American Univesity of Beirut

Graduate Diploma
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The American University of Beirut offers graduate diploma programs. 
Professional Diploma Program in Green Technologies 

The professional diploma program in green technologies (Pro-Green diploma program) caters for professionals aspiring to enhance or complement their technical and decision-making skills in terms of green technologies, or green businesses. Completion of the diploma program will give the qualified student a solid foundation on which to start or further his/her career through developing successful strategies for green technologies including: energy utilization, building design and construction, and management systems; sustainable and safe water production, water management and waste water treatment. The professional diploma degree program in its three majors (energy, building, water) offers outstanding academic quality that enable students to study at top universities with focus on areas of innovation developed with state-of-the-art science and technology expertise.

Scholars in Health Research Program (SHARP)

The Scholars in Health Research Program (SHARP) provides the fundamental skills in the essential disciplines to conduct research, namely epidemiology, biostatistics, research ethics, library science/informatics, and involves hands-on training in the analysis and reporting of large health related datasets in non-communicable diseases. 

Diploma in Food Security

The diploma in food security provides a holistic, inter-disciplinary perspective on a critical challenge for the Middle East and North Africa region and the wider developing world. Students will explore the dimensions of food security – availability, accessibility, appropriate utilization, and stability – and their application to public policy and programming in the areas of nutrition, trade, agriculture, public health, food safety, and income generation. Students will gain the skills to design and manage policies and programs within governmental, non-governmental, and multilateral organizations. 


    Professional Diploma Program in Green Technologies 

    For admission to the professional diploma program in green technologies, students should apply through AUB's Office of Admissions. The applicants should have a recognized and related bachelor degree in natural science, mathematics, engineering, or architecture. Consideration will be given to students who have BA degrees provided that they have completed prerequisites of the courses offered in the selected specialization. For more details, please visit:

    Scholars in Health Research Program (SHARP)
    For more information and application, please refer to:​es/AdmissionRequirements.aspx

    Diploma in Food Security
    The diploma in food security is open to both recent graduates and mid-career professionals, providing them a solid foundation on which to start or advance their careers. Applicants to the diploma in food security must have a BS, academic or professional experience relevant to the field of food security, and proficiency in spoken and written English. fgfdgfdtre

    For more details, please visit:​/fafs/foodsecurity/fsgd


    ​The deadline to apply for the fall 2019–20 term is end of March, 2019
    The deadline to apply for the spring 2019–20 term is mid-November, 2019
    The deadline to apply for the summer 2019–20 term (for diploma in food security) is end of March, 2019


    To apply to all the above diploma programs (except for SHARP diploma), please do the following:

    1- Download the application form (Diploma Application)
    2- Fill the application
    3- Include the required documents in the application
    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: (+961) 1 374374
    Extension: 2890

    Applicants living in North America can send their mail to AUB's New York Office address:
    American University of Beirut
    C/O Office of Admissions

    3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
    New York, NY 10017-2303, USA
    Tel: 212-583-7678
    Fax: 212-583-7650


    ​​​5- Application fees ($80 or L.L.120, 000)

    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 fee can be paid in one of the following ways:

    Online: You can pay (ex: with credit card) while submitting your application online.

    Cash: You can pay at the Cashier's Office in AUB, by presenting the email (application receipt) with your AUB application ID number.

    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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