Libya

Libya

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Education System Overview

In the 2015-2016 academic year, 0 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Libya.

Academic year: October – June

High school Midterm Break (January 20-31, 2018)
Prophet’s Birthday (January 24, 2018)
Revolution Day (February 17, 2018)
College Spring Break (February 18-March 1, 2018)
Labor Day (May 1, 2018)
Ramadan (May 16-June 14, 2018)
Eid Al Fitr (June 15-17, 2018)
EId Al Adha (August 21-24, 2018)
Highschool Summer Holiday (June 21-September 30, 2018)
Martyr’s Day (September 16, 2018)
The Day of Arafa (October 14, 2018)
Liberation Day (October 25, 2018)
Independence Day (December 24, 2018)

Major exam period(s):

Final Examinations for 3rd high school grade: June

First Periodic College Exams: Mid November (1 week)

Second Periodic College Exams: Late

Final College Exams Begin: January

Structure of the University System

Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 3 – 7 years

The language of instruction in universities: Arabic, English

Degrees offered: Bachelors, Masters