University of Benghazi

country rank  4
world rank  7678

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University Overview

Founded in 1955, University of Benghazi is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized city of Benghazi (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ajdabia, Al Kufra, al Marj, Al Abyar, Al Wahat, Gamenes, Soluq, Toukra. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Libya, University of Benghazi (UoB) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Benghazi (UoB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 63 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name جامعة بنغازي
Acronym UoB
Founded 1955
Colours Blue, white and gold

University Location

Address Uruba Street, Garyunis
Benghazi (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
Benghazi
Libya
T +218 (61) 222 0148
F +218 (61) 223 0315
Other locations Ajdabia, Al Kufra, al Marj, Al Abyar, Al Wahat, Gamenes, Soluq, Toukra

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Uruba Street, Garyounis
Benghazi
+218 (61) 222 0148

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Libya


Year of first Accreditation

1955

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AARU)

Academic Structure


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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019