IAU Member


top General Information


Street:BP 17-5208
Mar Mikhaël, Rue de Damas


Post Code:1104 2020

Tel.:+961(1) 421-000

Fax:+961(1) 421-001


Other Sites

Also Teaching Hospital; Speech Therapy Centre; Psychomotor Therapy Centre; Family and Community Health Centre; Dental Care Centres; Technological Pole 'Berytech'; Health Pole 'Berytechll'.

Institution Funding



Founded 1875 by the Society of Jesus. Title of University confirmed by Pope Leo XIII 1881. Faculty of Medicine established 1883 by agreement with French Government. A private institution. Received some financial assistance from the French State until 1975 when the University became an autonomous institution financed by tuition fees and government subsidies. University Regional Centres at: Ras Maska (North Lebanon), Zahlé/Hazerta (Bekaa) and Saïda-Bramieh (South Lebanon). University Foreign Centres in Abudhabi (United Arab Emirates)

Academic Year

September to June (September-January; February-June)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate (baccalauréat) or foreign equivalent; French language test; Entrance examination


French;English obligatory in all majors;Arabic required in some majors

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Salim Daccache, s.j.

Job title:Recteur

International Relations Officer : Antoine Hokayem

Job title:Vice-Recteur, International Relations

top Divisions

Centre : Arabic Research and Studies

Fields of study:Arabic

Centre : Banking

Fields of study:Banking, Finance

Centre : Euro-Lebanese Intercultural Studies

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Cultural Studies

Centre : Japanese

Fields of study:Japanese

Centre : Modern Languages

Fields of study:Modern Languages

More details:Branches in USJ regional centres: North Lebanon, South Lebanon, Bekaa

Faculty : Arts and Humanities

Fields of study:Anthropology, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, Clinical Psychology, Communication Studies, Contemporary History, Educational Psychology, Environmental Studies, French, Geography, History, Human Resources, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, International Relations, Literature, Philosophy, Psychology, Public Relations, Sociology, Tourism

More details:French Literature branches in USJ regional centres: North Lebanon and South Lebanon

Faculty : Business Administration and Management

Fields of study:Accountancy, Banking, Business Administration, Finance, Health Administration, Management

More details:Branches in USJ regional centres: North Lebanon, South Lebanon and Bekaa

Faculty : Dentistry

Fields of study:Dentistry, Oral Pathology, Orthodontics

Faculty : Economics

Fields of study:Banking, Economics, Finance

Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Sciences

Faculty : Law and Political Science

Fields of study:Commercial Law, Law, Political Sciences, Private Law, Public Law

Faculty : Medicine

Fields of study:Biology, Medicine

Faculty : Nursing

Fields of study:Nursing

More details:Branches in USJ regional centres: North Lebanon, South Lebanon and Bekaa

Faculty : Pharmacy

Fields of study:Biology, Dietetics, Nutrition, Pharmacy

Faculty : Religious Sciences

Fields of study:Religion, Religious Studies

Faculty : Science

Fields of study:Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physics

Institute : Business Administration

Fields of study:Advertising and Publicity, Business Computing, Hotel Management, Marketing

Institute : Communication and Information

Fields of study:Information Sciences, Telecommunications Services

Institute : Confucius

Fields of study:Chinese

Institute : Health and Social Protection

Fields of study:Health Administration, Public Health, Social Welfare

Institute : Insurance Studies

Fields of study:Insurance

Institute : Islamic-Christian Studies

Fields of study:Christian Religious Studies, Comparative Religion, Islamic Studies

Institute : Oriental Literature

Fields of study:Arabic, Education, History, Islamic Studies, Philosophy

Institute : Physiotherapy

Fields of study:Neurological Therapy, Osteopathy, Physical Therapy

Institute : Political Science

Fields of study:Political Sciences

Institute : Psychomotricity

Fields of study:Psychometrics, Rehabilitation and Therapy

Institute : Religious Sciences

Fields of study:Religious Studies

Institute : Speech Therapy

Fields of study:Speech Therapy and Audiology

Institute : Teachers

Fields of study:Educational Sciences, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Special Education

