Students Enrolment

The Master activities started in October 2021 when with the first call, the commission selected 25 students from Tunisia and Sub-Saharan African Countries.

The Master Degree in Migration Studies accepts up to 25 students coming from Tunisian BA but also to students coming from Middle East and Nord Africa, Sub-Saharan Region and Europe.

For the academic year 2023/2024, the Master’s Degree in Migration Studies is open for 25 students: 6 from the University of Tunis El Manar, 6 from the University of Tunis, 6 from the University of La Manouba, 3 from other Tunisian Universities and 4 international students.

19th June – 19th July 2023


Students holding a licence, Bachelor or maîtrise in the following disciplines: sociology, anthropology, psychology, philosophy, history, geography, geopolitics, law, economy and management, English, English and international relations.

Candidates who do not hold degrees with programmes taught in English have to provide an English Language certificate (TOEFL, IELTS, and TOEIC), level C1.

Repeaters are not eligible for this Master’s degree.


Human Sciences

El Manar, Tunis

2 years


Application and pre-selection criteria

Applications have to be submitted online from 19 June to 19 July 2023 at the following link:

Preselected students will be notified by the second week of August via email or phone.
The date of the submission of the academic files and the interview will be announced in due time.
The list of preselected students will be also posted on the UTM, the UT and the UMA websites.
The pre-selection is done through the evaluation of academic files in a first phase. Then, only students whose academic files are selected will sit for an interview in English.
Academic files are assessed according to the formula on the side.

Consult the Call for Applications to learn more about the application criteria and procedure.

Score Formula

Arithmetic average of the three years of the licence or the four years of the maîtrise.
MS: the Malus session: −1 for each resit exam session (session de contrôle)
BCr: Credit Bonus: +1 for the candidates who obtained all the required credits over the three years of the Licence

Required documents (paper and electronic copies)

  • Certified copy of the degree (Licence or Maîtrise) or equivalent for foreign students
  • Copy of transcript of records of all academic years
  • A certified copy of the Baccalaureate or equivalent for foreign students
  • Language certificate (TOEFL, IELTS, and TOEIC) C1
  • Copy of CIN or passport for foreign students
  • Motivation letter in English
  • CV

NB: The committee reserves the right to opt for a fair distribution of places according to specialties due to the interdisciplinary nature of the degree.

Foreign Students should also apply to the Ministry of Higher Education via embassies and send their documents to the following emails:

Study Mode
In presence


Students say about the Master…

“This master is shaping my perspective culturally, politically and socially. I no longer het influenced by the media and I have learned to take some distance from propaganda around migration”.

(Fatma Mahdhbi)

“The courses I took broadened my knowledge vis-à-vis the factors, trends and outcomes of migration. I now can comprehend sociopolitical and conflict analysis to understand how the world works. Absolutely worth it!”.

(Sarah Ben Hamadi)

Do you want to know more about the master?

Follow the orientation activities.

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