Program & Curriculum

The cycle is structured around three themes: Heritage and Culture, ICT and Soft Skills. Each module or "compact seminar" must make it possible to meet the expectations of each sector as closely as possible.

Theme 1: Heritage and culture (88H) + -
  • Art and humanities (20H)

    This module consists in establishing a panorama of the different artistic expressions in Tunisia (performing arts (theater / dance), visual arts, cinema, music, and publishing) and their visibility in the Tunisian heritage. The objective is to get to know the Tunisian cultural and heritage scene in general terms and to understand the issues specific to this sector. This module will be divided by artistic specificity.

    Intervenants: Habib Redissi, Fatma Feki, Sami Ben Abla

  • Heritage and museums (12H)

    This module is based on two axes: heritage and museums in Tunisia. It first addresses the notion of heritage and the development of heritage in Tunisia in terms of cultural policies. From this inventory, the objective is to define the challenges and perspectives. This module then deals with the question of museums in Tunisia, with the objective of knowing the different types of museums, the policy applied to this institution and questions related to museology and museography.

    Intervenants: Habib Redissi, Fatma Feki, Sami Ben Abla

  • Cultural policy and governance of institutions in Tunisia (10H)

    In order to understand the issues related to culture and heritage in Tunisia, the historical and current analysis of cultural policies in Tunisia is essential. The objective is to approach in these broad lines the history of cultural policies in Tunisia with institutions (public, private), and the articulation between cultural heritage and institutions.

    Intervenants: Habib Redissi, Fatma Feki, Sami Ben Abla

  • Cultural mediation (10H)

    The field of mediation is a sector in full expansion but also diversifies according to the territories and the public. The module covers the definition and analysis of the multiple forms and plural practices of cultural mediation, the role of the cultural mediator (the curator, center director, scenographer, social workers, communication officer, project manager, etc.) and the question of audiences in Tunisia.

    Intervenants: Habib Redissi, Fatma Feki, Sami Ben Abla

  • Cultural and creative industries (CCI) and cultural economics (marketing, legislation, production) (12H)

    CCIs are an integral part of the economics of culture in its production and marketing. This module will provide an overview of CCIs in Tunisia in view of the global context and will analyze developments in the different sectors (museums and heritage, performing arts, music, video games, cinema, etc.) depending on the market, the strategies of the players and audiences.

    Intervenants: Habib Redissi, Fatma Feki, Sami Ben Abla

  • Cultural management (12H)

    To carry out a project in the cultural field, it is necessary to have the tools and to know the steps related to feasibility, implementation and evaluation. The objectives of this module aim to acquire a good project methodology applied to the cultural sector, the design of a cultural project taking into account the place and the audiences, the approach of the sources of financing and the development of a communication and marketing strategy.

    Intervenants: Habib Redissi, Fatma Feki, Sami Ben Abla

  • Legislation: rights and governance (12H)

    Culture and its heritage are governed by a number of laws and the application of rights which are essential to ensure the sustainability of this sector and its development. The objective is to become familiar with the legal context and good governance related to the heritage and cultural sectors in Tunisia by acquiring a general knowledge of the rules governing all cultural fields (artist contract, right to exploit the 'image, national and international convention), the main Tunisian legislation on contracts and intellectual property as well as the steps to follow in drawing up a contract.

    Intervenants: Habib Redissi, Fatma Feki, Sami Ben Abla

Theme 2: Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) (72H) + -
  • Digitalization (12H)

    Digitization or digital transformation: This module explains the processes that aim to transform traditional processes through digital technologies in order to make them more efficient.
    This module allows you to explain more precisely the impact of digital technology on the cultural sector.

  • Digital culture (12H)

    This module aims to express the links between the cultural object (material production, creative process) and the public via various digital creation technologies (video, video games, virtual reality, augmented reality, gaming, animation support, etc.).

  • Data base (12H)

    This module provides an understanding of the importance of databases in the field of culture. What are databases used for? How to design them? and especially how to question them?
    This module allows you to expose concrete cases of cultural databases. It also explains the importance of complying with digital data legislation.

