American Univesity of Beirut

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Email us at oip@aub.edu.lb​
Call Us on +961 1 374444 Ext. 3147

Or visit us in West Hall
Room 322
Monday-Friday 8AM-1PM & 2PM-5PM

Location
​Room 320, West Hall​​

Current Students


​As an international AUB student, we encourage you to actively engage with the AUB community through clubs, societies and sports.  

You can also get involved in community service and civic engagement off campus through the Center for Civic Engagement and Community Service. 

See some useful information below on how to stay legal and how to stay safe.
The OIP Team and ​Mentors are here to support you throughout your stay at AUB.

AUB Dormitories, Government and Ministry of Health regulations regarding travel and COVID-19 testing​ as of January 1st, 2022

  • ​​If you are coming from abroad and want to check-in to AUB dorms, please note that you will need to provide Student Housing with 2 negative PCR test results (HARD COPY). If you are already in Lebanon or have arrived 14 days prior to your check-in date, you will be required to provide only 1 PCR test result before checking-in to AUB dorms. COVID-​19 Guidelines for AUB dormitories​ and more information on Housing is also posted on the Student Housing​ websi​​te.
  • If you have been vaccinated against COVID-19 (two shots or one full dose) at least two weeks prior to your arrival to Beirut, or if you have contracted the virus and completely recovered at least 90 days prior to your arrival to Beirut Airport, you will not be required to take a PCR test prior to departure from your country of residence nor upon arrival to Beirut Airport. You will be required to upload the vaccination certificate/neccessary documents to the MoPH platform to obtain a pass.
  • Prior to departure from your home country, and if you are not vaccinated, you will be required to have a negative PCR test result done no later than 96 hours prior to your departure. You are expected to upload the result to the form you submit to the Lebanese Ministry of Public Health at the following link: http://pass.moph.gov.lb/​. You will be sent a QR code through SMS that should be provided to local authorities upon arrival to Beirut Airport. ​
  • ​All passengers arriving in Lebanon are required to show proof of a valid travel insurance policy that includes coverage of medical care related to COVID-19. ​​
  • All newly-accepted international students will get the chance to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) in case they cannot get vaccinated in their home countries prior to their departure.​ ​

International Student Handbook​

Visiting and Exchange Students


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