The advancement of higher education in Libya and the upgrading of an international degree is the main objective of the Ministry, with the support of the ministry and the structure of the Libyan universities. The ministry is focusing on scientific missions and research for major universities to upgrade the efficiency of distinctive students to complete their studies.




Libyan Universities

Education and training will be at the core of Libya’s development which will entail focusing on the many Libyan universities and educational institutions. Did you know that women currently outnumber men at the country’s universities?

Misurata University

Libyan_universitiesMisrata University is a university based in the city of Misrata, Libya and was formed in 2010. The language of instruction at the University of Misratah is Arabic and English. Degrees awarded by the University of Misrata are: 1. Bachelor’s degree in human and Islamic sciences and law 2. Bachelor’s degree in basic science.

View the Misrata University website

Libyan International Medical University

Libyan_universitiesThe Libyan International Medical University is a private university established in Benghazi, Libya, with the purpose of teaching medicine. It is the first private medical university in Libya. The mission of the University is to graduate specialists who are highly qualified in different areas of health. These specialists will have the ability to deal with the health needs of the community. They will also adopt strategies for lifelong learning and interaction with health problems at the national, regional and international levels.


View the Libyan International Medical University website

Al Asmarya University for Islamic Sciences

Libyan_universitiesAl-Jāmi’a Al-Asmariya is a public university specializing in Islamic sciences such as Islamic theology and Islamic jurisprudence. Al Asmarya University for Islamic Sciences is one of  higher education institutions in the libya. It is situated in Zliten on the Libyan coast.


View the Al Asmarya University for Islamic Sciences website

The “Faculty of Engineering-Gharian

Libyan_universitiesThe “Faculty of Engineering-Gharian” (University of Al-Jabal Al Gharbi-Zawia ) was first established in 1991 at Jado. The aim was to provide relevant & reliable education in Engineering. Today the university’s faculties include Civil Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Architecture Engineering and Petroleum & Geology Engineering.


View the “Faculty of Engineering-Gharian website

University of Tripoli

Libyan_universitiesUniversity of Tripoli (UT) is the largest university in Libya and is located in the capital Tripoli. The university was founded in 1957 as a branch of University of Libya before it was divided in 1973 to become what is now known as University of Tripoli. The university provides undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels of study and awards the following degrees:

  • Intermediate Certificate (Diploma)
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Licentiate’s degree
  • Master’s degree.
  • Doctorate degree (PhD)


View the University of Tripoli website

Al Zawiya University

Libyan_universitiesThe University of Azzawia (previously known as Seventh of April University) is located in the city of Zawiya,Libya. The university was established as an independent university in 1988 and the campus is six kilometres south of the city centre.

View the Al Zawiya University website

Petroleum Training and Qualifying Institute

Libyan_universitiesThe Petroleum Training and Qualifying Institute was first established in 1970 under the name of Petroleum Affairs Institute and is a non-profitable educational institution. The institute has taken the responsibility of providing the industry with quality technicians in different key areas. To live up to such a commitment, students are admitted according to very strict criteria.


View the Petroleum Training and Qualifying Institute website