BEIRUT ARAB UNIVERSITY (BAU) is a private Lebanese institution for higher education that has established itself as a nationally and internationally recognized and respected university. It was ounded in 1960,  with more than 44 undergraduate programs and 95 postgraduate programs across a broad range of fields, BAU provides a rich and rewarding educational environment to around 9000 undergraduate students and 1200 postgraduate students from Lebanon and other countries. Since its establishment, BAU has graduated over 103,000 alumni who hold excellent positions and reside around the world.

Development and enhancement are carried out at BAU not only in order to meet international standards but also to cope with the breadth of human knowledge and technologies to offer our students the best opportunities. Moreover, BAU endeavors to implement new programs in areas that align with emerging social needs and the global evolvement in education and research. BAU has a relatively long history and a substantial presence in the Middle East. In 2010, BAU celebrated its Golden Jubilee. Many Arab students have, and will continue to benefit from our education and activities. Our strategy is to ensure that this engagement is positive and beneficial and will consequently enhance the quality of life in the region.

The Faculty of Engineering (FE) at Beirut Arab University was established in recognition of the national and regional need for engineering education in 1975. The Faculty initially offered two degree programs providing opportunities for formal course of study in Electrical and Civil Engineering. It offers a Bachelor and Master of Engineering Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Communications and Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electric Power and Machines Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Petroleum Engineering. In a collaborating effort to provide students with the opportunity to participate in practical projects that exhibit and demonstrate their skills and knowledge, the faculty established mutual incorporation and contacts with various industrial stakeholders. One aspect of this mutual interaction was the instigation of the Engineering Day in 1997. This event involved all faculty, staff and students to display the students respective work projects. The Engineering Day became an annual event in Lebanon to celebrate the faculty's mission of teamwork and creativity. In 2002, the faculty expanded its postgraduate programs further by incorporating a PhD program in all of its four major fields of specialization.

Today, the faculty of Engineering at Beirut Arab University is consistently ranked among the top leading engineering schools in Lebanon and the region. About 250 BE degrees and 20 ME and Ph.D. degrees are awarded annually. The opportunities for study have expanded so that students may choose from more than 200 engineering courses. There are 30 full-time faculty members graduated from top ranked universities in USA and Europe, with diverse research background and experience. The FE also makes use of more than 15 part-time lecturers from abroad on a part-time basis. The faculty has an up-to-date electronic library that includes over 5800 book titles and 230 scientific journal titles, as well as over 15 research laboratories.




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