10.6.2. Measure/track applications & admissions of underrepresented groups

  1. Lebanese University promotes empower and the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or another status. In this sense, the university develops different activities to improve in this aspect.

The core values of the Lebanese University, as a public free access institution, include equality of all, regardless of ethnicity, religion, disability or gender. According to the above, the Lebanese University have built some campuses and implemented many branches of its faculty on all the Lebanese territory, in order to reduce inequalities and to give equal chances to all students resident in Lebanon to access to the higher education. So even the students with modest financial capabilities could pursue their higher studies. Moreover, the Lebanese University put a plan to build more campuses in new areas in order to give more chance to all students willing to continue their studies, knowing that the number of enrolled students at the Lebanese University is increasing gradually, and knowing that the Syrian refugee crisis that affected Lebanon, requires more premises and more campuses covering the higher educational needs.

The Lebanese University established an agreement on 22 August 2018 with the United Nations Educational, scientific and cultural organization (UNESCO) and the Hariri Foundation for sustainable human development (HFSHD), aiming to enhance research-policy linkage as being an effective approach to promote participatory decision-making and to boost governance in addressing multiple issues of complexity of social transformations in Lebanon.

  1. The agenda of the Center for Professions, Innovation and Entrepreneurship of the Lebanese University

a plan to empower women academically and challenge inequality build positive relationships in the social and work environment ... all these degrees will be part of the plan developed by the Center for Professions, Innovation and Entrepreneurship of the Lebanese University (Center MINE) to help strengthen the academic and professional role of women, complementing the ERASMUS PLUS program. And the project (FREE PROJECT) signed with the Lebanese University´.

Clarification of Administrative Memorandum No. 6: Creation of a special email for student complaints at the Lebanese University

Empowerment, equality and sustainability of the female academic role model in the universities of the Mediterranean region: towards the 2030 Agenda. To implement this plan in its programs and activities, the center will start from some of the criteria included in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development established by the United Nations, including the following points:

  • Develop a communication language capable of building positive and supportive relationships in the workplace between men and women.

  • Identify and address the key issue of gender equality, and show confidence in the challenge of inequality and support colleagues.

  • Working on a large - scale partnerships to provide leadership and support in order to change the rules and policies of harmful practices and gender equality and improve sexual n

  • achieve full and productive employment and guarantee decent work for all women, men and youth with special needs

  • support entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and encourage business formalization and growth of small and medium-sized enterprises.

Lebanese University promotes Gender equality for the sake of enhancing Students' performance.

  1. In this sense, the policy at Lebanese University is non-discriminatory in all aspects, the core values of the as a public free access institution, include equality of all, regardless of ethnicity, religion, disability or gender.