SDG 1.3.5: The IUL has schemes to support poor students from low-income countries

Based on the vision of the Islamic University in Lebanon, and in order to achieve the goals it seeks to achieve, and in line with the vision that the Supreme Islamic Shiite Council was based on, which is the establishment of this university with the aim of serving the poorest students, i.e. the underprivileged students, the university is keen to provide scholarships to support all poor and low-income students.

The scholarships offered by the university to the poorest students include free transportation from their place of residence to the university and vice versa, in addition to the housing fare in case the student has to rent a residence near the university. In addition to holding many activities at religious events organized by the Movement of the Deprived, to bring together all students from all sects and social levels, in order to contribute to creating a positive atmosphere that contributes to creating social ties between students.

Also, the President of the Islamic University of Lebanon, Prof. Dina Al-Mawla, His Excellency Professor Eng. Suhail Najm Abdullah, the regional cultural advisor in the Iraqi Cultural Department in Beirut, at the university’s headquarters in Khalde, in the presence of the Secretary General of the Supreme Islamic Shiite Council, Assistant Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Mr. Nazih Jamoul, and the Director of Student Affairs, Dr. Gadi Moqalled, and they discussed ways to strengthen bilateral relations.

Dr. Abdullah, Dr. Al-Mawla, a book that included the names of the candidates who were selected for scholarships at the master’s stage at the Islamic University of Lebanon, received from the Department of Scholarships and Cultural Relations – Department of Studies outside Iraq of the Ministry of Higher Education.

The Islamic University in Lebanon expressed its desire to provide scholarships for outstanding students from the brotherly Republic of Iraq, which has embraced them for many years and considers them dear children who enjoy distinguished academic care and administrative and social follow-up throughout their studies and residence in their second home, Lebanon. Accordingly, the Ministry of Higher Education in brotherly Iraq has selected a group of distinguished students in the fields of engineering, administration and law to pursue studies at the Islamic University in Lebanon.

She also praised Dr. Mawla, for this valuable initiative on the part of the Ministry, welcoming the outstanding students, and pledging that it and the academic and administrative team at the Islamic University will be at their service in upholding higher education and the university’s contribution to the academic and scientific renaissance in Iraq.

In turn, he thanked Dr. Suhail Najm Abdullah, the initiative of the Islamic University, praising its pioneering role in higher education and what the university offers to Iraqi students, and praising the university’s website for Iraqi students, and the ministry in particular. Najm Abdullah conveyed the greetings of His Excellency the Minister and Director of Missions in the Ministry and His Excellency the Ambassador of the Iraqi Republic in Beirut.

The Islamic University in Lebanon has concluded several agreements to improve the level of students and enable them to enter the labor market, and these agreements include:

In 2020, an agreement was signed with the British Language Institute regarding students of the English language, and with the French Center for Languages with regard to students of the French language. This is in order to qualify the student and acquire a foreign language so that he can enter the labor market. These institutes accompany students under the supervision of specialists before them and under the supervision of the Director of the Language Institute at the Islamic University in Lebanon.

The “Language Rehabilitation Center” was established at the Islamic University in Lebanon, and among its objectives is to raise the level of all university students, in addition to students who want to learn a foreign language, so that it provides courses according to the requirements of the various colleges in the university, and it is directly linked to the university presidency. The center provides the following courses: French – English – Spanish and German.

The center also follows the approved levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CECRL) and proposes five levels for students (A1 – A2.1 – A2.2 – B1.1 – B1.2) after taking a language placement test for new students in other colleges, 50 teaching hours are allocated to each level.

The course scores are divided into three areas:

The ICDL Agreement:

This means an acronym for four words, which is (the International Computer Driving License), a certificate to qualifying beginners to know the basics of computer, and it is an internationally recognized and internationally recognized certificate sponsored by UNESCO to support knowledge and science in all countries. Through the Internet in approved centers, which are connected to a central server for this license.

