the American University of Beirut


The American University of Beirut ; Arabic: الجامعة الأمريكية في بيروت‎ is a private, secular and independent university in Beirut, Lebanon.

Lebanon, officially the Lebanese Republic, is a sovereign state in Western Asia.

Arabs are a panethnicity whose native regions form the Arab world.

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Degrees awarded at the American University of Beirut AUB are officially registered with the New York Board of Regents.

The University of the State of New York is the state of New York's governmental umbrella organization for both public and private institutions in New York State.

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The university is ranked number 1 in the Arab region and 235 in the world in the 2018 QS World University Rankings.


The American University of Beirut is governed by a private, autonomous Board of Trustees and offers programs leading to bachelor's, master's, MD, and PhD degrees.

A board of directors is a recognized group of people who jointly oversee the activities of an organization, which can be either a for-profit business, nonprofit organization, or a government agency.


It collaborates with many universities around the world, notably with Columbia University, George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Washington, DC; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and the University of Paris.

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The University of Paris, metonymically known as the Sorbonne, was a university in Paris, France, from around 1150 to 1793, from 1806 to 1970.

Columbia University is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City.


The current president is Fadlo R. Khuri, MD.


The American University of Beirut AUB boasts an operating budget of $380 million with an endowment of approximately $500 million.


The campus is composed of 64 buildings, including the American University of Beirut Medical Center AUBMC, formerly known as AUH – American University Hospital 420 beds, four libraries, three museums and seven dormitories.


Almost one-fifth of AUB's students attended secondary school or university outside Lebanon before coming to AUB.


AUB graduates reside in more than 120 countries worldwide.


The language of instruction is English.

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