Syrian Private University

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Syrian Private University (SPU)
SPUlogo.png
Established 2005
Type Private
President Prof. Abdulrazzak shekh Eisa[1]
Students 4,483
Location Damascus,
Syria Syria
Website www.spu.edu.sy

Coordinates: 33°18′51.33″N 36°16′09.31″E / 33.3142583°N 36.2692528°E / 33.3142583; 36.2692528

Syrian Private University or SPU (SPU; Arabic: الجامعة السورية الخاصة‎) (formerly: Syrian International University for Science and Technology) is a private university located in Syria.

History[edit]

SPU was established in 2005 by a number of Academics, Syrian, foreign, Arab, Business men. Though young, SPU is a fast-growing and dynamic university in Syria, the university has improved dramatically since its inception in 2005 and considered as one of the top private universities in Syria. The SPU offers many undergraduate programs so far.

Campus[edit]

The 54-acre (250,000 m2) Syrian Private University campus is on Daraa International Highway and it is away from Damascus 24 km.

Faculties[edit]

  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Business Administration
  • Faculty of Petroleum Engineering
  • Faculty of Computer Science

Medical Center[edit]

The SPU Medical Center is private, not-for-profit teaching center of the Faculty of Medicine. The SPU Medical Center includes 200 beds.

A Syrian Private University Medical Center.
SPU Medical Center.

Undergraduate Programs[edit]

Medicine[edit]

SPU Medical School rewards Medical Doctor degree for medical students who successfully complete the medical program. The medical curriculum is 6 years long, the first 3 years are the basic science and the last 3 years are the clinical education.

Dentistry[edit]

SPU Dental School rewards Doctor of Dental Medicine DDM degree.

Pharmacy[edit]

The pharmacy program is five-year leading to a Bachelor of Science Pharmacy (B.S. in Pharmacy). The school of pharmacy has gone under major reform in 2011 with new management and new faculty. The school is seeking regional and international accreditation and apply English language as the language of instruction for at least two of the scientific courses each semester. The school of pharmacy has attracted many professors from Damascus University and other universities in the region, countries like Jordan and Egypt in addition to Syrian professors.

Business Administration[edit]

Petroleum Engineering[edit]

Computer Engineering[edit]

Accreditation and Licensure[edit]

Student Life[edit]

Varsity Sports[edit]

The basketball, football, volleyball, tennis, teams at the Syrian Private University participate in various local, regional tournaments.

Library[edit]

The SPU library houses a large collection of books and provide many electronic libraries for its student.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.spu.edu.sy/SiteMap/Home/News/tabid/99/language/ar-SY/Default.aspx
  2. ^ http://avicenna.ku.dk/database/medicine
  3. ^ https://imed.faimer.org/details.asp?country=875&school=&currpage=1&cname=SYRIA&city=&region=ME&rname=Middle+East&mcode=875035&psize=25