Omar Al-Mukhtar University

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University of Omar Almokhtar
Omar Al-Mukhtar University.jpg
Established 1961
Type Public
Students 43,903(as of 2006)
Location Bayda, Libya
32°45′30″N 21°42′44″E / 32.75833°N 21.71222°E / 32.75833; 21.71222Coordinates: 32°45′30″N 21°42′44″E / 32.75833°N 21.71222°E / 32.75833; 21.71222
Campus 460 acres (1.9 km2)

Omar Al-Mukhtar University (Arabic: جامعة عمر المختار‎), located in Bayda, started as an Islamic university. It was founded in 1835 by Ali al-Sanusi of the religious group 'Kzawip Senussi' in 1961. It has grown to be a moderately religious institute and teaches students the correct practises in regards to scripture reading and interpretation. OAMU educates students from many locations worldwide, including Malta, Cyprus, Egypt, Malaysia, Indonesia, Sudan and Chad.

The Baksmha procedure room of OAMU is capable of housing thousands of students, although clashes between different religious sects has lead to a shortage of experienced preachers and speakers. However, after the revolution, Fatih University has been rejected as a beacon to the Islamic Movement of mother-to-Senussi, a movement now banned in Libya.OAMU now belongs to the Faculty of Agriculture, the University of Garyounis is an independent and established university general in 1984. Follow the General People's Committee for Higher Education in the name of the campus now.

History of the university[edit]

To change the course of education, the University of Mohammed bin Ali al-Sanusi Muslim has changed its name to the University of Omar Al-Mukhtar, in the Revolution it was included in the University of Garyounis. During the period from 1975 to 1984, the College Implants affiliated with the University of Benghazi. And bear the name of the university Libyan hero Omar Mukhtar and then became independent in 1984.

In this university there are four sections: Bayda and the headquarters of the University, the dome, Derna and Tobruk. Adopted in most disciplines of the Libyan, especially in recent years after the Libyan government offered scholarships for Libyan students to study in developed countries.

Omar Al-Mukhtar University awarded academic degrees following: - BSc, leave Graduate (Masters) and leave minute (PhD).


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