At Université Saint Joseph de Beyrouth (USJ) private ownership. In this case, the university is a non-profit institution of higher education in Lebanon. The University of St. Joseph began academic activities in 1875. The central campus of the university with urban type of architecture is located in the vicinity of the Lebanese capital - in the city of Beirut.
Currently USJ is the second line in the national ranking, which is more proof of the popularity and prestige of this educational institution. According to estimates of the global university it is usually located in the top 5 per cent of the international list of the best universities.
The University of St. Joseph is positioned as a medium-sized educational institution. The learning process at the Université Saint Joseph de Beyrouth is simultaneously 12,000 students. Together with local youth, foreigners study here (the percentage of visitors from abroad varies around 5 percent of all students of the university). In the teaching staff there are 1900 teachers.