The Faculty of Science was founded in 1984 under the name of Faculty Basic Sciences, and it incorporated the academic departments of: mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology, in addition to an Arabic language department and an English language department. The Faculty was administratively subordinate to several universities and organizations successively before the establishment of the Misurata University; beginning with the University of Tripoli to the Basic Sciences Research Center, and after that the Al-Quds High Institute then Sirte University and then the University of Nasser followed by University of Departments of Misurata and finally the University of Misurata. The Faculty of Science is located at the southern entrance of the city of Misratah next to the Faculty of Medical Technology on the Fourth Ring Road.
The faculty was established on a tract of land of an area of 13,000 m2 , containing 23 classrooms with a capacity of between 30 and 65 students each, besides 13 laboratories and two research labs; one of which is still under construction.
The faculty quarters suffered a great destruction during the Liberation War of 2011 that rendered about 60% of its facilities unusable. Following the end of the war, renovation works were carried out immediately; with the construction of four classrooms, a computer laboratory, a research laboratory, and ten administrative offices.
Better Education For Better Future.
- Sincerely working to reach prestigious scientific levels in the areas of basic science through the creation of specialized personnel who can efficiently keep up with scientific advances, to serve the continuous development while committing to the values and heritage of the nation.
- The Faculty is also keen on the process of recurrent curriculum and research means development in conformity with the continuous global progress in scientific theory and practice.
- The Faculty is additionally working to provide excellent educational and research services for various national institutions, as a contribution to building a scientific foundation for society development and prosperity and a tool for resolving problems and difficulties that obstruct its march of progress.
- Revising curricula in keeping with scientific and technical development in the areas of basic and applied sciences.
- Providing the community with scientifically qualified personnel in order to effectively contribute to its growth and development.
- Compiling and developing advanced scientific research programs in order to contribute to the achievement of comprehensive humanistic development.
- Offering scientific and research consultation to various institutions of the society.
- Bolstering collaboration with scientific institutions and national and international research centers to exchange expertise, in order to raise the efficiency and the performance of our scientific organization’s staff and create a sense of communication and ongoing competition.
- Supporting scientific research and graduate studies, and making them an essential part of the scientific contribution to solving the problems facing the community in its different sectors.