Universities in Libya

Higher Education in Libya

2021 Ranking of Libyan Universities

What are the most popular Universities in Libya? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Libyan University Ranking of 29 Libyan higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Libyan 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

Explore the uniRank League Table and University Ranking of 29 Universities in Libya

2021 Sub-rankings by districts

The State of Libya is divided into 22 districts (Arabic: shabiyat). 4 out of 22 districts host the majority of the higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria. The following uniRank league tables or sub-rankings take into consideration all districts which include at least 2 Libyan higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Al Wahat (2)   Benghazi (2)  
Jabal al Akhdar (2)   Misrata (2)  
Nalut (2)   Tripoli (9)  
Tripolitania (2)  

Libyan University lists

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