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

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