About RHU

  • The Founder

    Rafik Hariri was a philanthropist, a self-made man who built his businesses single-handedly on the basis of his reputation as an honest, credible and trustworthy partner in all his endeavors. He believed that trust is the most important asset that guides people, personal and business relations alike. He was also renowned for his efficiency and dedication to his work and to every cause he championed as his quick rise in Saudi Arabia shows.

RHU at a Glance

Rafik Hariri University (RHU) was established by its founder in September 1999 to promote his vision of providing affordable excellence in education to all, regardless of faith or political affiliation. Since then, this university has evolved into an institution of firsts and a hub for innovators. Celebrating its twentieth year as a top educational institution in September 2019, we are proud of the significant impact RHU has made on the Lebanese society and beyond.

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  • Mission, Vision and Values

    RHU shall: institute a culture of quality by committing to due process, academic excellence and hard-work; set up learning conditions conducive to farming dreams, stimulating imagination and cultivating passion to forever learn; instill the values of responsible behavior, ...

  • Rafik Hariri University Campus

    RHU is located in Mechref, Damour, 20 kilometers south of Beirut. The 54,000-m2 campus has nine main buildings. Seven buildings are used for educational purposes, one for the administration, and one for faculty and student residences.

  • Facts and Figures items

    • 54,000 m2

      Area Dimensions
    • 25%

      Scholarships & Financial Aid recipients
    • 28+

    • 18

      Learning Facilities