Omar Al-Mukhtar University

Omar Al-Mukhtar University (OMU) is a public institution located in Bayda, precisely in Jabal al Akhdar, Libya. It is the third-largest university in Libya after the University of Tripoli and the University of Benghazi. It started its academic processions with the faculty of agriculture in 1975. This faculty was the first building block and the cornerstone of this university that could race time incredibly and flourish its scientific pillars. OMU has campuses in the cities of Quba, Derna, Shahhat and Susah. The OMU officially offers courses and programs leading to recognize higher education degrees in several fields of study. The university currently employs about 1800 full-time Libyan teaching staff members and also employs 50 (2.77%) of them are foreign staff from Arabic and non-Arabic countries. The total number of undergraduate students enrolled at the university for the academic year 2019/2020 is roughly 10103 and enrolled 6.17% (588) are international students. Students were distributed into 172 departments out of 31 faculties across various locations, which are covering the fields of arts, agriculture, veterinary, sciences, engineering, economics, education, languages, law, tourism and archaeology, natural resources and environmental science, medicine, nursing, medical technology, pharmacy and dental surgery. In addition, there are more than 1005 postgraduate students who registered at different fields of studies.
The University also has research consultations centers, these centers are research and archaeological studies center, languages center, information and documentation center and computer service center. The OMU Library has played its role in supporting the University’s teaching, learning, and research activities. The library actively provides a vast collection of reference materials for learning as well as additional reading materials for students and lecturers. The university has established a number of peer-reviewed journals that covered a wide range of disciplines such as Al-Mukhtar journal of economic science, al-Mukhtar journal of social science, Libyan journal of basic sciences, Al-Mukhtar journal of sciences, Al- Mukhtar journal of engineering research, and Al-Mukhtar journal of veterinary sciences. The University Journals scholarly aim to provide high quality of academic research, reviewed, open-access infrastructure for articles. The University also has successfully organized a number of scientific conferences ,seminars and workshops.

The Contact Details:
Dr. Mansour Salem A Attia
Head of international cooperation office
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