The Department of Private Law was established in 2001, upon the inauguration of the College of Law. Currently, the department comprises twenty six faculty who teach in the University's main campus in Sharjah, as well as its three branches in Khor Fakkan, Kalba and Al Dhaid. Both the Department of Public Law and the Department of Private Law offer undergraduates degree in law, which cover courses courses in civil law, commercial law, and procedural law. In addition, they offer master degree courses in air and space law in English, a unique program in the Arab region and the world. Moreover, the department offers graduate programs in private law.