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Mission & Vision


Consistent with the missions of NDU and its Faculty of Natural & Applied Sciences, the Department of Physics & Astronomy (DPA) aims at giving physics majors a well-rounded education that will prepare them for graduate studies and a career in research, industry, or education. The DPA is particularly committed to developing astronomy in Lebanon and the Arab region through quality teaching and innovative programs in research and public outreach.

Program of Study

The Department of Physics & Astronomy offers the following degree programs:

  • BS in Physics (95 credits);
  • MS in Astrophysics (36 credits) (joint degree with USJ).


The Department offers the following minor for the first time:

  • Minor in Physics (16 credits).


The Department of Physics & Astronomy also offers a variety of undergraduate service courses in astronomy and physics. These courses are meant to serve academic programs offered by other Faculties of the University.

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