Does your university as a body undertake actions to promote the % of more sustainable commuting?

Beirut Arab University is committed to provide a public transportation system that is safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable. This is part of the university's efforts towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Parking Areas

To maintain safety and convenience of our students, we have dedicated parking lots across our campuses. Parking areas are equipped with surveillance cameras. They are monitored by specialized parking lot staff.

Beirut Campus

Beirut Campus has a public parking lot for students, staff, and visitors. Students can either pay daily or monthly fees for parking services. The parking lot has two entrances:

  • The main entrance facing Hariri Building opens from 6:00 AM till 12:00 AM.

  • The secondary entrance facing Camille Chamoun road opens from 7:00 AM till 5:00 PM.

Overnight parking is allowed.

Debbieh Campus

Debbieh Campus has dedicated four parking areas for its students, staff, and visitors inside campus. Students can either pay daily or monthly fees for parking services. Parking areas are near faculty buildings and dorms. The parking in Debbieh opens from 6:00 AM till 12:00 AM.

Overnight parking is allowed.

Tripoli Campus

Tripoli Campus has no designated parking lot area for students. However, the vast area around the campus allows students to find a multitude of parking spots around the campus.

Transportation Services

We like to make sure that our students arrive to BAU Debbieh Campus using public transportation without having to worry about traffic congestion, city driving, and parking issues.

Public transportation is an important part of the community and has the following advantages:

  • Increasing fuel efficiency and road mobility

  • Reducing air pollution and traffic congestions

  • Saving money

  • Riding safely and equitably

Bus Features

  • GPS Tracker: Where you can easily track your bus's location

  • Luggage Compartment: For all your university essentials, bags and luggage

  • Live Camera System: Onboard security cameras to monitor bus activity

  • Air Conditioning

  • Wifi: Access BAU website, iConnect and WhatsApp

  • Card scanning system: The choice to use semester ID, prepaid card, or cash payment

Fees and Information

Type of Service:

Semester transportation payment 400,000 L.L./semester

Daily transportation payment 2,000 L.L. to 5,000 L.L. /ride

  • Dorms outside campus: 2,000 L.L.

  • Khalde/Naame: 4,000 L.L.

  • Beirut/Saida: 5,000 L.L.

Prepaid Card-Rechargeable

  • The card can be refilled in the transportation office at Debbieh campus

  • Students can charge from 5,000 to 100,000 L.L.

  • Card Benefits:

49,000 L.L. and below gets 5% extra credit

50,000 L.L. and above gets 10% extra credit

Complaints (Beirut & Debbieh)

We hope that you do not face any problems or difficulties with our parking and transportation services. However, if you have any complaints or concerns, do not hesitate to contact the following persons:

“The Achievers”

Dear Graduates and Parents,

Beirut Arab University announces that due to the Covid- 19 Pandemic, its commencement ceremony for this year will be held according to the Safety Measures to avoid the Spread of this pandemic. This Year the Class of 2021 is named “The Achievers” due to the achievement of our brave students in challenging the learning difficulties that encompassed this year.

However, kindly find below all the relevant information for both Graduates and Parents.

For Graduates,

Get acknowledged about all your inquires for your Graduation Commencement :

  • Locations for the transportation.

  • Pick Up Dates and Times.

  • Payment Fees and Settlement.

  • Caps and Gowns.

  • Dress Codes.

  • Dates for Collecting the Certificates.

For Parents and Guests:

The Commencement Ceremony will be broadcasted live through our Official Website and Social Media Platforms.

As countries around the globe are seeking environment-friendly means of transportation, the Faculty of Engineering at Beirut Arab University- Tripoli Campus organized a lecture entitled " Infrastructure and Design Adaptation for Electric Vehicles in North Lebanon ", highlighting the infrastructure requirements for electricity supplies and shipping stations in North Lebanon in preparation for the use of this type of transport in the region.

The lecture was attended by HE Mr. Najib Mikati represented by Engineer Bassem Khayat, HE Major General Ashraf Rifi represented by Mr. Kamal Ziadeh, President of the Order of Engineers and Architects in Tripoli Engineer Bassam Ziadeh, President of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Tripoli and North Lebanon represented by Mr. Fawaz Hamdi, Deans of the Faculties of Engineering at Madina University and the Lebanese Universities, Vice President for Tripoli Branch Professor Khaled Baghdady and a crowd of interested audience.

In his welcome speech, Professor Baghdady stressed the importance of the role of universities in keeping abreast of the rapid developments in all fields as well as providing scientific proposals and solutions to catch up with global development.

Engineer Ziadeh discussed the reasons behind the global tendency to use electric cars. He referred to the first steps taken by Lebanon to catch up with this development and presented the problems and challenges related to the provision of electricity infrastructure, maintaining that the field of electric cars will provide a new job market for engineers in various fields.

Dr. Shadi Nahra, Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at BAU explained the most prominent international laws that guarantee the transition to using electric cars by 2025 when their prices are expected to be equal to fuel-powered vehicles. He also explained how electric cars work and the possibility of manufacturing them in Lebanon, addressing the potential technical challenges that might arise. 

Director General of the Lubricants Products and Supply Unit and Director of the Project of the Deployment of the Rapid Electric Vehicles Charging Stations at MEDCO Company Mr. Nicolas Abu Halka gave an overview of the company's establishment of several rapid charging stations in some areas of Beirut and pointed to the tendency to deploy more sites soon to cover the main roads in Lebanon.

General Director-President of the Board of the Lebanese Centre for Energy Conservation Engineer Pierre El Khoury stressed the importance of transforming the transport sector in Lebanon into emission-reducing vehicles such as hybrid and electric vehicles. He also stressed the need to secure electricity for sustainable transport through renewable energy. 

At the end of the lecture, Mr. George Awad, IMPEX's Senior Sales Advisor, gave a demo on campus on how to drive a car, explaining the characteristics of modern vehicles which can travel the distance of 400 kilometers on a single charge with the possibility of charging from any electrical outlet with a capacity of 6 amp only.