American University of Beirut

Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Welcome to the exciting world of civil engineering, where innovation meets sustainability! Our field revolves around the art and science of planning, designing, constructing, and managing transformative projects. It's a modern-day manifestation of one of humanity's oldest and most remarkable abilities: the power to shape and build the world around us.

    ​​Civil engineering is a wide profession that encompasses a diverse range of specialties: structural design and materials, transportation and planning, soils and geotechnical, environmental and water resources, and construction and project management.

    The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) offers undergraduate programs leading to two different degrees: ​

    The BE program in civil engineering is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET).

    Our department also offers the following master's and doctoral (PhD) programs:

    *The department actively participates in the Interfaculty Graduate Environmental Sciences Program (IGESP) and offers a master's of science (MS) degree with major in environmental​ technology (ET). The program is open to non-engineering students who hold a degree in basic sciences or equivalent.

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