Phoenicia University

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Phoenicia University
Mailing address: 
Phoenicia University Main Campus District Of Zahrani South Lebanon P.O. Box: 11-7790,
+9617420720 ext. 1030
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Imad Zbib
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email:
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Hayyan Assi
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Director or Enrollment
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Focal point 2 - Name: 
Mohammed Touffaha
Focal point 2 - Title: 
Associate Secretary General
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Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Phoenicia University (PU) is a non-profit comprehensive teaching institution committed to providing academic excellence to a diverse student body. PU provides an outstanding level of education that prizes innovation in teaching, thus preparing new generations of students to emerge as leaders in their chosen fields, and who will go on to give back to society and build a better future for Lebanon and the region. This outstanding level of education is provided by faculty staff and overseen by deans who have been selected for their distinguished academic backgrounds and international expertise. Several of our faculty members have joined our institution from different countries around the world, adding to the diversity that will shape students’ attitudes and perspectives. The tracks and courses at PU have been designed to meet the international standards of accreditation. To promote educational excellence, PU has recently signed agreements with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley), Michigan State University (MSU), University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) as well as with California State University San Bernardino (CSUSB). Similar to, and abiding with the American System of Education, we place much importance on providing students with a rich university experience and campus life.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
With its comprehensive financial aid and scholarship programs, Phoenicia University makes sure that qualified students can pursue an outstanding university education, regardless of their financial situation.This fits with PU’s aim to create greater access to learning for all, and to develop the leaders of tomorrow, who, as PU alumni, will give back to society through their chosen career paths. In 2017, 83% of PU students benefited from financial aid. PU also recently launched "The Achievers", a new university scholarship program for people with special needs. The scholarship [program provides applicants the opportunity to pursue their studies at Phoenicia University because we believe in the education opportunity for all.