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American University of Beirut

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The American University of Beirut (AUB; Arabic: الجامعة الأميركية في بيروت) is the first American university to be built in Beirut, Lebanon. Its old name was the Syrian Protestant College, and it was built in the year 1866.[1] The name was changed to American University of Beirut on November 18, 1920.[2]

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  1. "Protests in Lebanon over AUB's cutting 850 jobs amid coronavirus, economic crisis". Al Arabiya English. 20 July 2020. Retrieved 17 April 2021.
  2. "History of AUB". www.aub.edu.lb. Retrieved 16 October 2023.