Oldest Universities in Lebanon

Introduction

What are the oldest Universities in Lebanon? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing a list of 35 Lebanese Universities ordered by year of establishment and meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Lebanese higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format
Our aim is to highlight which Lebanese Universities have the longest history and tradition and how this correlates to their uniRank University Ranking.

Oldest Universities in Lebanon

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1 American University of Beirut Beirut ...
2 Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth Beirut ...
19 Université la Sagesse Beirut
3 Lebanese American University Beirut ...
20 Middle East University Beirut
8 Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik Jounieh ...
4 Université Libanaise Beirut ...
11 Haigazian University Beirut
5 Beirut Arab University Beirut ...
22 Al Imam Al-Ouzai University Beirut
32 Université du Tripoli Tripoli
33 Beirut Islamic University Beirut
Un Makassed University of Beirut Beirut
6 Notre Dame University Zouk Mosbeh ...
12 Jinan University of Lebanon Tripoli ...
7 University of Balamand El-Koura ...
10 American University of Science and Technology Beirut ...
28 City University Tripoli
18 Global University Beirut
31 Université Al-Kafaat Ain Saadeh
14 Université Antonine Hadath-Baabda ...
29 Université Libano-Française de Technologie et de Sciences Appliquées Tripoli ...
15 École Supérieure des Affaires Beirut
23 Islamic University of Lebanon Khalde ...
26 Matn University College of Technology Beirut
21 Rafik Hariri University Damour
24 Arts, Sciences and Technology University in Lebanon Beirut
13 American University of Technology Halat Fidar ...
27 Université Libano-Canadienne Aintoura
30 American University of Culture and Education Beirut
17 Modern University for Business and Science Beirut ...
9 Lebanese International University Beirut ...
16 Arab Open University Lebanon Beirut
25 Lebanese German University Jounieh
34 Université Sainte Famille Batroun
Legend: Un Unranked

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