American University of Beirut

Our mission & history
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​"It may be possible to forget a great many things about our years at AUB, but I doubt that anyone could ever forget the beautiful garden that was our campus." - Anonymous


    Our Mission

    The AUB Botanic Garden has a three-pronged mission that will guide its work for the coming years.


    First, it is committed to the conservation of the living environment that makes up a large proportion of the AUB campus.


    Second, it seeks to educate members of the community, both within and outside of AUB, about the natural environment with which we co-exist and the importance of preserving this environment for future generations.


    Third, it aims to increase the appreciation of the campus as a sanctuary for living things and to serve as a model for a sustainable relationship between people and nature.

    Our Vision

    • Less water demand
    • Natural green
    • Accessiblity to the public
    • Wide range of learning opportunities
    • All season garden
    • Sustainable Green Campus
    • Passages
    • Increased green areas and green roofs
    • Administrative regulations for campus growth and participatory involvement in any future development
    • Establish AUB campus as a botanic garden

    Our History

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