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In 2014, the founders of M1 Group in Lebanon were eager to venture into higher education to provide a distinguished educational service and a unique learning experience to university students in Lebanon.
They aimed at establishing a leading university in Lebanon starting from the northern city of Tripoli with a plan to expand at a later stage to different areas in Lebanon and the Arab World.
The University seeks to be open and accessible to all segments of the Lebanese and Arab population and to contribute to the development of the youth in the Arab region.
The University attracts a select body of students and helps them acquire an applied, cutting edge, body of knowledge in their respective disciplines with special emphasis on ethical behavior and social responsibility.

About the University

Azm University is a private, independent, non-denominational institution of higher learning founded in 2015. The University is licensed under Lebanese Law to grant the various Bachelor Programs within its Faculties. The University is governed by a private and autonomous Board of Trustees.
Within five years, Azm University has fostered an accepting environment facilitating the exchange of free speech on campus that balances the expression rights, freedom of thought and critical thinking which helps students earn a purposeful leadership, and a civic mindset. The university is open to people from all political, religious and national backgrounds.

The University has three faculties: Business Administration, Architecture, and Arts and Sciences.

Currently, the University offers programs leading to Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration, Architecture, Journalism and Media Communications. It also plans to launch degree in Education, Criminology, and Chemistry. The official language of instruction is English.

Location and environment

The campus in Tripoli is characterized by an environment conducive to an educational setting. Tripoli is the largest city in northern Lebanon and the second largest city in Lebanon, situated at around 85 Kilometers from the capital city of Beirut. Tripoli overlooks the Mediterranean Sea, houses one of the largest fortresses in Lebanon- the Citadel of Raymond de Saint-Gilles- and has a profound historical heritage dating back to the Phoenician era, and enjoys significant vestiges of Assyrian, Persian, Roman, Byzantine, Caliphate, Seljuk, Crusader, Mamluk, Ottoman and French Mandate influences.

The climate in Lebanon is moderate and sunny for almost eight months a year like most of the countries located in the Mediterranean basin. Lebanon also witnesses rain and cold weather during the winter season between November and March. The average annual rainfall is 86 cm (34 inches) and the temperature may drop below 7°C (50°F).

Statement of Accreditation

Degrees awarded by the University are officially registered with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Lebanon.
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