A PERFORMING EDUCATION SYSTEM

Quality of Teaching Mathematics and Science

1= poor, 7= excellent – Among the best in the world

Source: World Competitiveness Report: WEF 2016

Availability of Engineers and Scientists

1= zero, 7= widely available

In line with modern educational methods, Tunisia is one of the first countries in North Africa and the Arab countries to engage in the field of distance education and e-Learning. The education system in Tunisia is :

99 % of young people are schooled

6,528 educational institutions created

200 universities spread over the entire Tunisian territory

more than 332 000 students enrolled for the academic year 2014/2015

60 % of students are studying in the fields of engineering, management, computer science and other technical sections

95 %: completion rate

Favorable position for women that is unique in the Arab world (61% of graduates)

A quality of higer education that is comparable to the Western European countries

Tunisia was the first Arab country to adopt Internet freedom (Internet Society Foundation)

Tunisia is in the process of joining the European convention of Data protection
(convention 108 of the council of Europe)

TUNISIA IN BRIEF

SKILLED HUMAN RESOURCES

Tunisia displays a good level of availability of engineers & scientists

Availability of Engineers & Scientists according to the WEF [1 = not at all; 7 = widely available]

DATA


20 000 professionals
Diversified cluster from data center to big data technologies
200 top nodge data scientists every year

FINITECH


5 000 engineers
Leading US and European actors including FIS, BSB, Linedata
First national currency to be deployed on bitcoin

IOT


10 000 professionals
Total value chain represented from design to manufacturing
Dedicated technopark

INCENTIVE LEGISLATION

A COMPETITIVE INCENTIVES FRAMEWORK

Tax regime for exporting companies:

Income tax of 10% for offshoring companies instead of 25%

Framework of non double taxation agreements with most of European countries

A STRONG LEGAL FRAMEWORK PROPITIOUS TO INVESTMENT

Tunisia is becoming part of UE convention 108 - Safe harbor for European data

A new investment code to boost high added-value activities and improve the business environment

Tunisia is not only a graduates talent pool with a great skills abilities but also Tunisia offers:

very similar benefits to Western countries

with a great geographical position,

A performing education system,

A well educated workforce, highly skilled and multilingual

A democratic environment,

A liberal economy with flexible labor laws and

A fantastic quality of life for young professionals

With all of this, the Tunisian Human Resources have become the preferred profile of European headhunters. Investing in Tunisia is the ideal win-win situation for any company looking for substantial and stable productivity profits