Department of History and Archaeology
  • “In the final analysis, history is not merely a search for knowledge.  It is also a search for understanding; and the house of understanding has many mansions.”  Kamal Salibi

    ​​​​​​​​​Welcome to the American University of Beirut Department of History and Archaeology! The Department is home to a community of distinguished scholars specializing in fields spanning the ancient to the modern Middle East, as well as an energetic group of graduate and undergraduate students actively working on archaeological excavations and surveys and engaged in textual and archival research. On our website you will find relevant information on specific degrees and programs of study, as well as faculty profiles and upcoming events. ​