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American University of Beirut

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Address: Riad El-Solh, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon
Phone Number: +961 1 340 460
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Who needs Oxbridge when you've got AUB?

Founded in 1866 by US Presbyterians, this excellent university has been lovingly designed to reflect the values of the best universities in Europe and the US. The grounds have... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Rachel_Hornbeam
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Scotland
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Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Founded in 1866 by US Presbyterians, this excellent university has been lovingly designed to reflect the values of the best universities in Europe and the US. The grounds have been so well laid out, slap next to the Mediterranean, that just walking beneath the trees is a rest cure.

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maybe it's the top place if you want to just walk in a park that is organized perfectly. you can also hang out with the college students which are the coolest in town.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As an Alumnus , I always make sue that I visit th campus and to walk to the lower campus , visit the main buildings that bring up memories , like the college hall , nicely hall , west hall and of course the OSB building I aso enjoy relaxing on one of the benches behind the library and facing... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I never had a chance to study in AUB but I passed by many times, and once I got time and I went through it. The Area, buildings, environment and generally the atmosphere was just amazing.

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a greta university with a beautiful campus filled with old trees overlooking the Mediterranean. A place where a lot of people in the Middle East went to for college and made a lot of memories. When they visit they are very nostalgic

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This university promotes history, diversity, and above all acceptance. The architecture is extraordinary. It distinguishes Lebanon from all universities in the Middle East by its history and the well known graduates.

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The AUB campus is the green lung of Beirut. A gorgeous position overlooking the sea, if all campuses were this beautiful, everyone would go to college. I used to wander around the green belt here, sit under a tree - maybe even looking out over the sea - and eat my lunch. Before long you'll be waylaid by one of... More 

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Caxias Do Sul, RS
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

It's always great to walk around it. Outside, there are pictures sharing a bit of Beirut's history. Inside, many places to see, including an Archaeology museum and a contemporary art space. Also nice to hang out, relax and meet people.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The students and faculty at this old gorgeous university are welcoming to visitors. There are many activities available to the casual visitor, e.g. lecture series advertised throughout campus and an excellent archaeology museum. The student population and faculty are quite diverse, serving in particular the Middle East.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Best campus ever. Best education in the region. Graduates are on high demand on the job market in all majors

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