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Festival of science 2018

from 10-11-2018 to 15-11-2018
Festival of science 2018

Call for participation


The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research - The General Direction of Scientific Research, will organize, in partnership with the Tunis Science City, The Science palace of Monastir, The Tunisian Sciences and Youth club, and the Youth For Science Foundation, the second edition of the “Festival of Science” from Saturday, November 10, to Thursday, November 15, 2018.

This event is organized within the framework of the celebration of The World Science Day for Peace and Development, which is celebrated each year by the UNESCO, on November 10.

This festival aims at raising the public awareness about the scientific culture, the valuing of the Tunisian scientific community work, the stimulation of youngsters’ curiosity  about science and sparking their interest in scientific careers, the discovery of jobs related to researches, the access to a high quality of scientific information, the sharing of knowledge and exchanges between researchers and citizens, and the adoption of all the issues related to scientific evolutions and the active participation to the public debate.

To attain its objectives, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research has implemented, in partnership with the stakeholder ministries and the civil society, a rich and varied program all over the Tunisian country. The inauguration of the festival will be on Saturday, November 10, at the Tunis Science City, under the high patronage of The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. It will be followed by lectures related to different and important scientific themes, and will be given by eminent scientists.  

On this occasion, the Tunis Science City, the Science palace of Monastir and the Science village of Tataouine will open their doors to the public for free during the whole day on November 10.

The Ministry will also organize on Sunday, November 11, 2018, in collaboration with the civil society, a great event at the Habib Bourguiba Avenue, including different activities, such as workshops aiming at raising the public awareness about the importance of sciences.

In regional terms, the Tunis Science City, the Science Palace of Monastir, the Science village of Tataouine the universities and the researches centers, will organize, in collaboration with the regional delegations of education, as well as the civil society, exhibitions and meetings in the large areas about multiple scientific subjects, notably to raise the public awareness about the importance of science.

The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research launches a call for participation to the “Festival of Science” to the different higher education and scientific research structures, and associations. They are invited to submit their participation programs in the web site dedicated to this event at before October 27, 2018, under the form of open doors days for researches or educational laboratories, workshops, experiments, exhibitions, lectures for scientific popularization, scientific debates, and discoveries of cultural and scientific heritages. It also calls all the citizens to actively participate in all the activities and events which will be organized on this occasion.










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