Sally Abou Melhem <firstname.lastname@example.org> Office of Communications
the seventh year in a row, AUB opened its gates to potential applicants
for graduate studies, visiting from local, regional, and international
universities and companies. The Open House for Graduate Studies
attracted over 300 participants interested in the various master's and
doctoral programs across the university.
"The open house is our
flagship event to welcome prospective graduate students to AUB and
inform them about our university, programs, scholarships, admission
applications, and more," explained Professor Zaher Dawy, associate
provost and chair of the Graduate Council at AUB.
event kicked off with a series of comprehensive presentations about
graduate studies at AUB and the diverse interdisciplinary programs
offered by each of the university's seven faculties.
presented on behalf of the Graduate Council, where he spoke about the
university and the advantages of pursuing graduate studies at AUB. He
highlighted the university's competitive regional and global ranking,
its international accreditation, funding opportunities and financial
support for students, student life at the university, and AUB's campus
and facilities, as well as about graduate research and its major
contribution to Lebanon's research output.
Dawy also introduced prospective students to GradEx,
an initiative that focuses on making it possible for AUB graduate
students to explore opportunities for professional development,
experience fulfillment and personal growth , and excel in their academic
and career life.
"Graduate studies at AUB provide an enriching
and holistic student experience with ample opportunities for learning,
knowledge creation and sharing through research, and personal
advancement. This is made possible through our intellectually
stimulating campus and GradEx professional development framework," said
Following the presentations, the attendees moved to a
reception where they had a chance to visit booths for more information
about the faculties and their graduate degree offerings, as well as for
application submission, scholarships and funding opportunities, English
language support, and GradEx.
This annual event is organized by
AUB's Graduate Council, which facilitates graduate affairs from
recruitment, admissions, policies and procedures, partnerships, academic
and financial support, and students' professional development; to
advancing graduate education and enriching the graduate student
experience at AUB.
AUB offers over 90 master's and PhD degrees
that span the fields of humanities and social sciences, natural and
computational sciences, health, nursing and medical sciences,
agricultural and food sciences, business and economics, and engineering
Around 50% of the master's student population
at AUB benefit from graduate assistantships and scholarships consisting
of partial or full tuition waiver, and the majority of PhD students
receive fellowships with full tuition waiver and attractive monthly
For more information and to apply now: https://www.aub.edu.lb/graduatecouncil