The Libyan Academy was established in 1988 under the name: (Graduate Institute of Economic Sciences), in Tripoli–Libya, and began to practice its activity in the field of Graduate Studies in the fall of the year (1989) with only three scientific departments, namely: (Accounting, Management and organization, economics), and in the year (1995) Decision No. 996 was issued to establish the name (Academy of graduate studies), the decision included the determination of the scientific degrees granted by the academy to its graduates, namely: Graduate Diploma, Higher Degree (Master), and the decision also stipulated that the academy should teach all specialties according to the available capabilities. The Academy has expanded during the previous years until it reached (8) Scientific schools, namely:

  1. School of Administrative and financial Sciences.
  2. School of Humanities.
  3. School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  4. Language school.
  5. School of Science and Arts.
  6. School of Strategic and International Studies.
  7. School of Basic Sciences.
  8. School of Medical Sciences

With the issuance of the Council of ministers Resolution No. 167 of 2012, the name of the Academy of graduate studies was changed to the name of the Libyan Academy, and its subordination to the Ministry of higher education and scientific research was confirmed.


An institution for postgraduate studies and scientific research distinguished at the local and regional levels with a stimulating environment for learning and creativity, contributing effectively to the advancement of Science and employing it to serve the community.


Providing postgraduate education services, technical consulting and preparing scientific research competencies to serve the goal of comprehensive sustainable development in the Libyan Arab society.


Market Orientation






Teamwork  Spirit


  1. Institutional development and system building.
  2. Providing high-quality educational programs in various disciplines.
  3. Achieve a degree of financial independence.
  4. Excellence in scientific research, consulting and training locally and regionally.
  5. Ensure an advanced rank within the global rankings.
  6. Upholding public values and scientific ethics.
  7. Serving the community and the ocean.