In line with Beirut Arab University’s strategic plan to internationalize its standard of education, and after the successful visit from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) validation board, the faculty of Architecture – Design and Built Environment has been awarded the revalidation, firstly attained in 2012, of the Bachelor of Architectural Engineering at the end of its fourth level as RIBA Part 1, and a full recognition of the fifth and the M.Arch sixth level as RIBA Part 2 with unconditional validation until 2022. This makes the faculty the first one in Lebanon to obtain an internationally recognized accreditation for both its undergraduate and postgraduate levels.