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The Libya Institute for Advanced Studies (LIAS) has built academic partnerships with elite institutions across the globe. With several Memoranda of Understanding and a range of other official partnerships with overseas governments and ministries, LIAS has established itself as a peer of the world’s leading universities.

Our academic partnerships provide wider access to our programs and represent mutually beneficial long-term teaching and research collaborations that demonstrate LIAS’ commitment to playing an active role in the international academic community. LIAS continues to develop strong and effective partnerships that provide researchers, staff, and students with opportunities for international collaboration and exposure.

Our Current Partners

The United States Institute of Peace is an American non-partisan, independent, federal institution that provides analysis of and is involved in conflicts around the world.

George Mason University is a public, comprehensive, research university established by the Commonwealth of Virginia in the National Capital Region.

Middle East University, established in 2005, is a distinguished Jordanian university offering a variety of highly demanded Master’s and Bachelor’s degree-granting programmes.

ISSI Malaysia is a research, education and advocacy organisation composed of intellectuals and professionals who are committed to engaging in the Islamic modern and postmodern challenges.

RIEAS is aimed to provide a better understanding of international affairs by creating a framework for creative thinking, honest discussions & nonpartisan dissemination of multidisciplinary reflections and innovative ideas.

The Institute for African Studies (IAS) of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) is Russia’s leading academic research centre for African Studies and is considered to be among the most distinguished world institutions in this field.

The Rory Peck Trust provides practical and financial support to freelance journalists and their families worldwide, assisting in times of crisis and helping them to work more safely and professionally.

Finn Church Aid is the largest Finnish NGO in international aid. They operate in 13 countries, where the needs are most dire and work with the poorest people, regardless of their religious beliefs, ethnic background or political convictions.

IOM, established its operations in Libya in 2006 and is active and present with its more than 150 staff in the east, west and south of the country.

Located at the intersection of business, government, and international relations, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business develops principled leaders committed to serving both business and society.

The National University of Singapore aspires to be a vital community of academics, researchers, staff, students and alumni working together in a spirit of innovation and enterprise for a better world.

LIAS was founded in 2012 in response to the need for quality, private education options in post-Revolution Libya.

Our vision is to build a stable, democratic, and prosperous Libya

Our downtown campuses offer state-of-the-art centers for teaching in the center of Tripoli