The Libyan International University for Medical Sciences is the first private national university in the field of medical education. Since its official opening on October 20, 2007, the university has been able to lead its field locally and has made great efforts to maintain its academic excellence and the quality of its programs and has devoted its efforts and capabilities to ensure that the largest number of options are available to its students. The university is striving at an accelerated pace, towards achieving a high level of quality in its performance and outputs, according to international standards, by obtaining academic accreditation for its various specializations, and establishing scientific partnerships with regionally equivalent institutions. The Libyan International University for Medical Sciences is characterized by the diversity of its programs. As it offers eighteen (18) programs in various disciplines, distributed over seven colleges, run by various scientific expertise, consisting of two hundred and seven faculty members (207), and studying two thousand and ninety-seven male and female students (2097).
The university is unique in specializations that are not available in Libyan universities, such as:
- Basic medical science majors.
- Doctor of Pharmacy Program (Pharm D).
- Specialization in Health Informatics.
- Mechatronics engineering major.