A- The thesis project, detailing the problem statement, the significance of the topic, the objectives of the work, the materials and methods, and the bibliographic references (at least two recent references), must be submitted online through the faculty’s online submission platform.
B- The same thesis topic, with the same methodology and objectives, must not have been submitted and/or presented in our faculty within a time difference of less than 5 years. The candidate and the thesis advisor must verify the database of previously submitted and presented topics.
C- If the thesis is in English, the submission must be made in English. The paper format submission will be made after the acceptance notification.
D- The thesis project must be co-signed by the thesis advisor, the potential co-advisor, and the head of the department where the work will be conducted. The signature of the department head is no longer required when the work material is unrelated to the respective department.
The signatures to be affixed on the thesis project form are:
- The advisor’s signature
- The co-advisor’s signature
- The department head’s signature if the work material will be used from their department
E- The thesis advisor must be a member of the teaching staff of Tunisian medical faculties.
F- A newly recruited Hospital-University Assistant is authorized to supervise a thesis after fulfilling one of the following conditions: • Having a minimum seniority of 2 years. • Being the first author of an article published in an indexed journal during the assistantship. • Successfully completing thesis supervision training units organized by the FMM.
G- Co-supervision of a thesis will be accepted under the following conditions:
• The thesis work involves two different specialties or departments.
• The thesis work is conducted in a hospital-university department of a non-Tunisian medical faculty.
• The co-supervisor is a newly recruited assistant who has not fulfilled the required conditions for thesis supervision (different specialties or departments).
• The co-supervisor is a public health physician for a thesis work related to primary care or family medicine.
• The co-supervisor can be an academic from another health or non-health university institution.
H- The Dean reserves the right to accept, reject, or propose modifications to the project in question after consulting the thesis committee.
I- The student should only begin working on the submitted project after obtaining the respective approval (visa).