Location and Facilities

The Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) of the University of Balamand (UOB) offers its courses and programs at three locations:

  • - Dekwaneh Campus: The Faculty contains facilities for laboratories, a library, and a computer lab. It also benefits from the facilities of the hospitals that it is working in collaboration with in Beirut. The FHS shares the same premises as the Faculty of Medicine and proactively seeks to cooperate with all University Faculties, Institutes, and Programs.

    The Dekwaneh Campus is close to the centre of downtown Beirut. The surrounding urban environment provides students with easy access to the many resources of the capital city, including governmental and administrative facilities, employment opportunities, shopping, leisure, and entertainment facilities. Public transportation is readily available, and there are many facilities within walking distance (bookstores, restaurants, supermarkets, department stores, etc.).

    Regular transport is available to the UOB Main Campus (Al Kurah), where FHS students have full access to academic programs, and the great sports, library, and recreational facilities of the University.

  • - Main Campus Al Kurah: The Faculty’s location on the UOB Main Campus (Al Kurah), near Tripoli, is in a building housing the Health and Medical Sciences. This is situated near the main entrance of the University and within easy access to the extensive grounds and facilities of the campus. The Faculty collaborates with many healthcare centers in Tripoli and the north of Lebanon.

    Students following degree programs at the FHS on the Al Kurah Campus can choose to live on campus at the University dormitories and enjoy the natural beauty and exceptional location of the campus, between mountains and the sea.

  • - Souk el Gharb: This campus is located in Mount Lebanon. The beautiful surroundings offer the perfect atmosphere for learning. It is just 20 minutes away from Beirut and can be easily accessed from Zahle, Aley, Bhamdoun, and Saida.