I would like to welcome our distinguished visitors to the web pages of the College of Graduate Studies at the University of Sharjah. Since your goal is to complete your higher studies, you share our vision and ultimate goal of contributing to the development of civilization and humanity. Today, graduate students have become an essential element in advancing and developing knowledge as well as contributing to solving the problems of society, and promoting the health and well-being of peoples of the world.
At the beginning of the twenty-first century, we have to train graduate students according to the highest standards of excellence that suit our contemporary times. There is an urgent need to train our students to be able to utilize the knowledge, expertise and advanced technology available to them when making the necessary decisions to deal with community problems, locally and globally. Consequently, the University of Sharjah has provided us with all the tools needed to provide high-quality postgraduate programs including research centers equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, and supervised by dintinguished academics with long records of practical experience in the best international universities. The University also boasts libraries that hold the latest reference and text books in all disciplines, as well as subscription in the latest and largest research databases, which provides graduate students with an environment conducive for creativity, innovation and research. The University of Sharjah has devised a path for graduate studies based on the vision of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates, Ruler of Sharjah and President of Sharjah University, which focuses on investing in the human capital. Therefore, the university offers a variety of graduate programs that combine science, technology, engineering, and medicine (STEM) with the humanities and social sciences. This aims to enhance our contribution to the development of human civilization, while maintaining the building of the social: the foundations of ethics, values, belonging, and the preservation of identity. It is my pleasure to invite you to join the graduate studies programs at the University of Sharjah. We look forward to welcoming to joining us in our mission to achieve these lofty goals and contribute to the development of human civilization.
Prof. Raafat El Awady
Dean, College of Graduate Studies