Ajman University was founded in 1988 as a non-conventional private institution of higher education. The university was established by His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al-Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman and Member of Supreme Council. On June 17, 1988 His Highness issued an Emiri Decree establishing Ajman University College of Science and Technology (AUCST).
Students may choose from an extensive list of 24 undergraduate and 12 graduate programs offered by 9 colleges. Those seeking to pursue their studies at Ajman University are offered an assortment of programs in the Colleges of Pharmacy and Health Science, Engineering and IT, Architecture Art and Design, Law, Humanities and Sciences, Business Administration, Mass Communication. All programs are accredited by the UAE Ministry Education.
Ajman University attracts top-tier faculty talent who are fully supported in their efforts to conduct high-quality research.
One of Ajman University’s key strategic goals is to enhance the quality, relevance and impact of research and intellectual contribution by faculty and students. AU’s commitment to research, scholarship, innovation and creative activity is reflected by providing appropriate physical, fiscal and human resources.
The Career Counseling Center 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.
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The Deanship of Student Services (DSS) is responsible for those aspects of student life which extend beyond the classroom. The DSS is committed to encouraging the personal development and growth of students through the organization of a variety of co-and extra-curricular activities, which include cultural, social, sport and entertainment programs. In addition, the DSS is responsible for the provision of a variety of services.
Ajman University’s Student Hostels are operated in accordance with all institutional policies and regulations, under the authority and supervision of the Deanship of Student Affairs. Facilities are modern, comfortable and conducive to studying and socializing.
AU’s Library and Learning Resources Center is a dynamic information hub – intellectual matter is available via online technology as well as traditional sources.
Ajman University (AU) provides computing, networking, information and telecommunication resources to the university community so as to support teaching, research, and efficient administrative processes. Access to Information Technology resources is granted to members of the university community who are enrolled students, employees, or academic staff members.
The facilities for healthcare are on campus. Critical medical cases are often referred to nearby hospitals.
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.
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.