History of the University
Tishreen University, a public university based in Lattakia, is the third largest university in the Syrian Arab Republic. The university was established in 1971 (in the name of the University of Lattakia), and the necessary measures were taken to start studying in three faculties with the beginning of the academic year 1971/1972, which are: the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, the Faculty of Science, and the Faculty of Agriculture, and they have separate headquarters in the city of Lattakia.
The name of the university was amended in 1975, including the new name of Tishreen University, which includes colleges and higher institutes for various scientific disciplines, research centers, a large university city, and various types of university services. The university also has a number of facilities, such as specialized hospitals, such as Tishreen University Hospital.
The university has developed extensively and greatly, and now includes seventeen colleges, three specialized higher institutes, eight technical institutes and three centers of excellence. The university awards 280 academic degrees, including undergraduate and postgraduate degrees (Masters and Ph.D.). Tishreen University is a member of many local, international and international research bodies, unions and networks, in addition to signing many agreements and partnerships with Arab and local institutions and bodies, and European and international universities. The expansion and diversity of the university enabled the building of a distinguished scientific and technical edifice and the establishment of a prominent social and cultural legacy for the university through the educational, scientific and cultural activities of its various scientific and administrative human frameworks in its degrees and specializations.
It is useful to refer here to the growing development of the outputs of Tishreen University over a period of 41 years from the academic year 1979-1980 until the academic year 2019-2020. Study programs: formal education - open education - and diploma, master’s and doctoral programs Degrees awarded by the university: Tishreen University grants Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degrees with various specializations.