International University for Science and Technology

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International University for Science and Technology (IUST)
الْجَامِعَةُ الدَّوْلِيَّةُ الْخَاصَّةُ لِلْعُلُومِ وَالتِّكْنُولُوجِيَا
MottoA lifelong commitment to knowledge.
PresidentProf. Dr. Faisal Al-Abbas
Administrative staff
Ghabaghib, Daraa 37km from Damascus

International University for Science and Technology (IUST) (IUST; Arabic: الْجَامِعَةُ الدَّوْلِيَّةُ الْخَاصَّةُ لِلْعُلُومِ وَالتِّكْنُولُوجِيَا‎, romanizedal-Jāmiʿat ad-Dawlīyat al-Khāṣṣat li l-ʿUlūm wa t-Tiknūlūjiyā) is a private university established in 2005, located in the city of Ghabagheb in Daraa Governorate, Syria. The university has six faculties: dentistry, pharmacy, engineering and technology, information technology, business administration and finance, arts and sciences.

After the beginning of the Syrian civil war in 2011, the university headquarters moved temporarily in 2013 to Damascus city in Kiwan opposite Tishreen Park near Umayyad Square, and the university continued in Kiwan until 2019 when it returned to its original headquarters in Ghabagheb, Daraa.


IUST includes six faculties:

  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Business and Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Arts and Sciences


IUST comprises the following six colleges that meet the needs and demands of the local Syrian community and the Arab and regional communities as well:

  • College of Business and Finance
  • College of Information Technology
  • College of Engineering and Technology
  • College of Dentistry
  • College of Pharmacy
  • College of Arts and Sciences

Co-operation agreements[edit]

The University has signed several cooperation agreements with Arab and international universities, such as:

  • University of Utah
  • Brno University of Technology
  • Montana State University
  • University of Philadelphia - Jordan
  • O. P. Jindal Global University - India
  • University of Petra - Jordan
  • Damascus university.
  • Al Hawash University

University order[edit]

In January 2017, the university ranked 487 at the Arab Level and 15,735 at the World one, according to Webometrics for ranking universities.

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