More details:Lebanese

Institute : Theatre, Audiovisual and Film Studies

Fields of study:Cinema and Television, Film, Theatre

Laboratory : Biochemistry

Fields of study:Biochemistry

Laboratory : Biostatical and Medical Epidemiology

Fields of study:Epidemiology

Laboratory : Cartography

Fields of study:Surveying and Mapping

Laboratory : E-learning Technologies

Fields of study:Pedagogy

Laboratory : Experimental Psychology

Fields of study:Experimental Psychology

Laboratory : Human Hispathology

Fields of study:Histology, Pathology

Laboratory : Medical Computer Science

Fields of study:Computer Science

Laboratory : Medical Genetics

Fields of study:Genetics

Laboratory : Mineralized Tissues

Fields of study:Genetics

Laboratory : Molecular Biology

Fields of study:Molecular Biology

Laboratory : Pharmacology

Fields of study:Pharmacology

Laboratory : Physiology

Fields of study:Physiology

Laboratory : Socio-economical Reality

Fields of study:Economics

Laboratory : Teaching Pedagogy

Fields of study:Pedagogy, Teacher Training

Laboratory : Teledetection

Fields of study:Geography

Laboratory : Tourism

Fields of study:Tourism

Laboratory : Toxicology

Fields of study:Toxicology

Research Division : Arabic Terminology

Fields of study:Arabic, Terminology

Research Division : Archeology

Fields of study:Archaeology, Prehistory

More details:Francis Hours

Research Division : Bioequivalence and Medicament Control

Fields of study:Pharmacy

Research Division : Chemistry and Physics

Fields of study:Chemistry, Physics

Research Division : Christian Arabs

Fields of study:Religious Studies

Research Division : Construction

Fields of study:Construction Engineering

Research Division : Economics

Fields of study:Economics

Research Division : Electrical Industries and Telecommunications

Fields of study:Telecommunications Engineering

Research Division : Ethics

Fields of study:Ethics

Research Division : European Union Studies

Fields of study:European Union Law, Law, Regional Studies

Research Division : Michel Henry

Fields of study:French

Research Division : Middle East Markets

Fields of study:Business and Commerce, Middle Eastern Studies

Research Division : Modelling and Information Technology

Fields of study:Computer Networks, Data Processing, Information Sciences, Information Technology

Research Division : Modern Arab World Studies

Fields of study:Middle Eastern Studies

Research Division : Religious Interpretation

Fields of study:Religious Studies

Research Division : Rights of the Arab World

Fields of study:Middle Eastern Studies

Research Division : Water and Environment

Fields of study:Environmental Studies, Water Science

School : Agro-industry

Fields of study:Agricultural Engineering

More details:Tanael, Bekaa

School : Engineering

Fields of study:Building Technologies, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Maintenance, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering

School : Medical Laboratory Techniques

Fields of study:Laboratory Techniques

School : Mediterranean Agronomy

Fields of study:Agronomy

More details:Tanael, Bekaa

School : Midwifery

Fields of study:Midwifery

School : Social Work Training

Fields of study:Social and Community Services, Social Work, Special Education

More details:USJ regional centre in North Lebanon

School : Translation and Interpretation

Fields of study:Modern Languages, Translation and Interpretation

Unit : Open University

Fields of study:Architecture, Art History, Economics, History, Hygiene, Law, Literature, Musicology, Painting and Drawing, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Religious Studies

top Degrees

Diplôme d'Université

Fields of study:Child Care and Development, Cognitive Sciences, Community Health, Dental Technology, Dentistry, Ethics, Gastroenterology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Health Education, Health Sciences, Information Management, Islamic Studies, Nursing, Occupational Health, Oncology, Pathology, Pedagogy, Pharmacology, Religion, Religious Studies, Social Work, Surgery


Fields of study:Administration, Advertising and Publicity, Anthropology, Archaeology, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Business Administration, Business Computing, Chemistry, Clinical Psychology, Contemporary History, Cultural Studies, Economics, Educational Psychology, Environmental Studies, French, Hotel Management, Insurance, International Relations, Laboratory Techniques, Labour and Industrial Relations, Law, Literature, Mathematics, Midwifery, Modern Languages, Nursing, Nutrition, Orthopaedics, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Physics, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Psychology, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Regional Planning, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Religious Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Special Education, Telecommunications Engineering, Theatre, Tourism

Certificat d'Aptitude pédagogique de l'Enseignement secondaire

Fields of study:Pedagogy

Diplôme d'Etudes supérieures

Fields of study:Dental Technology, Dentistry, Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, Paediatrics, Periodontics, Surgery

Diplôme d'Ingénieur

Fields of study:Agricultural Business, Agronomy, Biomedicine, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Mechanical Engineering, Transport and Communications, Water Science

