International University for Science and Technology
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الْجَامِعَةُ الدَّوْلِيَّةُ الْخَاصَّةُ لِلْعُلُومِ وَالتِّكْنُولُوجِيَا
|Motto||A lifelong commitment to knowledge.|
|President||Prof. Dr. Faisal Al-Abbas|
International University for Science and Technology (IUST) (IUST; Arabic: الْجَامِعَةُ الدَّوْلِيَّةُ الْخَاصَّةُ لِلْعُلُومِ وَالتِّكْنُولُوجِيَا, romanized: al-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:
- 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
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
In January 2017, the university ranked 487 at the Arab Level and 15,735 at the World one, according to Webometrics for ranking universities.