American University of Beirut

Types of Activities

​​Topics are chosen according to member's interest and the availability of a study group leader to lead the activity. The study group leader then chooses the format, whether it is a large lecture, a small seminar, or an excursion. For examples, see our current and past terms sections.

  • Study groups: Held once or more per week on various topics of interest. Study groups run for 4-6 weeks
  • Mini-study groups: Held once or more per week on various topics of interest. Mini-study groups run for 2-3 weeks
  • Lecture Series: Tackle a specific theme and open to all members and in some cases to the public
  • Cultural travel programs: Organized in Lebanon and abroad based on a specific educational component
  • Evening with the Profs: Offer AUB faculty an informal setup to talk about their research
  • Intergenerational programs: Foster connection between the regular AUB student body and our seniors enhancing the "Intergenerational Connections" principle
  • Special Interest groups: Offered to members who would like to pursue a non-academic interest or activity
  • Social and cultural events: Held once or more per term to enhance the "Community Building" principle  
  • Other activities, to be determined by members

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