About USEK

USEK In Numbers

Important dates in USEK History:

1938
The OLM built the main building of what is today USEK (Building A) in which was centralized the teaching of theology, philosophy, letters and canon law. The institution was then a scholasticate.

1962
Following the enactment of the law of higher education in Lebanon, the scholasticate became the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik;

1997
Adoption of the North American credit system.

2000
Founding of three Regional University Centers in the North (Chekka), South (Rmeich) and Bekaa (Zahle).

2012
Getting the European Institutional Accreditation.

2016
Getting the ABET accreditation for nine Computing and Engineering programs.

12 Faculties Founding dates
Pontifical Faculty of Theology 1950
Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities 1950
Faculty of Letters 1950
Faculty of Law 1950 for the Canon Law
1988 for the Faculty of Law
Faculty of Business and Commercial Sciences 1966
Faculty of Music 1970 under the name of the Institute of Musicology
1993 under the name of the Faculty of Music
Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts 1974
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences 1988
Faculty of Medicine and Medical Sciences 2001
Faculty of Sciences 2000 (Faculty of Sciences and Computer Engineering, split in 2010 into Faculty of Sciences and Faculty of Engineering)
Faculty of Engineering 2000 (Faculty of Sciences and Computer Engineering, split in 2010 into Faculty of Sciences and Faculty of Engineering)
Faculty of Religious and Oriental Studies 1969 under the name of the Institute of Liturgy
2011 under the name of Faculty of Religious and Oriental Studies


03 INSTITUTES
  • Institute of History (Affiliated to the Faculty of Letters)1972
  • Higher Institute of Nursing Sciences (Affiliated to the Faculty of Medicine and Medical Sciences)1999
  • Higher Institute of Political and Administrative Sciences (Affiliated to the Faculty of Law)2006
 

Students

7307
students enrolled at USEK for the 2016-2017 Fall Semester, out of which:


  • Main Campus in Kaslik
    6680
    students
  • RUC of Chekka
    135
    students
  • RUC of Rmeich
    86
    students
  • RUC of Zahle
    406
    students
 

USEK hosted 1723 new students in 2016-2017:

Faculties-Institutes New Students Registered in 2016-2017 Total of Students Registered in 2016-2017*
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences 120 496
Faculty of Business and Commercial Sciences 274 1330
Faculty of Engineering 156 784
Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts 589 2277
Faculty of Law 95 302
Faculty of Letters 46 214
Faculty of Medicine and Medical Sciences 91 353
Faculty of Music 22 90
Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities 69 302
Faculty of Religious and Oriental Sciences 1 4
Faculty of Sciences 95 334
Pontifical Faculty of Theology 43 221
Institute of History 12 15
Higher Institute of Nursing Sciences 11 36
Higher Institute of Political and Administrative Sciences 15 85
Doctoral College 10 67
Schools of Letters, Music, Theology and other 46 293
Online Certificate Programs 28 104
Total 1723 7307

* Numbers of the 2016-2017 Fall Semester

Graduates

1788
graduates for the 2015-2016 Academic Year
18338
graduates since the 2001-2002 Academic Year
 


International Relations

  • general agreements
    43
  • memberships in international organizations
    47
  • cooperation agreements with national institutions
    6
  • cooperation agreements with foreign higher education institutions
    163
 

Human Resources

894
Faculty Members out of which:

Full-time Faculty Members in 2016-2017
228
Part-time Faculty Members in 2016-2017
669


343
Administrative and Technical Staff

 


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