The University of Sharjah or Al Sharjah University is one of the premier educational institutions of Sharjah, aiming at the fulfillment of complete training of the students. The location of University of Sharjah is in the south of Sharjah and is almost fifteen kilometers away from the city center. However the community college provides all its services through five branches colleges situated at different locations within the Emirate of Sharjah. In addition to its educational programs, the university offers opportunity for scientific research, which meet the requirements of the society and enhance the opportunities for higher education in the country. The goals of this University is pursued successfully ever since its inception in 1997.
The main colleges of the University of Sharjah are as follows:
College of Communication
College of Sharia'a & Islamic Studies
The Community College
College of Dentistry
College of Pharmacy
College of Medicine
College of Arts & Sciences
College of Business Administration
College of Health Sciences
College of Engineering
College of Fine Arts & Design
College of Law
College Graduate Studies & Research
The University of Sharjah offers several facilities to its students for convenience in their research work and reference study along with great recreational options. These visions of the university have made it one of the leading academic institutions in the Middle East and well recognized around the world. Business services are offered for the management and business students along with technical equipments and halls for conferences. Career Advising Standard Training and Public Relations & Media studies can be availed by the students interested in media. Finance and Human Resources are streams chosen for their bright professional prospects.
The medical services and computer labs are available for the students round the clock. The great collection at the library is well utilized by the students of the university. The students coming from distant places avail the facility of housing, available separately for girls and boys. There are restaurants and cafeterias within the university campuses. These facilities at University of Sharjah make the institution more popular and student friendly. University of Sharjah have become a prominent name in the world of academics in Sharjah.