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​​​​​​OUR MISSION

The Office of International Programs (OIP) promotes internationalization and diversity at AUB by developing and administering institutional partnerships that foster both incoming and outgoing student mobility. Through its Study Abroad Program, OIP promotes exchange opportunities and advises AUB students wishing to pursue international academic experiences that are academically challenging, professionally relevant and personally engaging. OIP also offers International Student Services to support all international students at AUB, enabling them to integrate into the community and enjoy a rich academic and cultural experience.

Location and Mailing Addresses

Beirut Office

oip@aub.edu.lb

West Hall, Room 320, 322, 324​
AUB campus, Bliss Street, Beirut


Mailing Address

(regular mail)

American University of Beirut
Office of International Programs
P.O.Box 11-0236
Riad El-Solh  1107 2020 
Beirut, Lebanon 

Note: We recommend that items NOT be addressed to a particular recipient at OIP as this can actually delay arrival

Mailing Address

​(courier)​

American University of Beirut
Office of International Programs
Attention: [first name - last name]
West Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 322
Bliss Street, Hamra, 
Beirut, Lebanon 
Tel: +9611 374374 Ext. 3147


New York Office


mscanlon@aub.edu.lb

Ms. Megan Scanlon​
American University of Beirut
3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza,
8th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2303
Tel: (212) 583-7665 or
583-7600


Meet the Team



HALA DIMECHKIE
Director
Tel: +961 1 350000 Ext. 3176
Room 324
Email: hd23@aub.edu.lb


Hala ​joined OIP in 2014. She oversees overall operations and manages agreements and relationships between partner universities.​






BASMA ZEIDAN
Associate Director
Tel: +961 1 350000 Ext. 3146
Room 320
Email: bz06@aub.edu.lb

Basma acts as primary study abroad/exchange advisor.  She also oversees integration of  incoming international students and the OIP Mentor Program. Basma joined OIP in 2012.

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OLGA SAFA
International Student Services and Special Projects Coordinator
Tel: +961 1 350000 Ext. 3092
Room 322
Email: os10@aub.edu.lb

Olga handles visa and residence permit support for international students. She also supports in the administration of institutional agreements and faculty and staff mobility under Erasmus+





LEEN BATRAWI
Study Abroad Advisor & Social Media Manager​
Tel: +961 1 350000 Ext. 3252
Room 320​​
Email: aubabroad@aub.edu.lb

Leen offers study abroad advising and international student support and serves as social media manager for OIP.  

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GHASSAN AFRAM
Executive Officer
Tel: +961 1 ​350000 Ext. 3147
Email: ga27@aub.edu.lb

Assists in the management of agreements with partners universities and provides 
overall support and assistance to OIP



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