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The University of Sharjah, a comprehensive institution of higher education, offers a distinctive learning style and a global vision. As a pioneer in academia, research and fine arts in the UAE and the GCC region, the University has become recognized as one of the most reputable and comprehensive universities in the Middle East. Moreover, the University has become known for its excellence in teaching and learning, research, and sustainable academic programs, which provide quality services to the community and contribute to the wellbeing of society.

Our University offers more than 108 academic programs through 14 different colleges. All programs are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and many programs are accredited by international agencies such as the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) and the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC). All programs have been designed, and are continuously updated, to provide factual, conceptual, procedural and metacognitive knowledge. The learning objectives and the expected outcomes of our courses have been carefully developed to improve skills in application, analysis, synthesis, evaluation and innovation.

The University of Sharjah functions in a multidisciplinary environment and encourages diversity. Over 15,000 students enrolled in our various colleges represent more than 100 nationalities, while 636 faculty members come from more than 90 different countries. This dynamic team of faculty members is committed to delivering excellence in the domains of teaching, research, publishing and practice. Moreover, the diverse demographic backgrounds of our faculty members provide an excellent teaching and learning environment so that students may develop and transform their personalities.

The top administration, faculty members, managers, stakeholders and alumni are all partners, working together at the University of Sharjah to improve the capacity of critical thinking, communication skills and solving complex problems in order to prepare the next generation to become leaders, decision-makers, innovators and entrepreneurs. Our graduates are well educated and well equipped with the right skills and mindset to drive growth and productivity. Moreover, they are well prepared to become responsible citizens.

The University’s rich library, information systems and broadband infrastructure, across campuses, provide an excellent and modern learning environment. The University will continue to leverage the latest technology-enabled framework to enhance the overall teaching and learning experience of its faculty members and students.

Moreover, The University of Sharjah offers variety of courses and training programs for its staff and executives as well as employees of government agencies and commercial firms in the UAE through its community services and Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development.

Thank you for exploring our website and for your interest in the University of Sharjah. We look forward to seeing you on campus.  We are glad to have you with us.

Prof. Youssef Al Haik
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs