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Lebanon Education

Map of Lebanon Colleges and Universities




Lebanon education comprises of primary education, intermediate education, secondary education, technical and vocational education and higher education.

The duration of primary education in Lebanon is 5 years. Five years of primary education is compulsory. Primary education was made free in Lebanon from the year 1987. Arabic, French and English were the medium of instruction in the private schools of Lebanon.

The education in Lebanon comprises of 4 years of intermediate education. After completing Intermediate education the students receive Intermediate certificate.

Lebanon's education constitute of 3 years of secondary education. On completion of secondary education the students received Baccalaureate certificate.

There are 130 technical and vocational institutes in Lebanon. For higher education at Lebanon there were only 16 colleges and universities.

Lebanon Universities
Education plays an important role in the development of Lebanon. Most of the Lebanon Universities are private. One of the major Universities of Lebanon is the Lebanese University. It was established in 1952. The Ministry of Education maintains this university. The two branches are located on the East and the West of Beirut.

There are other branches of Lebanese University in Al Biqa, Ash Shamal and Al Janub. Various subjects like social science, law, political science, fine arts, engineering, management, literature, education, humanities, journalism, advertising, business administration and agriculture are included within the faculties of the university.

CIS College Balamand University  
Lebanese University Beirut Arab University  
American University of Beirut  Lebanese International University
St. Joseph University American University of Technology  

Lebanon schools
Lebanon schools include kindergarten school, primary school, intermediate school and secondary school.

There are many good schools in Lebanon. Some of the schools of Lebanon are-
  • Sagesse High School
  • Antonine Sisters School
  • Al-lman High School
  • Beirut International School
  • American Community School
  • Goethe Institute
  • Beirut Modern School
  • Amjad School
  • Beirut Baptist School
  • International School of Choueifat
  • National Evangelical Institute for Girls and Boys
  • Jesus and Mary School

Lebanon Colleges
The progress of Lebanon depends much upon its education in which Lebanon College have a major role to play. Though the country has gone through much turmoil the education of this country had a stable growth. The literacy rate of Lebanon is one of the highest rates of Arab world. Both male and female of Lebanon are educated, though males are more educated than females. After completing primary education the students need not go to some other country as there are a number of Lebanon Colleges.

There are both government colleges as well as private colleges. Lebanon College is one of the most important Lebanon Colleges. This college provides the students with various courses like accounting and finance, photography, education, foreign languages and literatures, business administration and management, graphic design commercial art and illustration, computer and information, computer programming, liberal arts and sciences, office supervision and management etc.