The University of Sharjah

University City, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

The University of Sharjah (also known as UOS) is a comprehensive academic institution with a distinctive learning style and a global vision. It is a pioneer in academia, scientific research and the arts in the UAE and the GCC region. All programs are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. Some programs such as Engineering, Communication, Science and Business have attained international accreditation.

The University of Sharjah is an innovative world-class teaching, learning
and research institution providing a distinctive, inspirational, creative and supportive environment. It is committed to providing a world class educational experience that prepares lifelong learners and leaders with integrated knowledge and skills.

They describe themselves as passionate about building a collaborative and sustainable environment that cultivates twenty-first century skills and fosters pioneering research and scholarship. They seek to serve the current and future needs of our local community and beyond by offering innovative academic and professional programs.

Ethical standards at the University of Sharjah are founded on ethical and civic responsibility in accordance with progressive Arab and Islamic ideals. There is a dedication to providing students with knowledge and support, so they are fully prepared to be the leaders of the future.

There are currently no vacancies.

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Key Staff

Office of The President: His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi

Office of The Chancellor: Hamid M.K. Al-Naimiy

  • Programs accredited internationally by ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and technology)
  • Communication programs accredited by ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass communication)
  • In 2021 University of Sharjah was ranked 658 in THE world ranking, climbing 100 positions from the 2020 ranking.
  • University of Sharjah has secured its position among the top 201-250 in THE Young world universities as well as in THE Asian universities ranking.
  • University of Sharjah is ranked the third best university in UAE.
  • In THE Subjects rankings, University of Sharjah has achieved the best ranking in Clinical and Health to be among the top 10 Arab universities, second in UAE, and 251-300 globally.
Key Facts
  • Founded: October 1997
  • Number of students: 17,064
  • Graduate students: 2,522
  • Undergraduates: 14,537
  • Staff Admin: 1,496
  • Faculty: 686

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