Second Degree

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Who can apply for a second degree? ​

Candidates who have completed a bachelor degree (BA or BS) and are interested in completing a second degree. ​


    AUB graduates who've been away from AUB for less than two years after graduation, must contact the Office of the Registrar on: and inquire about the application for the second degree.

    Non AUB graduates or AUB graduates who've been away from AUB for more than two years after graduation, should submit an admissions application with the following:

    1. Official undergraduate university transcripts
    2. Detailed courses syllabi for all courses taken. This is needed to see which courses will match AUB courses. AUB graduates are not required to submit syllabi. 
    3. Certified copy of your high school diploma or secondary school certificate, based on at least twelve years of schooling (ex: Lebanese Baccalaureate, French Baccalaureate, IB Diploma, GCE, High School Diploma etc.)
    4. English language r​equirement (upon admission)​


    2020-21 Second Degree 

    Deadline to apply for the fall 2020–21 term is end of April 2020.
    Deadline to apply for the spring 2020–21​ term is end of October 2020.

    2019-20 Second Degree ​

    The deadline to apply for the fall 2019–20 term is end of April 2019.
    The deadline to apply for the spring 2019–20 term is end of October 2019.


    ​Applicants wishing to apply for a second degree, must do the following:

    1. Download the application​ form (Application for undergraduate studies) – DO NOT APPLY ONLINE
    2. Fill the application.
    3. Include the following documents in the application:
      •     Photocopy of ID or p​assport
      •     Passport size photo
      •     Updated official university transcript
      •     Detailed course syllabus for all courses taken
      •     ​Certified copy of high school diploma or secondary school certificate
    4. ​Application package can be sent to the following address:​​

    American University of Beirut
    Office of Admissions
    P.O.Box: 11-0236
    Riad El Solh, Beirut 1107 2020

    Telephone: 00961 1 374374 or 00961 1 374444
    Extensions: 2590

    Applicants living in North America may wish to send their applications to AUB's New York Office address:
    American University of Beirut
    3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
    New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
    Tel: 212-583-7678
    Fax: 212-583-7650

    ​​5- Application fees ($80) 

    IMPORTANT NOTE: Please note that starting fall term 2019, the American University of Beirut will begin billing students in US dollars for tuition, housing, and other fees. Settlement of bills will continue to be possible in USD or Lebanese pounds at the market rate of exchange. The change is being made after AUB joined the Common Application for admissions to nearly 900 US and international institutions.

    The non-refundable application fees 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 115
    P.O. Box 11-1535
    Beirut, Lebanon

    Lebanon bank account details
    Swift Code:                  CITILBBE
    Account Name:            American University of Beirut

    USD Account #:           600224166   [USD currency]
    USD IBAN:                   LB94011500000000000600224166



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    For further inquiries and clarifications, please check our FAQs and do not hesitate to contact us at the AUB Office of Admissions.