Founded 1955 as University of Libya, reorganized as two separate Universities in Benghazi and Tripoli, 1974. Became Garyounis University, 1976. Acquired present title 2011.
- Medicine FacultyFields of study: Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Dermatology, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Histology, Laboratory Techniques, Medicine, Microbiology, Ophthalmology, Paediatrics, Parasitology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Radiology, Surgery
- Nursing FacultyFields of study: Nursing
- Academic year: October to June (October-January, February-June)
- Requirements: Secondary school certificate or equivalent