Faculty of Architecture, Arts & Design
NOTE FROM THE Dean

Welcome to Notre Dame University-Louaize (NDU) Faculty of Architecture Art and Design (FAAD).

Whether you are interested in studying Architecture, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Fashion Design, Photography, Jazz Music, Arabic Music, Musicology, and Musimedialogy or in pursuing graduate studies in Design, Architecture, and Musicology, our Faculty can meet your needs.

FAAD is a student-centered Faculty. We believe our role is to be facilitators. We strive to exteriorize your individual personalities rather than create carbon-copies. Interaction between you as students and us as faculty members is built upon respect, objectivity, and constructive criticism. In order to make sure we’re offering you first-class education that meets simultaneously local, regional, and international standards, we continuously undergo research and self and professional development.

Learning in the FAAD is not limited to the classroom. To enrich your learning experience with worldwide practice and know-how, we have established collaborations with different institutions abroad. Throughout your graduate studies you will have a chance to participate and attend seminars, conferences, joint workshops, and study trips. We also host faculty and students from our partner universities abroad for workshops.

I invite you to explore NDU’s and FAAD’s websites to find more about the University and the Faculty’s mission, vision, values, programs, and requirements. All faculty members, staff, and I encourage you to visit our newly-built premises and would be glad to provide you with more information. 

I am looking forward to learning and growing together,

Jean-Pierre El Asmar
Ph.D. in Sustainable Built Environment
Dean, Faculty of Architecture Art and Design (FAAD)