The Lebanese International University (LIU), founded in 2000, is the largest and fastest growing private university in Lebanon.
Presently, LIU has five schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering and Pharmacy. The university is managed by a university council led by the president. With nine campuses spread across 9 major cities and geographical regions throughout Lebanon, LIU has become the leading university among the country’s forty-five private higher education institutions.
LIU also has several locations and expansions in other Arab countries and internationally. There are campuses in Yemen, Senegal, Morocco and Mauritania (LIU, 2013). Additional sites are being planned in and out of Lebanon; some of which actual construction has started and is expected to be functional within the next three years.
The mission of the Lebanese International University is to provide accessible and affordable higher education in excellence and quality of 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 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.