The seven ICDL programs are:

  • Computer Essentials
  • Online Essentials
  • Word Processing
  • PowerPoint
  • Excel
  • Access Database Management System
  • Data Security

In order to get the ICDL certificate, you have to pass each exam separately, with a score of 75% or more, each subject 36 questions, you need to answer 27 questions correctly in order to pass the exam and the duration of the test for each subject is 45 minutes.

The ICDL program is a true barometer of computer skills that have been developed at the global level. It also provides a balance in the level between the business needs and the capabilities of individuals in most countries of the world.

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education announced that it received nomination applications for scholarships for all university levels for the 2019/2020 academic year in all majors as part of the joint scholarship program between UNESCO and the People’s Republic of China.

In the announcement, the Ministry indicated that those wishing to benefit from these grants must review the conditions and required documents.

The Department of Student Affairs of the Islamic University provides information about these scholarships and supports students in any need.

Every year, many students of different Arab nationalities register at the Islamic University, especially Iraqi and Syrian ones. The university seeks to provide them with many services, especially scholarships. The university has concluded many agreements with Iraqi and Syrian universities in order to provide better services to students.

In this sense, the Islamic University of Lebanon announces the start of receiving registration applications for the academic year 2020-2021, in all branches (Khalda, Wardanieh, Baalbek and Tire), and in the specializations and three stages (Bachelor, Master, PhD).

For more information, contact the Student Affairs and Registration Department:

009615807711 – 16 (Khaldeh)
009615807711 – 16 (Werdeniye)
009617350710 – 11 (Tire)
009618377861-5 (Baalback)

In view of the economic, financial and health conditions and conditions resulting from the “Corona” pandemic, and our sense of responsibility towards our people,

The university presidency decided not to amend the tuition fees despite the harshness of the stage, and the university continues to fulfill its mission and vision aimed at serving all Lebanese while preserving social assistance, grants, benefits and free transportation.

The French Embassy in Beirut launched the FORSA program and the SAFAR program to allocate scholarships for students wishing to pursue postgraduate studies Master 2 (one-year duration) and to register a doctoral thesis (3 years’ duration) in France within the framework of strengthening the university partnership between Lebanon and France, and providing the opportunity to obtain French degrees. Lebanese (co-direction) in specialized academic fields.

The Department of Graduate Studies at the Faculty of Law has worked to present files for some students in the master’s and doctoral stages, and the student Muhammad Sarhan and the student Maha Al-Hajj managed to pass the required match and proved their competence through the distinguished level and obtained two scholarships, where the student Sarhan will continue preparing his doctoral thesis in private law and the student Hajj The second phase of the M2 Master in Public Law will be pursued jointly by the University of Montpelier and the Islamic University of Lebanon.

Prof. Dina Al-Mawla, President of the University and Dean of the College of Law, praised the efforts made by the Head of the Graduate Studies Department, Dr. Abbas Jaber, the External Relations Department, and the Coordinator of European Affairs, Mrs. Sylvie Devigne, and praised the academic level the college has reached.

The cooperation agreement included the issuance of a special and joint declaration directed exclusively to professors and researchers of the Islamic University who meet the conditions of the two-year research program funded by both sides, and which can be extended, provided that priority in projects that receive joint financing is given to projects run by a group of researchers that deal with integrated, multiple and distinct scientific axes. With a positive impact on man, nature and society, after the two parties agree on the list of scientific priorities that they wish to adopt in every declaration according to the importance and availability of the specialized human resources at the university.

The agreement requires the two parties to adopt a unified document for scientific arbitration, and the two parties undertake to complete the arbitration in accordance with the academic_ scientific standards and absolute neutrality, and upon completion of the arbitration the two parties meet to compare the results of project arbitration and adopt a unified list of acceptable projects for joint financing.

In addition, President Almighty signed a cooperation agreement to award scholarships to outstanding high school diplomas in Lebanon who are enrolled at the Islamic University in Lebanon from the year 2019-2020 according to the mechanisms approved by the National Council for Scientific Research based on resolution 2002/95 of April 30, 2002.