadvantaged students gain access to higher education and succeed in their studies.

• Nurture and use the abilities of all in the university community.

• Develop effective structures and conventions of governance, which are democratic, transparent and accountable.

• Seek racial and gender equality and contribute to helping the historically marginalised participate fully in the life of the nation.

• Encourage and provide opportunities for lifelong learning through programmes and courses.

• Help conserve and explore the environmental and cultural resources of the southern African region, and to encourage a wide awareness of these

resources in the community.

• Co-operate fully with other stakeholders to develop an excellent, and therefore transformed, higher education system.​​

UNIVERSITY SIDI MOHAMED BEN ABDELLAH FÉS

By Dahir n ° 2.75.662 of 11 Chaoual 1395 (October 17, 1975) and in accordance with the Royal directives aiming on the one hand to bring the institutions of higher education closer to researchers and students and, on the other hand, to integrate the ‘university in its own environment and to promote research for development and regional and national welfare, was created the University Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah in Fez. Before the creation of the university, there were already institutions in Fes of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and Legal, Economic and Social Sciences of Rabat and a university campus.

The missions of the university are framed by the laws, especially the law 00-01 on the organization of higher education, and the regulations in force.

Among the missions of the university:

Initial and continuing training in different fields and disciplinary fields,
Basic and applied research,
Scientific and cultural animation,
Supervision and influence for the development of the socio-economic environment,
Commitment to the service of society, the economy and the environment
participation in international cooperation, bringing peoples together and developing universal principles.