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American University of Beirut (AUB)

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P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El Solh 1107 2020‎
Beirut 1107 2020‎
+961-1-350000 ext.2976
Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
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General Information: 

The American University of Beirut (AUB) is a private, independent, non-sectarian institution of higher learning, functioning under a charter from the State of New York. The University is governed by an autonomous Board of Trustees comprised of international leaders in business, education, diplomacy, engineering, philanthropy, science, and medicine. Faculty Full-time Instructional Faculty: 406 Part-time Instructional Faculty: 229 Budget Operating Budget 2007-08: $194 million Funding Student Fees and Tuition, Hospital Fees, Private Gifts and Grants, Endowment Income, Other Restricted Resources, and US Government Assistance

Mission and Objectives: 

The American University of Beirut (AUB) is an institution of higher learning founded to provide excellence in education, to participate in the advancement of knowledge through research, and to serve the peoples of the Middle East and beyond.

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The University provides a rigorous curriculum in the American liberal arts tradition and the language of instruction is English. Academic programs are offered in undergraduate, graduate, medical, and professional education.