IAU-000917
https://www.whed.net/institutions/IAU-000917

IAU Member

Lebanon

top General Information

Address

Street:P.O. Box 11-0236
Riad El Solh

City:Beirut

Post Code:1107 2020

Tel.:+961(1) 340-460 +961(1) 350-000

Fax:+961(1) 351-706

WWW:http://www.aub.edu.lb

Other Sites

Also Office in New York, USA

Institution Funding

Private

History

Founded 1866 as Syrian Protestant College with School of Medicine added 1867 and Pharmacy 1871. Rechartered as American University of Beirut 1920. Institutional Accreditation granted 2004. A private non-denominational institution under charter from the educational authorities of the State of New York, USA, with a self-perpetuating Board of Trustees. Supported by fees, income from an endowment, and private gifts and donations. No organic relationship with any government, religious body, etc.

Academic Year

August to July

Admission Requirements

Graduation from high school, or secondary school certificate, recognized by the University, and entrance examination including SAT and English language proficiency test such as TOEFL

Tuition Fees

National:24,587-41,962 per annum depending on programme (USD)

Language(s)

English

Accrediting Agency

Ministry of Higher Education; Directorate General of Higher Education; Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE); New York State Education Department (NYSED)

Student Body

co-ed

top Officers

Head : Fadlo Khoury

Job title:President


Senior Administrative Officer : Mary Jaber Nachar

Job title:Vice President for Administration and Chief of Staff


International Relations Officer : Imad B. Baalbaki

Job title:Vice President for Advancement and Business Development​

top Divisions

Centre : Advanced Mathematical Sciences

Fields of study:Mathematics

More details:CAMS


Centre : Agricultural Research and Education

Fields of study:Agriculture, Landscape Architecture

More details:AREC


Centre : Arab and Middle Eastern Studies

Fields of study:Arabic, Middle Eastern Studies

More details:CAMES


Centre : Behavioural Research

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Behavioural Sciences, Social Sciences

More details:CBR


Centre : Central Research Science Lab

More details:Kamal A. Shair


Centre : Research on Population and Health

Fields of study:Demography and Population, Health Sciences

More details:CRPH


Centre : Science and Mathematics Education

Fields of study:Mathematics Education, Natural Sciences

More details:SMEC


Centre : Teaching and Learning

More details:CTL


Faculty : Agricultural and Food Sciences

Fields of study:Agricultural Economics, Agriculture, Dietetics, Food Science, Irrigation, Landscape Architecture, Nutrition, Soil Science, Zoology


Faculty : Arts and Science

Fields of study:Anthropology, Arabic, Archaeology, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Behavioural Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Education, English, Fine Arts, Geology, History, Mathematics, Middle Eastern Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Sciences, Sociology


Faculty : Engineering and Architecture

Fields of study:Architecture, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Graphic Design, Mechanical Engineering

More details:Maroun Semaan


Faculty : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Demography and Population, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Health Administration, Health Education, Health Sciences, Laboratory Techniques, Public Health


Faculty : Medicine

Fields of study:Anatomy, Biochemistry, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Immunology, Medicine, Microbiology, Ophthalmology, Orthodontics, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Surgery


Institute : Financial Economics

Fields of study:Economics, Finance

More details:IFE


School : Business

Fields of study:Business Administration

More details:Suleiman Olayan School


School : Nursing

Fields of study:Nursing

More details:Rafic Hariri


Unit : Environment and Sustainable Development

Fields of study:Environmental Studies

More details:ESDU

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Agricultural Business, Agriculture, Anthropology, Applied Mathematics, Arabic, Archaeology, Architecture, Art History, Biology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Dietetics, Economics, Electrical Engineering, English, Food Science, Geology, Graphic Design, History, Industrial Engineering, Laboratory Techniques, Landscape Architecture, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Medical Technology, Nursing, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Primary Education, Psychology, Public Administration, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Statistics, Telecommunications Engineering


Professional Doctorate

Fields of study:Medicine


Teaching Diploma

Fields of study:Computer Education, Foreign Languages Education, Health Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Mathematics Education, Native Language Education, Primary Education, Science Education


Master's Degree

Fields of study:Agricultural Economics, American Studies, Anthropology, Art History, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Clinical Psychology, Computer Science, Demography and Population, Economics, Education, Energy Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Epidemiology, Finance, Food Science, Food Technology, Human Resources, International Studies, Irrigation, Islamic Studies, Meat and Poultry, Media Studies, Microbiology, Middle Eastern Studies, Neurosciences, Nutrition, Orthodontics, Pharmacology, Physiology, Plant and Crop Protection, Plant Pathology, Public Health, Rural Studies, Sociology, Urban Studies, Water Management


Doctorate

Fields of study:Biomedicine, Cell Biology, History, Middle Eastern Studies, Molecular Biology, Physics

Note

Also Certificates and Diplomas

top Academic Periodicals

Periodicals

Arab Political Documents

Berytus

Main Press

Office of University Publications

top Student & Staff Numbers

Staff

Statistics Year:2019-2020

Full Time Total:1297

Staff with Doctorate

Full Time Total:982

Students

Statistics Year:2019-2020

Total:8736

Updated on 14-10-2019