Al-Baath University

Al-Baath University
جامعة البعث

Al-Baath University Emblem
Type Public
Established September 14, 1979
President Ahmad Mofid Hasan Sobeh [1]
Administrative staff
Students 120000
Location Homs, Syria

Al-Baath University (Arabic: جامعة البعث), founded in 1979,[2] is a public university located in the city of Homs, Syria, 180 km north of Damascus. It is Syria's fourth largest university.[3]

The university was established in 1979; it was established by Presidential Decree No. 44 issued by Hafez al-Assad.

Al-Baath University has 22 faculties, 5 intermediate institutes, 40,000 regular students,[3] 20,000 students in open learning, 1310 high studies students and 622 faculty members. The library contains some 63,000 volumes (as of 2011).[4]


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  2. Collelo, Thomas (editor) (1987) Syria: A Country Study Federal Research Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. page 123
  3. 1 2 Lesch, David W. (2005) The new lion of Damascus: Bashar al-Asad and modern Syria Yale University Press, New Haven Connecticut, page 267, ISBN 0-300-10991-1
  4. World Guide to Libraries (25th ed.), De Gruyter Saur, 2011

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Coordinates: 34°42′46″N 36°42′31″E / 34.71278°N 36.70861°E / 34.71278; 36.70861

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