Universities in Syria

Higher Education in Syria

2021 Ranking of Syrian Universities

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

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Syrian 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 Syria

2021 Sub-rankings by governorates

The Syrian Arab Republic is divided into 14 governorates (Arabic: muhafazah), which are further subdivided into 60 districts (Arabic: manatiq). The greater number of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the Damascus governorate, which hosts the largest and capital city of Damascus. The following uniRank sub-rankings or league tables take into account all governorates which include at least 2 Syrian higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Aleppo (2)   Damascus (9)  
Deir ez-Zor (2)   Hama (3)  
Homs (3)   Rif Dimashq (2)  
Tartus (3)  

Syrian University lists

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