  • Virtual and augmented reality (12H)

    This module allows you to understand the specificities of virtual and augmented reality technologies, to master the production chain and to create applications for culture.
    This module has a strong focus on the practice and manipulation of different devices as well as on interaction in an immersive environment.

  • Project management tools (15H)

    This module explains the means of defining strategies in order to produce a clear, concise final project, corresponding to the budget and to the expectations of the organization via examples offered in the cultural sector.
    The objectives of this module are the creation, operation and management of projects using dedicated tools.

  • Digital mapping of heritage in Tunisia (9H)

    Digital mapping is a discipline encompassing a set of methods and technologies whose main objective is the collection, analysis, and dissemination of cartographic data. As a result, the socio-economic challenges of the modern world place digital mapping at the forefront of the concerns of organizations, both public and private, thus producing information and communication technologies. Digital mapping applied to heritage would allow the production of cultural maps with legends and various statistics, but also interaction with the user who wants to ask questions, launch spatial analysis programs, navigate among the available data, etc.
    This module explains to what extent digital mapping applied to cultural data is important (global vision, data cross-referencing, data analysis, etc.).

Theme 3: Soft skills (40H) + -
  • Writing workshops (8H)

    Approaching the history of the arts, heritage, presenting a project, interacting with various interlocutors, require mastering tools related to written language. The objective of this module is to work on editorial, content production, and to master the written language using current tools.

  • Interpersonal communication and personal development (10H)

    The conduct of a project, the development of a research requires the use of management tools while analyzing the environment and its resources in order to achieve a viable result. The goal is to get to know each other better in order to appreciate each other and to establish effective and constructive relationships with those you are talking to, knowing how to position yourself according to people and situations and adapt your behavior.

  • Social networks and media coverage (8H)

    Dissemination and communication on a project is essential and inseparable from media coverage. How to manage the communication of an event or a project through digital tools and in particular social networks? This module proposes to draw up an overview of the existing tools and how to use them according to the content of the project (heritage, museums, and various cultural activities).

  • Design thinking (6H)

    In the professional field, teamwork makes it possible to build and exchange in order to be able to be effective while taking into account the different approaches. The objective of this module is to analyze the needs to design a suitable product or service, develop creativity and the ability to innovate, conduct team brainstorming workshops, and integrate the design thinking process into professional projects.

  • Adaptive leadership / crisis management and group management / A new look at how a team works (8H)

    Adaptive and collaborative leadership is essential for working calmly and in an environment conducive to discussion. The objective of the module is to provide tools for developing practices that promote everyone's involvement and everyone's efficiency, to understand the different tools for teamwork, and to learn to adapt to change.

Internships + -

Subject to health conditions, a first internship will be organized in Europe in a structure of / or partner of the EUNIC network: 2 months (minimum duration 1 month and maximum 3 months). The internship can take place in a public or private structure in the host country. The choice must be discussed and validated by those responsible for training while respecting the candidate's professional perspectives.

A second six-week internship will take place after the international internship so that the candidate can compare with the Tunisian reality the achievements during the international internship. The internship can take place in a Tunisian or foreign structure established on Tunisian territory and the host structure can be public or private. The choice must be discussed and validated by those responsible for training.

Each student will have a referent, a “mentor” throughout the training follow-up.
For each of the two internships, the student will also be supervised by a professional manager proposed by the host organization.

Internship reports and feedback

In order to strengthen the group's cohesion and the relevance of the training, it is essential that after the two courses, the participants meet to present their different experiences and discuss the skills acquired during this course in the presence of the training team and partners.

Rhythm and Schedule + -

The courses will take place in hybrid form from mid-January to June 2021, on Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. (approximately every two weeks).

Total hours of training outside the internship: 200 hours over the year.

Global calendar

Courses, Space visits and Professional meetings

Period of internships

Exchanges and networking.

Tfanen Takwin

The call for applications is closed.