Azzaytuna University

country rank  7
world rank  9835

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University Overview

Established in 2001, Azzaytuna University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the metropolis of Tripoli (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Libya, Azzaytuna University (AZU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Libyan higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Azzaytuna University (AZU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 19 years old Libyan higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Libyan higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. AZU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name جامعة الزيتونة
Acronym AZU
Founded 2001

University Location

Address PO Box 5338
Tel +218 (31) 766 0082
Fax +218 (31) 766 0048

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office
Tripoli 218
(31) 766 0082
(31) 766 0230

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Azzaytuna University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021