Professional Doctorate

Fields of study:Dentistry, Pharmacy

Diplôme d'Etudes supérieures spécialisées

Fields of study:Biology, Medicine


Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Cosmetology, Cultural Studies, Dentistry, Development Studies, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Food Science, Health Administration, Laboratory Techniques, Paediatrics, Pedagogy, Pharmacy, Safety Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Theatre, Tourism, Transport Management, Writing

Diplôme d'Etudes approfondies

Fields of study:Banking, Law, Private Law, Public Law


Fields of study:Arabic, Education, History, Islamic Studies, Philosophy

Diplôme de Spécialité

Fields of study:Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Cardiology, Child Care and Development, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Genetics, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Medical Technology, Medicine, Nephrology, Neurological Therapy, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Plastic Surgery, Pneumology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Radiology, Rheumatology, Surgery, Urology

Master's Degree

Fields of study:Actuarial Science, Advertising and Publicity, Anthropology, Archaeology, Banking, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biology, Business Administration, Business Computing, Cinema and Television, Clinical Psychology, Communication Studies, Computer Networks, Contemporary History, Cultural Studies, Dental Technology, Dentistry, Economic and Finance Policy, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Family Studies, Film, Finance, Food Technology, French, Genetics, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Hotel Management, Human Resources, Industrial Engineering, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Insurance, International Relations, Labour and Industrial Relations, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics and Computer Science, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Mediterranean Studies, Microbiology, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Peace and Disarmament, Pedagogy, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Physiology, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Psychology, Regional Planning, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Religious Studies, Social Problems, Sociology, Soil Science, Sound Engineering (Acoustics), Telecommunications Engineering, Theatre, Tourism, Toxicology, Translation and Interpretation, Water Science


Fields of study:Anthropology, Arabic, Archaeology, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Education, Educational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, French, Geography, Health Sciences, History, Islamic Studies, Law, Literature, Mathematics, Medicine, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, Theatre


Also Licence d'enseignement in Arab Language and Literature, 180 Credits following Licence and in Educational Sciences, 30 Credits following Licence. Also Diplôme d'études supérieures appliquées (DESA) in Private and Public Contentious Law, 12 months. Diplôme d'éudes spécialisées de banques (DESB), 4 sem. following Licence in Business or Economics; Diplôme supérieur de gestion bancaire, 16 months following DESB

top Academic Periodicals


ACES - Actualités cliniques et scientifiques

Al-bayanat al-massihyia al-islamyia al mouchtaraka

Annales d'histoire - Tempora

Annales de Géographie - Géosphères

Annales de l'Institut de langues et de traduction - Al-Kimiya

Annales de l'Institut de lettres orientales

Annales de la Faculté de droit

Annales de lettres françaises- Acanthe

Annales de philosophie - Iris

Annales de psychologie et des sciences de l'éducation - Psy-écho

Annales de sociologie et d'anthropologie - Communautés et sociétés

Annuaire de l'Université de St.-Joseph

Attalkih al-istinahi al-moutajanes wa ghair al-moutajanes

Bulletin annuel de la Faculté de médecine

Bulletin intérieur de l'Institut libanais d'éducateurs

CEMAM Reports

Chroniques politiques

Chroniques sociales

Chronologies du CEMAM

Conférences de l'ALDEC

Déclarations communes islamo-chrétiennes

Enseignement continu post-universitaire

Etudes de droit libanais

Fondements théologiques du dialogue islamo-chrétien

Hommes et sociétés du Proche-Orient - Nouvelle série

Journées d'études post-universitaires

L'Orient des dieux

La revue de l'Institut libanais d'éducateurs

Livret Thèses et mémoires soutenus à l'Institut de lettres orientales(1968-2002)

Mélanges de l'Université Saint-Joseph

Méthode rhétorique et herméneutique

Proche-Orient chrétien

Proche-Orient Etudes économiques

Proche-Orient Etudes en management

Proche-Orient Etudes juridiques

Publications techniques et scientifiques de l'ESIB

Questions de bioéthique au regard de l'Islam et du Christianisme - Conférence à deux voix


Rôle culturel des chrétiens dans le monde arabe- Cahiers de l'Orient chrétien

Tahadyiat attafahum lilmoutabadal

Travaux et Jours

Main Press

Presses de l'Université Saint-Joseph


Statistics Year:2012-2013


Updated on 11-03-2013