American University of Sharjah
American University of Sharjah

American University of Sharjah -  A world of opportunity in the heart of the Middle East

Are you looking to take on the world and become the best that you can be – for yourself, for your family and for your community?

Surrounded by faculty who lead their field, American University of Sharjah (AUS) will nurture your creativity, knowledge and ambition, readying you for your next stage, whether it be further study or a fulfilling career.

It’s a comprehensive, independent, non-profit, coeducation institution that fosters excellence in teaching, learning and research.

AUS values learners not driven only by academic success, but those that embrace and embody our ideals of openness, tolerance and respect. This combination of academic excellence and community spirit ensures American University of Sharjah is filled with world-class faculty and students, poised to become the innovators, thinkers, contributors and leaders of tomorrow.

We also understand that university life is about much more than academic success, which is why we take such care to create a dynamic campus environment alive with ideas, friendships and school spirit. Not only are graduates shaped by the academic rigor that AUS prides itself on, they are also shaped by the community spirit of the University. Our University boasts 103 clubs, including 38 cultural clubs and 65 non-cultural clubs, and frequent sporting and cultural events, meaning that whatever your background or interest, you can find your place at AUS.

AUS was founded on the grand ambition to create a university in the United Arab Emirates that is influenced by the American-style campus, allowing all members of society to achieve their full academic potential. This means that AUS places emphasis on individual initiative, active learning and the application of knowledge within your degree.

For the best and brightest students in the Middle East, American University of Sharjah offers the highest standards of education excellence with accredited, internationally recognized programs – acknowledged by employers around the world for creating graduates with the skills and drive to lead organizations through the 21st century.

American University of Sharjah boasts a School of Business Administration and three colleges; the College of Architecture, Art and Design; the College of Arts and Sciences; and the College of Engineering. Our roster of majors to study is always growing –  currently offering 26 majors and 45 minors at the undergraduate level, as well was 14 master’s degrees in several academic divisions. Just this semester, we launched our Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering degree – the first such program in the Gulf Cooperation Council region.

We also offer a wide range of grants, scholarships and work-study opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students, ensuring a high-quality university education is within reach of everyone who deserves it.

We provide graduates with limitless opportunities for work and further study in the Middle East and around the world – with graduates going on to attend some of the world’s most prestigious institutions for their graduate degrees – and then going on to make meaningful contributions to business, government and community – both in the Middle East and around the world.

If you desire to be the best in your field, and have the drive to live a life that makes a difference, then American University of Sharjah offers an education like no other. Our reputation for academic excellence delivers lifelong opportunities, whether it be in further study, work or civic service. Our degree is a mark of success – showing that you have the ability to be the best that you can be - for yourself, your community and even the world. To join this rich tradition of graduates, get in touch with us today – we want to hear from you.

Visit us at:

Sharjah, UAE
+971 6 515 5555