Ajman University

Ajman University

The 2021 QS World University Rankings lists AU as one of the top 750 universities globally with the 4th most international students and 6th most international faculty among institutions worldwide! QS Rankings names AU as one of the top 150 young universities anywhere, with 60th best student destination on the planet. In 2021, AU was awarded “Five QS Stars” in the category of Online Learning. 

Top reasons to study here

  • AU is globally accredited by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) in the UK. All programs are accredited by the UAE’s Ministry of Education.
  • 10 Global accreditations granted to AU colleges - ABET, AACSB, CIPD, AQAS, UIA, ACPE, CIMA, HCERES with QS rating of being among best 2.5% globally
  • With an option of Study abroad, student exchange, and Dual degree programs, we offer best scholarships to deserving candidates. Please check our website.

PhD Programmes

Business & Management (1)

About

History

Established in 1988 as the first private university in the GCC, Ajman University (AU) also was the first university in the UAE to admit expatriate students. Our institution continues to be a pioneer for inclusion, innovation, and social impact. In 2020, Ajman University became one of the first six higher education institutions in the world to receive QAA global accreditation from UK

Education

Each of AU’s 22 undergraduate and 14 graduate programs offer academic rigor as well as hands-on experience. Our 9 colleges are focused on putting imaginations into action for the greater good. Our multinational faculty are experts in their fields, with ever-increasing research capacity. Over the last two years, six AU programs have earned prestigious international accreditations.

Research

Ajman university encourages and fosters scientific collaboration in research. AU provides financial support to its faculty members by funding research grants to conduct their research either on an individual basis or by forming international research teams. AU has launched six Research Centers to focus resources and the efforts of researchers in developing key research areas of national and international importance. AU has developed an ‘Open Access Article Processing Charge policy', to facilitate the publishing of high-quality research articles by AU researchers and their outside collaborators in open access journals.

Career

Office of Career services endeavors to serve AU students and alumni by educating them to successfully identify, plan and pursue their career goals. The center supports the mission of the university in its three dimensions - education, information and investment - by providing quality services which will enhance clients’ employment potential, and by liaising with prospective employers. 

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
701
2021
701
2020
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QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.

Services

Student services

The Deanship of Student Services (DSS) is a student-centered and key component of Ajman University. It seeks to enhance students’ capabilities by building an inclusive, diverse, and safe environment that transforms students to lifelong learners capable of overcoming market challenges and becoming market pioneers. 

The main goals of DSS are:

  • Support students' learning & academic success.

  • Offer opportunities to foster students’ assimilation, engagement, well-being & personal development.

  • Enhance community partnerships for effective, seamless student services & experiences.

  • Build a community that fosters a safe, inclusive, and respectful learning environment.

  • Promote technologically innovative support services

  • Housing services

    Ajman University's hostel is every college student's dream -- secure, high-tech and attractive accommodations with unique spaces for studying and socializing. Located right on campus, it's a short walk to classes in the morning! 

    https://www.ajman.ac.ae/en/student-life/residence-life-and-housing 

    Library services

    AU Library is the gateway to finding a wide-range of resources and services put together to support the learning, teaching and research needs of the University community. The library offers quality research services and resources, designed to meet the growing requirements of the University’s diverse academic programs. 

    https://library.ajman.ac.ae/about-us 

    ICT services

    Ajman University (AU) provides computing, networking, information and telecommunication resources to the university community so as to support teaching, research, and efficient administrative processes.  

    https://it.ajman.ac.ae/docs/en/students-learning-resources

    Medical services

    Medical office is staffed with qualified Doctors and Allied MOH licensed Staff, and is dedicated to providing educational, supportive, consultative healthcare services to students, staff and eligible dependents. In doing so, the OMS strive to make the campus a healthy and safe place to study, work and live.

    https://www.ajman.ac.ae/en/student-life/health-services

    Student Life

    Campus life

    AU located in the city of Ajman which is ranked 61st among the world’s top 100 destinations for students, thanks to its beautiful seaside setting and proximity to Dubai. The Emirate of Ajman, the smallest of the seven in the UAE, is only 30 minutes from the Dubai International Airport. The university’s buildings are located in one area but, separated within walking distance.

    Sports facilities

    Ajman University boasts a modern sports complex which includes an indoor 25-meter swimming pool, a multi-sports hall, two fitness centers and locker rooms, as well as billiard, table-tennis, and chess areas. The sports complex also includes outdoor playing fields for volleyball, basketball, and football. All sports activities have professional trainers to foster skills and safety; the swimming pool is monitored by lifeguards at all times.

    Student clubs

    • The Office of Student Life (OSL) complements the academic experience through a wide range of co-curricular activities, programs and services.
    • Organizations: Provide activities and events designed to unite the university’s diverse student population.  
    • Clubs: Serve the mission or purpose identified in their constitution. 
    • Societies: Serve students for each major through co-curricular activities.  
    • Communities: Serve students of a certain nationality or students with a special interest in a specific nationality or culture. 

    Accreditation

    • Globally accredited by QAA, UK
    • Biomedical & Electrical Engineering have been accredited by ABET
    • Architecture program has earned Validation status from UNESCO-UIA
    • Pharmacy program has been granted Certification by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, USA
    • Accounting  program has been accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), CPA Australia (Certified Practicing Accountant), and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
    • Law program has been awarded “Five-Year Unreserved Accreditation” by the High Council for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (HCERES)
    • Mass Communication program has earned AQAS accreditation
    • Sociology program awarded accreditation by HCERES

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