Mission and Vision


The American University of Beirut – Mediterraneo aspires to be a hub of knowledge exchange and creation that leads social, environmental, and technological advancement through state-of-the-art and pioneering educational offerings, cutting-edge research and knowledge creation, and impactful community service.


The American University of Beirut – Mediterraneo is a twin campus of the American University of Beirut, and as such, it brings over 150 years of experience in higher education and research to Europe.

With its liberal arts model of higher education and experiential learning opportunities, its support for cutting-edge research, and community service orientation, it aims to prepare critical thinkers, global leaders, innovators, and responsible global citizens.

The university nurtures undergraduate and graduate learning by providing an innovative, supportive, and inclusive learning environment that encourages freedom of thought, fosters tolerance, and respects diversity. AUB Mediterraneo constitutes a unique hub for distinguished collaborative research, forward looking intercultural communication and exchange, as well as a site for intellectual, professional, social, and personal growth.​​​