University of Sirte

The university was founded as a branch of the  University of Garyounis (now know n as the  University of Benghazi ) in the year 1989. In 1992, it became an autonomous institution and was then known as Al Tahadi University which was later re named as Sirte University (SU) in 2010. Since it gained its autonomous status, the university has been continuously expanding and has become one of well recognized higher education institutions in Libya. Starting off with a f ew schools
and academic departments, the university has at present 10 different schools with more than 10000 students. The university currently employs about 600 full time teaching staff members and 53 are contractual foreign staff from Arab and non Arab countries. The university also employs about 1750 non academic staff in different departments and offices across the university. The university is also trying to enhance self learning and research culture among its students by building a new and a compreh ensive library with more than 100000 resource materials. The university has also established a Languages Centre in a hope of improving the standards of English Language among its students and to provide pre sessional English courses for students who have awa rded scholarships to do their masters and PhD degrees abroad.

The Contact Details are: 
International Cooperation Office -ICO | The ICO director: Dr. Eltayeb Elgobibi  | website:
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