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Mechanical Engineering from Lebanese American University (LAU) aims to improve the overall quality of teaching, research, writing and educational service. The aim of the program is thus to advance an academic understanding of contemporary Mechanical Engineering and address its complexities.


Mechanical Engineering from Lebanese American University (LAU) responds to a need at the national level for specialized programs and are intended to offer graduate students the opportunity to widen the horizons of their theoretical and practical knowledge, engage in basic and applied research, and prepare themselves for further studies or professional practice.

Students at Mechanical Engineering from Lebanese American University (LAU) will:

  • Apply their mechanical engineering knowledge to solve complex problems and evaluate current and emerging technologies in a chosen focus area of Mechanical Engineering.
  • Demonstrate breadth of knowledge of Mechanical Engineering.
  • Assess the impact of their work on society, encompassing environmental, ethical, and global aspects and constraints.
  • Demonstrate the ability to independently complete and document a technical project.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainable Energy 
  • Sustainable Architecture 
  • Advanced Fluid Mechanics 
  • Boundary Layer Theory
  • Gas Turbines 
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics 
  • Turbo Machinery 
  • Turbulence Modeling
  • Composite Materials 
  • Finite Element Methods 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • One recent passport-size photo.
  • English Proficiency
  • A photocopy of your identity card or passport 
  • A clear photocopy of your Family Civil Status record (For Lebanese and Arab nationals)
  • Certified copies of educational or professional certificates or diplomas.
  • Official updated university transcripts from all universities you attended.
  • Equivalency of your bachelor’s degree from the Lebanese Ministry of Higher Education  
  • Recommendations from two professors who are familiar with your academic performance. 
  • The W-9S form if you are a U.S. citizen or a U.S. Green Card holder, with proof of your social security number.  

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Beirut

750 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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