Organized by Saint Joseph University of Beirut, 11 Universities sign a letter for solidarity and justice.


We, the presidents of the undersigned 11 universities, have witnessed the devastation to our beloved capital city of Beirut with great pain and growing concern. We have seen the hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries, including many among our own communities. Our universities have sustained and absorbed serious damages ta many of our campuses and hospitals and the homes of our people. Yet, we have also seen this destruction countered by the magnificent, inspirational examples of our physicians, nurses, and staff members in the hospitals, as well as our students, faculty members, alumni, and staff who are mobilizing to help the wounded, pickup debris in the streets, offer shelter to those who have lost their homes, and help search for those many unfortunates still trapped under the rubble.

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Read the full letter on USJ website

The letter is signed by

The American University of Beirut
Université Saint Joseph de Beyrouth
Beirut Arab University
Université la Sagesse
Lebanese American University
Haigazian University
Holy Spirit University of Kaslik
Notre Dame University-Louaize
lslamic University of Lebanon
University of Balamand
Antonine University