American University of Sharjah (AUS) is a prestigious seat of higher education in Sharjah. Founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Wassimi, member of the Supreme Council of UAE and the ruler of Sharjah. The American University at Sharjah functions as an independent non profit organization. Students from all over the world flock every year to study in this university.
The colleges and schools of American University of Sharjah are :
School of Business and Management
School of Architecture and Design
College of Arts and Sciences
College of Engineering
The university offers 39 minor degrees, 8 master degrees and 22 bachelor degrees through the school and colleges under it.
The undergraduate programs that are offered by the College of Arts and Sciences are Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature, Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. College of Engineering offers bachelor degrees in chemical, civil, computer, electrical and mechanical engineering. The graduate programs that can be pursued in the College of Engineering are Master of Science in Engineering Systems and Management and Master of Science in
The aim and focus of The American University Sharjah is to emerge as a premier seat of education in the Arab Gulf region based on the American model. All international students irrespective of ethnic, religious and social backgrounds can seek admission in this university. Through, its extensive and comprehensive curriculum it tries to meet professional and academic needs of the students. Education imparted in this university allow the students to get a coherent approach to culture and traditions as well as new scientific developments and technologies. Faculty of the university is also constantly updated and evaluated.
While pursuing studies the students have ample scope to enjoy the extra curricular activities. Different types of clubs, sports activities and cultural programs allow all round development of students personality. Active participation in various campus activities allow the students develop judgment and leadership skills as well as personal interests. The well stocked library of the American University at Sharjah has all kinds of journals and books relating to various subjects. These are helpful for the students as well as the faculty to carry their research work.
American University Sharjah has opened up new dimensions in education. As one of the best educational institutes in United Arab Emirates it imparts best education to its pupils making them successful in pursuing their professional goals.