Office of Admissions
To be eligible for the admission to the PhD program, an applicant must hold a Master’s degree preceded by a Bachelor’s degree recognized by the University.

Applicant must also have an outstanding cumulative average, acceptable to the appropriate faculty graduate committee.

To know about the various PhD programs offered and for detailed information about the specific requirements of each program, please refer to:  

Please keep in mind that PhD students do not pay tuition, instead they will sign a contract with the university whereby they will receive a monthly stipend in return for their services in teaching and research.

Requirements for PhD admissions to AUB are as follows:

  • Official university transcripts (All levels)
  • 3 recommendation letters
  • GRE is required for all programs (PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology and PhD in Theoretical Physics requires GRE Subject Tests in addition to the GRE general test
  • Written Statement of Purpose   
  • Portfolio (if available)
  • English Language Proficiency Requirement (for non AUB graduates): A score of 550 on the English Entrance Examination (EEE), or 600 on the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or 250 on the computer-based TOEFL or 97 on the Internet-based TOEFL, is required for admission of new applicants to graduate study, or prospective graduate study, from recognized institutions of higher education
    AUB Graduates or graduates from US/UK/CANADA/AUSTRALIA are exempted
  • $50 US application fee. 

Applicants wishing to apply to AUB for graduate studies (PhD), must apply online:

For more information about:

Online Graduate Application, please check:

Online Graduate Application Announcement

Graduate admission regulations, please check:

Majors offered at AUB, please check:

Tuition fees, please check:

Student housing, please check:    

University Calendar, please check:

International students services, please check:

For further inquiries and clarifications, do not hesitate to contact the Admissions Office at AUB on the following numbers:
Tel: 00961 1 374374 – 00961 1 374444
Extensions: 2585 - 2590 – 2593 – 2596 - 3505





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