Al-Baath University

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    • Al-Baath University (Arabic: جامعة البعث‎), founded in 1979, is a public university located in the city of Homs, Syria, 180 km north of Damascus. It is Syria's fourth largest university.

      The university was established in 1979; it was established by Presidential Decree No. 44 issued by Hafez al-Assad.

      Al-Baath University has 22 faculties, 5 intermediate institutes, 40,000 regular students, 20,000 students in open learning, 1310 high studies students and 622 faculty members. The library contains some 63,000 volumes (as of 2011).