HDF Overview

Hôtel-Dieu de France is a non-profit Lebanese university hospital administered by Saint Joseph University of Beirut. It was created in 1923, 35 years after the establishment of the Faculty of Medicine at Saint Joseph University.

Subject to the University’s Charter, and in particular to the articles related to pluralism and francophony, the hospital enjoys, by statute, a legal and juridical personality, as well as administrative, financial, and technical Autonomy under the authority of the Board of Directors.