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Admission Requirements

In order to benefit from this program in concordance with expectations, the admission requirements of the Institute are as following:

  1. Holding the Lebanese General Secondary Certificate or its equivalent.
  2. Be at least 22 years of age.
  3. ARAB 102 level in the University Arabic placement tests.
  4. ENGL 101 level in the University English placement tests.

The Institute’s Admission Committee examines the applications based upon the applicant’s file that must contain the following documents:

  1. Extract of the Registers or copy of the Identity Card
  2. The Lebanese General Secondary Certificate or its equivalent
  3. Copies of university degrees if available
  4. Four passport photos
  5. A letter of recommendation from the bishop of the parish to which the applicant belongs
  6. Application form
  7. A letter stating the reasons for applying for study at the Institute
  8. Judicial police record

After examining and interviewing each applicant, the committee reports its recommendation to the Institute Council.
Applicants who pass the admission assessment, join the program of the Preparatory Year, at the end of which they may be admitted as undergraduate students, depending on their results and performance.

Contact us
Saint John of Damascus Institute of Theology
The University of Balamand

Address: Monastery of Balamand, PO Box 100, Tripoli, Lebanon
Tel: 00961 (0) 6 930 305 - Fax: 00961 (0) 6 930 304
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