Damascus University

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world rank  4233

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University Overview

Founded in 1923, Damascus University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Damascus (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Sweida, Daraa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Syria, Damascus University (DU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Damascus University (DU) 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 96 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Syrian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution.

University Identity

Name
Name جامعة دمشق
Acronym DU
Founded 1923
Motto My Lord, increase me in knowledge (Quran, 20:114)

University Location

Address PO Box 30621
Damascus (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Damascus
Syria
T +963 (11) 3392 3223
F +963 (11) 223 6010
Other locations Sweida, Daraa

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)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Damascus-Baramkeh, University Admission
Damascus
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education, Syria

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019