Lebanese American University, (LAU), (Arabic: الجامعة اللبنانية الأميركية ) is a secular, private and independent American university. It is consistently ranked as one of the top universities in the Middle East and North Africa region.
The Lebanese American University’s early days in 1835 find a reminder in an engraved stone in Beirut’s city center: “Site of the first edifice built as a school for girls in the Turkish Empire.” The engraving refers to the American School for Girls, established in Beirut by American PresbyterianMissionaries. In 1924, the high school added a two-year junior college program. Three years later, the College was separated as the American Junior College for Women, and moved from downtown to Ras Beirut. In 1933, it relocated once again to its present location in Koreitem, West Beirut. The founding institution was a force for the education of women in Lebanon... Read More