Al Zawiya University

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The University of Azzawia (Arabic: جامعة الزاوية‎‎ "Jamaa't Azzawia") (previously known as Seventh of April University) is a university located in the city of Zawiya, Libya.[1] It was established as an independent university in 1988.[2] The campus is six kilometres south of the city centre,[3] and serves the Zawiya and Nuqat al Khams districts.[3]


In 1983, University of Tripoli established a branch of their College of Education in Zawiya.[3] In 1988, the Seventh of April University was established as an independent university with separate administration and funding.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Seventh of April University" Directory of African Higher Education Institutions
  2. ^ "Seventh of April University"
  3. ^ a b c d "An Overview of The University" Seventh of April University
  4. ^ Libya's General People's Committee's Decision No. 35 of 1988

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Coordinates: 32°45′N 12°43′E / 32.750°N 12.717°E / 32.750; 12.717