The International Relations Office (IRO) at BAU was established in July 2011 to support a network of international relations that benefit the educational process at the University. Our office can be found on the fifth floor of the main building in Beirut Campus.
To promote the University’s international image as a global center of excellence in teaching and research and to support the quality of knowledge through global partnerships and mobility of students and staff.
The Office is responsible for establishing, managing and monitoring cooperative agreements and international projects with international institutions and for supporting exchange programmes for students and staff. The Office is also responsible for sustaining relationships with partners and representing the University abroad.
We encourage student and staff mobility to promote educational and research experiences and exchange of different cultural traditions.
In order to stimulate student and staff mobility, facilitates communication of students and academic staff with the relevant international institutions and assists them in performing the right paper work. Students are able to participate in exchange programme (or study or work placements) for 3-10 months.
The Office secures all necessary facilities to the outgoing and incoming students and staff to enable them to complete the mobility programmes with maximum benefits for both parties. The Office also facilitates the participation of students with special needs in the available programmes.