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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
Chancellor for Academic Affairs