International Networks


EFMD is an international not-for-profit membership organisation, based in Brussels, Belgium. Over 800 member organizations from academia, business, public service and consultancy in 81 countries. A unique forum for information, research, networking and debate on innovation and best practice in management development. Recognized globally as an accreditation body of quality in management education with established accreditation services for business schools and business school programmes, corporate universities and technology-enhanced learning programmes.


Arab Society of Faculties of Business, Economic and Political Sciences (BEPS) Founded in 1998, BEPS- the Arab society of faculties of Business, Economic and Political Sciences- is a not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to the advancement of research and quality of learning and teaching in the MENA region. Headquartered in Lebanon, BEPS is affiliated to the Association of Arab Faculties, founded by the Arab league. BEPS acts as a catalyst to enhance the development of education in business, economic and political sciences in the MENA region. BEPS is committed to

  • Coordinating curriculum development within its members.
  • Promoting cooperation in the areas of copyright and publishing;
  • Publishing a biannual scientific journal for the deployment of the latest developments in the areas of business management and business sciences;
  • Providing advice and expertise for the establishment of faculties or the quality improvement of previously established faculties;
  • Encouraging and facilitating interaction and cooperation among member institutions;
  • Holding periodic seminars and scientific conferences to discuss the most important developments, and to promote the exchange of expertise, training and research;
  • Establishing a network of knowledge sharing and work to forge closer links with other international governmental and non-governmental organizations.


The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport

The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport AASTMT Vision "To be a world class university in Maritime Transport and Higher Education in compliance with the international standards of Education, Scientific Research, Innovation and Training while fulfilling its Social Responsibilities in order to maintain its position as the distinguished Arab Expertise House and to be the first choice of the students in the region". AASTMT Mission "Contributing to the social and economic development of the Arab region by offering distinguished Change Agents who have been qualified through comprehensive educational programs, high caliber faculty, and centers of excellence in research, training and consultancies while strictly committed to the highest levels of Quality".


Union of Arab Banks (UAB) The Union was established on March 13, 1974, in accordance with the decision of its first General Assembly meeting that was convened in Beirut under the umbrella of the Arab Administrative Development Organization. The meeting reached a conclusion to establish an Arab Federation working within the framework of the unions emanated from the League of Arab States. The Union enjoys full financial, administrative and organizational autonomy. It is considered the true representative of the Arab banking and financial community, and the major supporter to Arab banks and financial institutions as well as the Arab mutual banking institutions.