Nalut University was established by the National Accord Government legislation No: 606/2017 on 11th/07/2017 and the Ministry of Education legislation No: 2055/2017 for the naming of its faculties. This university emerged from the University of Al-Jabal Al-Gharbi, which was founded in 1991. The headquarters of the university is located in the city of Nalut in Jabal Nafusa, 275 km , southwest of the Libyan capital, Tripoli. It is a financially independent public university, with 8 faculties, most of which
were established many years ago. Four faculties are located in the city of Nalut, while the rest of others are spread out in the region extending from the city of Jadu to the city of Ghadames. Those faculties offer ‘ 30’ courses leading to “Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Science” (BSC) in various disciplines. Nalut University has got Participant Identification Code (PIC) (893535871).
The university vision;
The university works hard towards having a leading role in the scientific and academic research to fulfill the society job market needs and developmental approach to public services in the surrounding community.
The university mission:
Provide scientific programs that complies to international quality assurance specifications and standards, aiming to prepare qualified graduates in various disciplines, able to compete in the local and international labor markets, in addition to scientific activity and keeping pace with development in the field of knowledge industry.
The university aimes and objectives:
1- Build highly qualified graduates in different scientific areas to fulfil the local or even national job market needs and to maintain higher standards of educational outcome.
2- To work towards building mutual and bilateral relationship with national or international parties/ institutions.
3- Implement quality assurance programs to maintain higher educational and management standards.
4- Support research programs and encourage translation services, authorship in different sciences and areas.
5- Work hard to localize scientific knowledge to serve the local community through consultation programs to support scientific, technical and socio-economic social activities.
Nalut University human resources
Nalut University has 300 teaching staff, 290 employees and 1590 students.
Faculties of Nalut University
The geographical distribution and the foundation year of the faculties are as follows:-
1- The Faculty of law and Sharia (Nalut) was founded in the city of Nalut in 1991, and was affiliated to Al-Jabal Al-Gharbi University, its affiliation has become to Nalut University in 2017.
2- The Faculty of Engineering (Jadu) was founded in the city of Jadu in 1991, and was affiliated to Al-Jabal Al-Gharbi University, its affiliation has become to Nalut University in 2017.
3- The Faculty of Education (Nalut) was founded in the city of Nalut in 2005, and was affiliated to Al-Jabal Al-Gharbi University, its affiliation has become to Nalut University in 2017.
4- The Faculty of Medical Technology (Nalut) was founded in the city of Nalut in 2001, and was affiliated to Al-Jabal Al-Gharbi University, its affiliation has become to Nalut University in 2017.
5- The Faculty of Education (Jadu) was founded in the city of Jadu in 2017.
6- The Faculty of Education (Kabaw) was founded in the city of Kabaw in 2017.
7- The Faculty of Arts and Science (Ghadamis) was founded in the city of Ghadamis in 2019.
8- The Faculty of Economics and Political Science (Nalut) was founded in the city of Nalut in 2021.
The Scientific Research Centers of Nalut University
1- Research and Consultation Center
2- Languages Center.
University scientific Journal
Nalut University established a scientific Journal under the name of “Sharwes” in 2020.
Cooperation Agreemnts and memberships:-
The University has signed MOUs with some national and international academic scientific institutions as the following:-
1- Libyan Authority for Scientific Research.
2- The Libyan Academy of Higher studies.
3- Sebha University
4- The University of Sabratha
5- The University of Zawia
6- Azzaytuna University
7- Al-refaq University (private sector).
8- University of Ghardaia (Algeria).
9- Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College (Ludhiana- India).
The University has obtained membership in the following organizations:-
1- The Mediterranean Universities Union (UNIMED).
2- International Union of Universities (IUU).
3- Arrangement are proceeding to be member of the Federation of Arab Universities
- President of Nalut University : Dr. Mohamed Massoud Gnan
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- Director of International Cooperation Office: Mr. Tarik Mohamed Yerro
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University’s Website: www. nu.edu.ly