Re-launch of the Alternative Academy - Spring 2020 courses are now available.

Lebanon Support is glad to announce the relaunch of The Alternative Academy (AA), its joint initiative with JIBAL and part of its Civil Society Incubator.

The Spring 2020 courses are now open for registration. The Alternative Academy is offering a wide range
of courses, from social and political sciences (anthropology, sociology...) to natural sciences (physics, climatology, entomology…) as well as architecture and arts. They are led by university-level instructors or experienced individuals that are experts in their fields. Courses are accessible for all age groups and backgrounds, are highly engaging and interactive, in an attempt to promote alternative teaching methods and pedagogies, one of the long-term objectives of the AA.

You can find the full list of courses offered in Spring 2020 here, and register using this online form.

The AA is a multi-disciplinary space for critical thinking, discussions, and learning. It was born out of a shared quest for intellectually stimulating, affordable and open courses in the country. It provides alternative viewpoints and perspectives on various subjects while encouraging people to revisit and rethink mainstream concepts and ideologies. Ultimately, the AA aims at contributing to building a more open, just and inclusive society.







Lebanon Support is an independent, non-profit action-oriented research centre for and about civil society. For more information about the centre, visit and follow Lebanon Support’s Facebook page, and Twitter account for updates. 

JIBAL is a not-for-profit association that champions environmental and social justice principles. We envision a society centered on principles of reciprocity, recognition, and equitable redistribution. For more information, visit and follow JiBAL’s Facebook page, and Instagram account for updates. 

The Alternative Academy is supported logistically and technically by Eedama, a social enterprise that does education, training and consultancy for environmental sustainability (

Last modified: 
12/02/2020 - 12:54pm
Publishing Date: 
Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Intervention Sector(s): 
Communications & Media