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American University of Beirut

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Beirut , Lebanon

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American University of Beirut

Overview

American University of Beirut / Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences is located in Beirut, Lebanon, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Nutrition
Master of Science (MS) Food security
Master of Science (MS) Food safety
Master of Science (MS) Rural community development
Master of Science (MS) Animal science
Master of Science (MS) Plant science
Master of Science (MS) Plant protection
Master of Science (MS) Public health nutrition
Master of Science (MS) Agricultural economics
Master of Science (MS) Poultry science
Master of Science in Environmental Science (MSES) Ecosystem management
Master of Science (MS) Food technology
Master of Science (MS) Irrigation

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 19

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

238
Applied
184
Accepted
37
Enrolled
77%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 10th February 10th No
Spring deadline November 2nd November 2nd No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 2
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

120
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 7.5%
White or Caucasian 92%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (24%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 0
Male (20)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Plant science; animal science; landscape for culture and socio-ecological health; diet, obesity and non communicable diseases; water, agriculture, ecosystem & remote sensing; water-energy-food-health nexus
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,229,519

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 11-0236
Beirut
Lebanon
Contact Prof. Rabi Hassan Mohtar
Dean of Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
Email: mohtar@aub.edu.lb
Phone: 961-1-350000 ext. 4400
Fax: 961-1-744460

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