To register at the Lebanese University, it is compulsory to hold a Lebanese Baccalaureate or a recognized equivalent diploma. For students wishing to enroll in the Law section, only the Lebanese Baccalaureate shall be accepted.
Documents to provide for registration:
§ Certified copy of the Lebanese Baccalaureate or its equivalent;
§ An individual civil status certificate or a certified copy of the ID;
§ Four (4) ID photos.
§ Applications for registration shall be submitted within the deadlines set each year by the Administration.
§ Applications for registration shall be submitted to Faculties and Institutes and accompanied by all supporting documents.
§ Students shall appear in person to register. If the student is a foreigner, he may give a POA to one of his family members (father, mother, brother or sister) or to the representative of his embassy in Beirut in order to register. The POA shall be given by the student and certified by the Lebanese Consulate and the Lebanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It shall entitle the student to register and obtain the student card and the necessary certificates. If the student is a minor, he shall give his guardian or legal representative a POA in order to register.
§ Applications for registration by correspondence or made by anyone not mentioned above shall not be accepted.
§ Foreign students are admitted if they hold a recognized diploma equivalent to the Lebanese Baccalaureate.
§ Each Faculty or Institute may accept student applications from another institution in accordance with its own regulations and provided that the supporting documents are duly submitted at the time of registration, and that the institution in question provides a certificate indicating the date of the first registration with a transcript specifying the subjects studied.
§ Students shall respect the rules of the University and the Faculty to which they wish to register.
The registration fees at the Lebanese University shall be paid as follows:
A- Faculties of Applied Studies (Sciences, Medical Sciences, Dental Medicine, Pharmacy, Agronomy, Public Health, Information, Economics & Business Administration, Engineering, Pedagogy, Fine Arts & Architecture, Tourism & Hospitality Management, Technology)
§ Lebanese Students & Palestinian Students: LBP 245,000.
§ Foreign Students: LBP 995,000.
B- Faculties of Human Sciences (Law and Political and Administrative Sciences, Social Sciences, Letters and Human Sciences)
§ Lebanese Students & Palestinian Students: LBP 195,000.
§ Foreign Students: LBP 945,000.
C- Master & PhD Degrees:
§ Lebanese Students & Palestinian Students: LBP 745,000.
§ Foreign Students: LBP 1,745,000.
D- Social Insurance Fee (for non-subscribers): LBP 202,500.
E- Entrance Exam (if any): LBP 35,000.
In addition to theoretical and practical instruction, the Lebanese University also provides its students with:
§ sports and cultural activities and scientific excursions;
§ Interuniversity exchange programs in Lebanon and abroad;
§ Training courses for students from public and private institutions;
§ Specialization scholarships abroad for the distinguished Lebanese students;
§ A right of affiliation to the National Social Security Fund for non-affiliated Lebanese students.
Students shall abide by and respect the Lebanese University rules of procedure set by the University itself. Any violation of the regulations or any act breaching the safety environment of the University shall be subject to a disciplinary sanction.
The disciplinary sanctions taken by the University are independent of the ordinary judicial procedures. Sanctions are considered in the following cases:
§ Acts affecting the order and the good functioning of the University, teachers, staff, student life or the University system;
§ Acts of Fraud committed during an exam.
The disciplinary sanctions applicable to students are:
§ The dismissal or suspension for a maximum period of one (1) month following a decision of the Faculty or Institute Dean in addition to the Faculty Council;
§ The expulsion from the University for a period of three (3) years;
§ The definitive expulsion from the University decided by the University Council.