“Winning has a value for ego, but participation has a value for life.”



Who Can participate

Are you outgoing?
Are you communicative?
Are you between 18 and 35?
Are you motivated to make a change?
Are you ready for a life-time experience?
Are you young and interested in contemporary social problems?
Do you want to share your opinion and ideas for a better world?
Do you want to have an amazing and unforgettable summer of 2019?
Do you want to present your country, its culture and customs to other participants?
Are you willing to spend eight days with other young people from all over the globe and work with them on a variety of problems?
If your answer is
Then you are the person we are looking for!
International Student Week in Tunisia targets all students. All fields of study are welcome, since we will be dealing with different topics from different areas of science, culture and society. Recently graduated students are also encouraged to apply.

Participation FEE

For foreign students The participation fee for ISWiT 2019 is 150 euro.
The fee includes accommodation, food (3 meals per day), all workshop expenses, transport fee (From the airport to the venue), certificate and a T-shirt.
For Tunisian students the fee is 30 euro includes all workshops expenses, certificate and T-Shirt.
Students currently studying in Tunisia can be accommodated in the working place as well (if they want to). The participation fee for those who want to stay 100 euro . It includes accommodation and food as well as all workshop expenses.


Travel costs

Travel costs of participants are NOT covered with the participation fee and Youth engineers association of Zarzis will not make any reimbursement of these costs. Participants are free to arrange their route to Tunisia as they like and they will cover their own costs of travel tickets.


The official language of ISWiT is English. You do not need any certificate stating your knowledge level of English, but you must be able to understand and speak in English during the workshops.

The Official Letter of Invitation

Once the application period is over and the participants are selected, we will send all those who met the selection criteria invitation letters via email provided in the application.

The Official Certificate of Participation

All participants who attend all workshops and mandatory open activities will receive The Official Certificate of Participation at the end of the festival.


Do you need visa for Tunisia?

Most nationalities—including travelers from the US, Canada, and the UK—do not need a visa to enter Tunisia as a tourist. If your nationality is not on the following list, then you should contact a Tunisian Embassy and apply for a visa.
You do NOT need a tourist visa if you belong to one of the following countries: Algeria, Antigua, Austria, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bermuda, Bosnia & Herzegovina, British Virgin Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Denmark, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, The Gambia, Germany, Gibraltar, Gilbert Islands, Greece, Guinea, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kiribati, South Korea, Kuwait, Libya, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Monaco, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Netherlands, Niger, Norway, Oman, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saint Helena, St.
Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & Grenadines, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United States, Vatican City, and Yugoslavia.
Your passport must be valid for at least six months after you enter Tunisia. You will get a stamp in your passport upon entry into the country (make sure you get it) which will allow you to stay for 3 months. No entry fees are charged.
Nationals of Australia and South Africa can obtain their tourist visa upon arrival at the airport, but double check with the Tunisian Embassy.