• Extending Admission for the fall semester 2017/2018 for Graduate studies

  • Admission for the Fall Semester 2017/2018

  • Art History and Museum Studies Program

  • Professional Diploma in Teaching

  • 2nd Sharjah International Conference on Islamic Economy

  • Sharjah 1st International Conference for Persons with Disabilities

Since its inception in 1997, the University of Sharjah has been giving special care to people with disabilities through cooperation with the Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services.

Upon directives of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah and President of the University of Sharjah, the Disability Resource Center was established by virtue of the decision no. 299 of 2013-2014 as an independent center concerned with people with disabilities’ affairs. The Center is intended to be a source of support for people with disabilities, which assumes the responsibility of inclusion, integration and empowerment. To achieve this goal, the Center employs a comprehensive and an integrated work system that takes care of people with disabilities from the time of their enrolment in the University and continues well beyond their graduation.

Our Vision: 
To provide high quality university education at the University of Sharjah to students with disabilities equal to that of other students at the University.

Our Mission:

  • To create an attractive, Inclusive, sustainable and accessible environment that provides full outreach to students with Disabilities at the University whereupon disability are viewed as an aspect of diversity within the University community and beyond in the community-at-large.
  • To promote the education quality for students with disabilities at the University of Sharjah and providing them with opportunities of community engagement and self-development.


Our Goals:

  1. Creating  a suitable environment to guarantee that people with disabilities enjoy all of their rights as stipulated in relevant federal laws and the laws of Sharjah.
  2. Facilitating the chances for students with disabilities to obtain a university education and paving the way towards achieving the highest levels of university education.
  3. Diagnosing methods of teaching and presenting the curriculum in a simplified manner to achieve learning objectives.
  4. Creating activities and learning opportunities to improve the university environment at the personal, educational and professional levels for students with disabilities.
  5. Promoting respect of the dignity of students with disabilities who join the university.
  6. Protecting people with disabilities from all forms of discrimination, abuse , negligence or exploitation.
  7. Integrating people with disabilities in the university community, helping them adapt with university life and providing them with support to become active members.
  8. Reaching the highest levels of competence in objective evaluation and professional integration in all aspects in accordance with privacy, confidentiality and evaluation regulations.

Our Duties:

  1. Implementing policies, plans and initiatives pertaining to protecting the rights of people with disabilities and ensuring the enjoyment of their rights in accordance with the applicable legislations and in coordination with the city of Sharjah.
  2. Achieving the objectives stipulated in the bylaws:
  3. Spreading the culture of disability inside and outside the 3commmunity of the university.
  4. Opening and keeping an electronic record which includes all information about all people with disabilities who are registered in the center since the beginning of their study at the university until they graduate.
  5. Providing support and counseling for people with disabilities.
  6. Evaluating the level of the services provided by the center for people with disabilities.
  7. Receiving complaints from people with disabilities and referring them to different deanships and university administrations as well as following up in order to know the measurements to be and actions to be taken.
  8. Representing people with disabilities before the community to defend their rights as stipulated herein.
  9. Monitoring the academic performance and level of students with disabilities and ensuring the effectiveness of the learning process.
  10. Determining the jobs that are suitable for people with disabilities and measuring the effectiveness of his/her work placement.
  11. Supporting people with disabilities through finding for them suitable job opportunities inside and outside the university.
  12. Establishing open channels of communications between the Alumni Association of the university and people with disabilities to provide career counseling and guidance for graduates with disabilities.
  13.  Organizing conferences, seminars, and workshops related to the affairs of people of disabilities inside the university and participating in similar events that are held outside the university.
  14. Promoting the culture of volunteer work in the center and the community.

Our Facilities:

  1. Resource Rooms, Main Branch- Men's Colleges.
  2. Resource Rooms, Main Branch- Women's Colleges.
  3. Resource Rooms, Khorfakkan Branch.
  4. Resource Rooms, Kalbaa Branch.