Ajman University of Science and Technology
Founded in 1988 as the first private institution of higher education in the United Arab Emirates and the Gulf region, Ajman University (AU) is now being recognized as an emerging leader on the global academic map.
The 2020 QS World University Rankings lists AU in the top 800 universities globally and among the top 10 worldwide for international students and faculty! The “Top 50 Under 50” QS Rankings names AU as one of the top 150 young universities in the world. Even our distinct location in the Dubai/Sharjah/Ajman corridor is ranked by QS as the 61st best student destination on the planet. Recently, Ajman University earned Five QS Stars in three ratings categories -- Social Responsibility, Inclusiveness and Learning Environment. We also garnered Four QS Stars for both Teaching and Internationalization.
In 2018, AU became one of only 11 non-American universities to be certified by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) in the United States. Also in 2018, our Bachelor of Science programs in Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering were accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET – the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. In 2019, our Bachelor of Science in Accounting was accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA); and, our Architecture Program earned Validation status from UNESCO-UIA, the International Union of Architects.