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University of Benghazi

Location

Main campus, Benghazi Libya

Ranking

# 151-170Arab Region Rankings

About University of Benghazi

The University of Benghazi (UoB) was founded as the first university in Libya on December 15, 1955 under the name of ‘University of Libya’ with one faculty (Arts and Education), which included 31 students, 6 professors and 9 administrative staff. In 1973, the name has been changed to University of Benghazi (UoB). Currently, UoB has 15 faculties in different disciplines and majorities (Economics, Arts, Media, Education, Medicine, Public Health, Info Technology, Sciences, Engineering, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Nursing, Law, Athletes and Agricultures). 

Most of them are located in the two main campuses in Benghazi city. However, UoB has nine other campuses in different locations across Libyan eastern region (approximately 800,000 km²). The university also has 10 centers of research, media production, languages, medical services, info & IT, innovation, academic development, public administration, engineering consulting and legal studies. UoB is the largest university in Libya with 82,000 undergraduate students, 3,000 graduate students, 2,000 academic staff members and 4,500 employees.


The strategic plan of the university states its mission ‘to contribute to society development in various sectors through the pursuit of education and learning at the international levels of excellence which enables students to apply the values, skills, and knowledge in human and applied sciences they have acquired in their future lives and careers’. Although UoB is struggling with several challenges of the current unstable situation of the country, it has a vision to achieve the academic excellence and to be one of the high ranked university in the Middle East/North Africa.

About University of Benghazi

The University of Benghazi (UoB) was founded as the first university in Libya on December 15, 1955 under the name of ‘University of Libya’ with one faculty (Arts and Education), which included 31 students, 6 professors and 9 administrative staff. In 1973, the name has been changed to University of Benghazi (UoB). Currently, UoB has 15 faculties in different disciplines and majorities (Economics, Arts, Media, Education, Medicine, Public Health, Info Technology, Sciences, Engineering, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Nursing, Law, Athletes and Agricultures). 

Most of them are located in the two main campuses in Benghazi city. However, UoB has nine other campuses in different locations across Libyan eastern region (approximately 800,000 km²). The university also has 10 centers of research, media production, languages, medical services, info & IT, innovation, academic development, public administration, engineering consulting and legal studies. UoB is the largest university in Libya with 82,000 undergraduate students, 3,000 graduate students, 2,000 academic staff members and 4,500 employees.


The strategic plan of the university states its mission ‘to contribute to society development in various sectors through the pursuit of education and learning at the international levels of excellence which enables students to apply the values, skills, and knowledge in human and applied sciences they have acquired in their future lives and careers’. Although UoB is struggling with several challenges of the current unstable situation of the country, it has a vision to achieve the academic excellence and to be one of the high ranked university in the Middle East/North Africa.

University information

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Rankings & ratings

University of Benghazi is one of the top public universities in Benghazi, Libya. It is ranked #151-170 in Arab Region Rankings 2024.

Arab Region Rankings

  • 2022
    #151-180
  • 2023
    #151-170

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