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MESSAGE FROM DR. ELIAS WARRAK
It gives me great pleasure to address you for the first time through the newly redesigned website of our beloved University.
We continuously encourage our students to participate in both extra-curricular and co-curricular activities such as student clubs, university events and much more!
The student journey at the University of Balamand does not end at graduation. We consider our alumni as our largest stakeholder community and ambassadors in Lebanon and abroad.
Located on a hill overlooking
the Mediterranean in the west and offering views of the seasonally snow-capped mountains
of Lebanon in the east, Al Koura campus spread over 500,000 square meters of undulating
terrain forested with small oak trees. This campus comprises over thirty buildings
distributed across different areas.
The Académie Libanaise
des Beaux-Arts (ALBA) is the first national institution for higher education in
Lebanon. Since its creation in 1944, ALBA stands out as a leader in the field of
Fine Arts and Design in the Middle East. In 1988, l’Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts
(ALBA) Joined the University of Balamand.
The Faculty of
Health Sciences, the Faculty of Medicine and Medical Sciences and the Saint George
Faculty of Postgraduate Medical Education have some of their facilities located
in the Achrafieh district of Beirut. The Ashrafieh campus is located next to Saint
George Hospital University Medical Center, one of the oldest in the country. The
St. George Health Complex, with its advanced facilities, has been critical in initiating
the medical program and attracts students from Lebanon and the region.
The Issam M. Fares
Faculty of Technology (IFFT) has its own campus in Beino – Akkar, North Lebanon.
The main objective of this campus is to help develop the remote region by making
high quality education accessible to everyone. The Beino, Akkar campus offers
Engineering Technology programs in various fields. The campus opened its doors
in October 2012.
The 48,000 square-meter
campus is strategically situated on one of the most beautiful locations of Mount
Lebanon, offering a much needed choice for students in the region, from Beirut,
and from surrounding areas. The Campus, opened its doors in September 2014 and offers
a variety of majors.