University of Balamand


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University of Balamand History
University of Balamand is one of the esteemed private university located in El-Koura district of Lebanon. The University was established in the year 1988. The university was initially started as a small institute by an engineer patriarchy. The University is known for its programs in the field of Lebanese Fine Arts.

University of Balamand Programs, Courses and Schools

University of Balamand comprises of many Colleges and several Schools and 12 Faculties. The University offers Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate degrees in the disciplines of Enterprise Management, Engineering, Theology, English, Liberal Arts, Philosophy, Computer Science, Education, History, Arts, Business Management, Law and many more. It offers many programs in French and Arabic too.
The University has many global affiliations and focussed on cultural exchanges between Lebanon and the Arab world.  The University is accredited by the ACQUIN, Germany.

University of Balamand Campuses

University of Balamand owes five beautiful campuses all across Lebanon. All the campuses are lush and green and presents state of art infrastructure. The Campus has a Monastery, a Gymnasium, Cultural Centre, Language Centre, Performing Arts Theatre, Sports Activity Room, Soccer and Rugby courts, Swimming pool, a Student Club. The library of the University is very big and computerized and well equipped with latest version of books, e-books, journals and documents.

University of Balamand Achievements

University of Balamand is a multidisciplinary institute pertaining to higher education and carry forward the traditional Antiochian Christian Orthodox Church teachings, and promotes the betterment of the mankind and nurtures values of ethics and compassion. The university imbibes itself in nurturing intellects with human values. The University has focused itself in becoming one of the best Universities in the entire nation and known for its exemplary research work. Apart from these, the University has been honoured by many awards.

University of Balamand USP

University of Balamand Is considered to be amongst the best Universities in Lebanon.  According to World University Rankings, the University is ranked amongst top 10 Universities in the country. University of Balamand has an acceptance rate of 40%-50%. It follows a selective admission procedure. The University offers tuition fees ranging from 10,000 USD to 12500 USD to international candidates.  The University also provides grants and scholarships Scholarships to the deserving students every year.

University of Balamand Notable Alumni

Archbishop Elpidophoros (American Bishop), Stephanie Atala (French-Lebanese Actor), Naji al-Ali (Palestinian Cartoonist), Michel Elefteriades (Lebanese Politician), Saly Greige (Engineer), Elie Mitri ( Actor), Zeina Abirached  (Illustrator)

University of Balamand Application Requirements


IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in Lebanon. To be able to get a successful admission in University of Balamand in Lebanon students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 5.5.

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University of Balamand Cost of studies


Undergraduate: LBP 694,000

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

University of Balamand Deadlines

Bachelors: Spring Semester- December 9
                     Fall Semester-June 19
Masters:  Spring Semester- December 9
                 Fall Semester-June 19

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

University of Balamand Rankings


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