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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(renewal accomplished in 2017).

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

2017
Getting the evalag accreditation for the Humanities and Social Sciences 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

7386
students enrolled at USEK for the 2017-2018 Fall Semester, out of which:


  • Main Campus in Kaslik
    6825
    students
  • RUC of Chekka
    113
    students
  • RUC of Rmeich
    65
    students
  • RUC of Zahle
    383
    students
 

USEK hosted 2007 new students in 2017-2018:

Faculties-Institutes New Students Registered in 2017-2018 Total of Students Registered in 2017-2018*
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences 150 527
Faculty of Business and Commercial Sciences 321 1243
Faculty of Engineering 195 800
Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts 576 2169
Faculty of Law 112 334
Faculty of Letters 54 212
Faculty of Medicine and Medical Sciences 90 377
Faculty of Music 31 113
Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities 72 328
Faculty of Religious and Oriental Sciences 4
Faculty of Sciences 148 377
Pontifical Faculty of Theology 35 215
Institute of History 5 19
Higher Institute of Nursing Sciences 9 33
Higher Institute of Political and Administrative Sciences 35 90
Freshman 13 13
Doctoral College 31 87
Schools of Letters, Music, Theology and other 88 322
Online Certificate Programs 42 123
Total 2007 7386

* Numbers of the 2017-2018 Fall Semester

Graduates

1844
graduates for the 2016-2017 Academic Year
20182
graduates since the 2001-2002 Academic Year
 


International Relations

  • general agreements
    46
  • memberships in international organizations
    50
  • cooperation agreements with national institutions
    6
  • cooperation agreements with foreign higher education institutions
    167
 

Human Resources

875
Faculty Members out of which:

Full-time Faculty Members in 2017-2018
230
Part-time Faculty Members in 2017-2018
645


354
Administrative and Technical Staff

 


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