This applies to students who are on study abroad or as part of an exchange program. Applicants must be students at other recognized institutions of higher learning pursuing and have completed at least the sophomore year or its equivalent at their home universities. Admission is offered normally for two semesters if the student is joining AUB starting Fall or for one semester if starting in Spring (registration may be extended to another semester depending on course offerings and achievements in courses taken at AUB upon submission of a petition to this effect). Visiting students may take up to seventeen credits per semester and are normally expected to complete their degrees at their home universities. Please note the following conditions:
Persons enrolled at recognized universities other than AUB (or who have completed some course work - at least one semester or 12 credits - at other universities) and who have a recognized secondary school diploma, or the equivalent from a recognized university, may apply to take up to seventeen credits per semester at the undergraduate level in any faculty for the fall semester. Admission is normally offered for two semesters if the student is joining AUB starting Fall or for one semester if starting in Spring (registration may be extended to another semester depending on course offerings and achievement in courses taken at AUB upon submission of a petition to this effect). Please note the conditions below:
To apply, the following are needed:
1- Application form which
should include the desired courses
to be taken at AUB.
2- An official copy of your most recent college/university transcript with information on the grading scale if not on a US 4.0 or percentage.
3- Advisor/professor/supervisor recommendation form(s): two letters of recommendations are required for visiting students, one from an academic or study abroad adviser, and one from a current professor
4- A non-refundable 80$ application fee
English Language Proficiency Requirements (ELPR) (upon admission).Applications Deadline:
Non-Degree Application Deadline
End of June
End of March
End of October
End of April
End of March
Confirmation: Applicants who are accepted must pay a 300$ confirmation fee as mentioned in the e-mailed notification received by the applicant.
To have a more detailed look on AUB courses, you may check our
To check courses offerings during a specific semester, please go to:Class Schedule
To apply, please do the following:1- Download the application form (Application for Non-Degree and Visiting Students) from:http://www.aub.edu.lb/admissions/applications/Pages/VisitingExchangeNon-DegreeStudents.aspx 2- Fill the application3- Include the required documents in the application4- Application package can be sent to the following address:
American University of BeirutOffice of AdmissionsP.O.Box: 11-0236Riad El Solh, Beirut 1107 2020Lebanon
Telephone: 00961 1 374374 or 00961 1 374444Extensions: 2590
Applicants living in
North America may wish to send their applications to
AUB's New York Office address:American University of Beirut3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th FloorNew York, NY 10017-2303, USATel: 212-583-7678Fax: 212-583-7650
5- Application fees ($80 or L.L.120,000) for non-degree and visiting applicants. Exchange Applicants are exempted from paying this application fee.
The non-refundable application fees (only in USD or LBP) can be paid in one of the following ways:
Cash: you can pay at the cashier's office in AUB (Please do not send cash in mail).
Check: you can place in your application package, a check
drawn to US or Lebanese Banks and payable to the American University of Beirut.
Wire Transfer: you can wire transfer the application fee to one of our bank accounts (listed below) and
please make sure to include the Transfer Instruction referring to your applicant's Full Name: "Admissions Application Fee for applicant's Full Name".
Lebanon Bank Address
Citibank, N.A.BERYTUS Parks BCD,
Reg. No. 69781 BDL 115P.O. Box 11-1535Beirut, Lebanon
Lebanon bank account detailsSwift Code: CITILBBEAccount Name: American University of BeirutUSD Account #: 600224166 [USD currency]
USD IBAN: LB94011500000000000600224166
LBP Account #: 600224034 [LBP currency]
LBP IBAN: LB69011500000000000600224034