In the wake of the challenges that are reshaping modern higher education in the world, the
University of Sharjah is focusing on quality and excellence in designing and delivering its undergraduate and graduates educational programs. Seeing its students as the government, industry and academic leaders of the future, the UoS ensures that the educational programs that it is offering are fit for a fast-moving knowledge-based economy where research, innovation, entrepreneurship, international collaboration, and global socio-economic dimensions are of critical importance. These programs not only prepare students for entering the job market upon graduation but also equip them with the required knowledge and skills that make them succeed as future leaders in their chosen disciplines anywhere in the world.
The Office International Relations and Ranking (OIR) was established in January 2018 to support and contribute to the recognition of the UoS as one of the world's leading research and educational institutions. More specifically, OIR was established to enhance the international visibility of the UoS in the global research and educational arena by collaborating and building sustainable international cooperation in education and research with reputable international institutions, and to enhance the competitiveness of the UoS among the world's leading research and educational institutions and improve its ranking performance in world's leading university ranking systems.