Ranking  1658      1
Country Syria
City Damascus
Bachelor (foreigners)5,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)5,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)2,500 USD/year.
Cost of living $242-481 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 70%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1923
Abbreviation DU
Teachers 2,499
Students 45,000
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Exchange programs Available
Sport facilities Available
Library Available
Motto
O my Lord! Advance me in Knowledge
Accreditation
• Ministry of Higher Education, Syria
Affiliations
• Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
Rankings
World ranking1658
Country ranking1
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking1658
Cost of living in Damascus
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 59 116
Food 84 156
Transportation 18 49
Communications and utilities 53 50
Clothing 17 65
Sports and leisure 11 45
Total242481
Accommodation in Damascus USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre60
Shared room in city centre117
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre107
1 bedroom apartment in city centre181
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة دمشق
French Université de damas
hy Դամասկոսի համալսարան
old Damascus University
Location on map
University of Damascus (DU) - public higher education institution in Syria. DU was founded in 1923. University of Damascus is a jewel of Damascus, where the university constructed its campus.

University ranking. University of Damascus takes the first place in the national rankings of Syria. The university has its well deserved place among the top 5% of the world’s best universities.

Application process and the cost of tuition. It is important to mention that the applicants are evaluated based on the previous academic performance. More than a half (70%) of the applicants manage to secure their spot at DU, however, the percentage may change depending on the faculty and the popularity of the course. The academic schedule is divided into semesters. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 5,000 USD. Doing your master’s studies at DU is not cheap - a year of studies will cost you 5,000 USD. More information could be found on the official website of the university http://www.damascusuniversity.edu.sy.

The composition of the university. University of Damascus is a big educational institution, attended by more than 45 thousand students. The teaching staff consists of more than 2500 specialists. The university has international partners which allows its students to participate in exchange programs. The university has social media profiles Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, where you can learn more about it.

Infrastructure of DU. The university has a functioning library. In addition University of Damascus has its own sports infrastructure. University of Damascus ia a member of «Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)».
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