About USEK

USEK In Numbers

Important dates in USEK History:

1938
The OLM built the main building of what is today USEK (Building A) in which was centralized the teaching of theology, philosophy, letters and canon law. The institution was then a scholasticate.

1962
Following the enactment of the law of higher education in Lebanon, the scholasticate became the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik;

1997
Adoption of the North American credit system.

2000
Founding of three Regional University Centers in the North (Chekka), South (Rmeich) and Bekaa (Zahle).

2012
Getting the European Institutional Accreditation(renewal accomplished in 2017).

2016
Getting the ABET accreditation for nine Computing and Engineering programs.

2017
Getting the evalag accreditation for the Humanities and Social Sciences Programs.

2018
Getting the ABET Accreditation for two applied and natural sciences and the civil engineering programs.

12 Faculties Founding dates
Pontifical Faculty of Theology 1950
Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities 1950
Faculty of Letters 1950
School of Law and Political Science 1950 for the Canon Law
1988 for the Faculty of Law
USEK Business School (UBS) 1966
Faculty of Music 1970 under the name of the Institute of Musicology
1993 under the name of the Faculty of Music
Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts 1974
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences 1988
School of Medicine and Medical Sciences 2001
Faculty of Sciences 2000 (Faculty of Sciences and Computer Engineering, split in 2010 into Faculty of Sciences and School of Engineering)
School of Engineering 2000 (Faculty of Sciences and Computer Engineering, split in 2010 into Faculty of Sciences and School of Engineering)
Faculty of Religious and Oriental Studies 1969 under the name of the Institute of Liturgy
2011 under the name of Faculty of Religious and Oriental Studies


03 INSTITUTES
  • Institute of History (Affiliated to the Faculty of Letters)1972
  • Higher Institute of Nursing Sciences (Affiliated to the Faculty of Medicine and Medical Sciences)1999
  • Higher Institute of Political and Administrative Sciences (Affiliated to the School of Law and Political Science)2006
 

Students

7225
students enrolled at USEK for the 2018-2019 Fall Semester, out of which:


  • Main Campus in Kaslik
    6765
    students
  • RUC of Chekka
    92
    students
  • RUC of Rmeich
    47
    students
  • RUC of Zahle
    321
    students
 

USEK hosted 1793 new students in 2018-2019:

Faculties-Institutes New Students Registered in 2018-2019 Total of Students Registered in 2018-2019*
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences 98 475
USEK Business School (UBS) 290 1258
School of Engineering 136 699
Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts 403 1896
School of Law and Political Science 140 397
Higher Institute of Political and Administrative Sciences 35 98
Faculty of Letters 66
218
Institute of History 3
21
School of Medicine and Medical Sciences 99 369
Higher Institute of Nursing Sciences 14
40
Faculty of Music 26
113
Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities 80
325
Faculty of Religious and Oriental Sciences 1 4
Faculty of Sciences 107 355
Pontifical Faculty of Theology 41
216
Freshman 10 12
Doctoral College 15
84
Learning and Teaching Excellence Center 5
8
USEK Continuing Learning Center 59
64
Free Listeners 32 36
Schools of Letters, Music, Theology and other 84 338
Online Certificate Programs 49 199
Total 1793 7225

* Numbers of the 2018-2019 Fall Semester

Graduates

1794
graduates for the 2017-2018 Academic Year
21976
graduates since the 2001-2002 Academic Year
 


International Relations

  • general agreements
    53
  • memberships in international organizations
    49
  • cooperation agreements with foreign higher education institutions
    150
 

Human Resources

910
Faculty Members out of which:

Full-time Faculty Members in 2017-2018
230
Part-time Faculty Members in 2017-2018
680


356
Administrative and Technical Staff

 


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