LIMU University at

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world rank  5230

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University Overview

Established in 2007, Libyan International Medical University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Benghazi (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Libya, Libyan International Medical University (LIMU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Libyan International Medical University (LIMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 12 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Libyan higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name الجامعة الليبية الدولية للعلوم الطبية
Acronym LIMU
Founded 2007
Motto Best investment fo a brighter future
Colours Blue and red

University Location

Address Kairawan St. Al-Fowyhat
Benghazi (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
T +218 (61) 223 3910
F +218 (61) 223 3909

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Al-Kairawan Street
+218 612233910

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Libya

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • The National Center for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Educational and Training Institutions


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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020