The American University of Sharjah was established in 1997 and offers undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD degrees. The campus is located in the University City of Sharjah.

AUS is a dynamic and multicultural campus with beautiful architecture. The multinational campus community and on-campus facilities make the American University of Sharjah one of the leading institutions of higher education in the region. AUS has state-of-the-art facilities along with highly trained instructors.

Indoor sports facilities at AUS include two basketball courts, two badminton courts, two volleyball courts two fitness centers, a 50-meter Olympic indoor pool, two squash courts, two sauna cabins, a table tennis hall, and an exercise hall. The outdoor sports facilities include a Sports Pavilion with a 400m running track, soccer field, two basketball courts, six tennis courts, cricket ground with a practice net and baseball field.

The AUS campus has 12 academic buildings with well-equipped classrooms and lecture halls; a well-resourced library; workshops and digital studios; science, computer, language, and engineering laboratories; offices for faculty, academic administrators, and support staff.

Programs offered at the AUS’s College of Architecture, Art and Design include Bachelor of Architecture, and Bachelor of Interior Design; Bachelor of Science degree in Design Management, Multimedia Design, and Visual Communication; Master of Urban Planning Program, Minor In Design Management, Minor In Film, Minor In Illustration And Animation, Minor In Photography And Minor In Product Design.

The AUS College of Arts and Science aims to inspire and encourage students to conceptualize, act and reflect on their intellectual and creative possibilities. Undergraduate programs offered at CAS include Bachelor of Arts degree in English Language and Literature, International Studies, Psychology, and Mass Communication; and Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Physics, and Mathematics. Postgraduate programs include Master of Arts in English/Arabic/English Translation and Interpreting; Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages; and Master of Science in Mathematics. Minors offered at CAS include Minor in Actuarial Mathematics, American studies, Applied And Computational Mathematics, Applied Physics, Arabic Language And Literature, Biology, English Language, English Literature, English/Arabic Translation, Environmental policy, environmental sciences, governmental studies, history,  Integrated Marketing Communications, International Studies, Journalism, Middle Eastern Studies, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Theatre, and Women’s Studies.

AUS College of Engineering is the most popular academic unit on the campus with state-of-the-art facilities, highly qualified faculty, and extensive undergraduate and graduate programs. The undergraduate programs offered at CEN include a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. The postgraduate programs offered include a Master Of Science Degree in Biomedical Engineering (MSBME), Chemical Engineering (MSCHE), Civil Engineering (MSCE), Computer Engineering (MSCOE), Electrical Engineering (MSEE), Engineering Systems Management, Mechanical Engineering, and Mechatronics Engineering. The Minor programs include Minor in Aerospace Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Engineering Management, Electrical Engineering, Environmental and Water Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Renewable Energy, and Transportation Systems. CEN also offers a PhD in Engineering - Engineering Systems Management (PhD-ESM).

AUS School of Business Administration offers high quality American style education and prepares students to be tomorrow’s business leaders. The undergraduate programs offered at SBA include Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Major in Accounting, Economics, Management, Management Information Systems, Finance, and Marketing. The postgraduate programs include Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Accounting. Minor programs include Minor in Accounting, Economics, Management, Finance, Marketing, Management Information Systems, and Supply Chain Management.

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Fees Range : 50,000 - 91,520

You can apply for any undergraduate or graduate program at AUS online through the university website.


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His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi

Chairman of the Board and President of AUS