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   In 1988, the University of Balamand opened with three Faculties - the St. John of Damascus Institute of Theology, the Académie Libanaise des Beaux Arts, and the Faculty of Arts and social Sciences. From three Faculties, the University has grown and developed to include nine: Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts (Sin al-Fil - Beirut campus and Balamand campus), Saint John of Damascus Institute of Theology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Business and Management, Faculty of Health Sciences,  the Saint George’s Faculty of Post Graduate Medical Education (the last two Faculties are located in the Saint George’s Health Complex in Achrafieh, Beirut). The latest is the Faculty of Medicine & Medical Sciences which was established in 2000.

The language of instruction in the various Faculties is as follows:

Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts English/French
Saint John of Damascus Institute of Theology  Arabic, English, and Greek
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences English, French, and Arabic
Faculty of Business and Management English
Faculty of Sciences English
Faculty of Engineering English
Faculty of Health Sciences   English/French
Saint George’s Faculty of Post Graduate Medical Education English
Faculty of Medicine & Medical Sciences English

      Most faculty members are holders of a Ph. D. degree and serve on full time basis. Faculty members are Lebanese or come from the Arab East, Europe and North America. UOB also hosts a number of professors spending their sabbatical year in Lebanon in order to pursue their research and give lectures in their areas of expertise. UOB faculty members also take part in the many artistic and cultural activities on Campus.
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