Lebanese International University


The Lebanese International University (LIU) was first founded as the Bekaa University under Presidential Decree No. 5294 in April 2001, with its first two campuses in Al-Khyara, in the western Bekaa valley and the capital Beirut. The name was later changed to the Lebanese International University (LIU), for the founders had a vision of making the university a truly national university with a presence in all six administrative district which so comprises Lebanon. As a career-oriented institution with the mission of creating access to higher education for first-generation students who otherwise would not have the opportunity to join the professional workforce. With a commitment to democratize higher education and empowerment, the university since 2003 and until 2013 established seven additional campuses in Saida, Nabatieh, Tripoli, Mount Lebanon, Tyre, Rayak, and Halba-Akkar. At LIU, you will find a very friendly and welcoming environment as to which you can complete your goals and excel in society. You can also benefit from the health care service at the university along with career guidance, academic advising, and so much more. LIU's beautiful campuses draw students from more than 50 countries. As well, having a great exchange program with universities ranging from Germany to the United States of America for students to meet any standards they are wishing to pursue. Academic Excellence LIU provides a well-established post-secondary education to over 20,000 full-time and part-time students in the undergraduate and graduate levels nationally and internationally. It focuses on providing an internationally renowned education to all its students who can continue their education while working. LIU offers 6-degree programs with over 50 majors, concentrations and specialization to choose from including the freshman program. On campus, you will be able to find many opportunities to utilize your new found ambitions at the library, laboratories, and cafeterias, and will be able to form new friendships along the way. LIU has active clubs and associations to provide you with the change to meet new people with the same likes and interests. The mission of the Lebanese International University is to provide accessible and affordable higher education in excellence and quality of the first order. LIU will drive its students to be responsible citizens and life-long self-actuated learners. LIU will empower students to develop awareness and engage in cultural and environmental sustainability through maximized resources. LIU disseminates diverse learning experiences and skills in an environment that e-enable the dynamic interplay of teaching and research. LIU endeavors to align its values and commitments to student support and communication, and continually review curricula for innovative outcomes.

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Master in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years October 2019 Lebanon Beirut

Teaching methodology is translated into teaching strategies that are theoretically sound, yet practical and usable. [+]

Master in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

The program includes following courses:

Sociology of Education

This course examines common problems and issues facing education systems around the work as the result of global economic, social, political and cultural forces, from a sociological point of view. Issues related to policy, governance, financing, provision, processes, and outcomes of educational systems for differently situated social groups, will be described and analyzed in international, regional, national and local contexts.

Integrating Technology into Education

This course explores technology integration strategies in education and prepares future teachers to use technology as a powerful tool to enhance learning. The course also presents an overview of some learning theories and their implication on learning and examines different technologies that can be used in the educational field, including visual media, audio media, computer tools, internet resources, multimedia applications, and instructional software.... [-]


Master in Surveying Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Lebanon Beirut

The program will develop and test the ability to define and analyze the problem, to develop solutions to the problem, to make the necessary decisions, convert ideas into useful outcomes and to cope with the unexpected problems encountered in testing and evaluation. [+]

Master in Surveying Engineering

The program includes following courses:

Underground & Marine Survey

The goal of this course is to explain the methods and the tools used to establish the surveying inside the tunnels, the off-shore surveying, and the connection between this work and that accomplished on the Earth surface, introduction to marine survey, marine maps, marine course, Echosounders and depth measurements, combining echo-sounders and GPS observation, production of marine maps.

Geomatics for Civil Works

Specific applications of the principles and techniques introduced in earlier surveying courses are applied to a range of engineering projects in this course. The main emphasis, however, will be on the practical application of this knowledge in practical projects. Linear measurements- fieldwork practice. Leveling, Angular measurement, building setting out, building surveys, roads works- curve calculation, roads works- setting out, drain and pipelines, height tension electricity. Hydrographic survey... [-]


Master in Food Science and Technology

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years October 2019 Lebanon Beirut

Explanation of physical and chemical interactions between various constituents resulting from processing operations often lead to physical sensory, and nutritional changes in foods. [+]

Master in Food Science and Technology

The program includes following courses:

Physiochemical aspect of foods

Explanation of physical and chemical interactions between various constituents resulting from processing operations often lead to physical sensory and nutritional changes in foods. Combination of important information on processing and food quality. This course describes the effects of various processing technologies on quality changes of different major foods in an integrative manner

Advanced Food Engineering

Discuss the modeling, design, and simulation of the most important food processes mainly the heat and mass transfer processes. This is done by explaining the fundamental engineering and economics relationships, and literature data on physical and transport properties of food.... [-]


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