Ajman University (AU)

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Ajman University
جامعة عجمان
ChancellorDr. Karim Seghir
25°24′44″N 55°30′24″E / 25.41222°N 55.50667°E / 25.41222; 55.50667Coordinates: 25°24′44″N 55°30′24″E / 25.41222°N 55.50667°E / 25.41222; 55.50667

Ajman University (Arabic: جامعة عجمان‎) is a private university established in the emirate of Ajman, UAE in 1988.[1] It was founded as the first private higher education institution in the UAE under the institutional name "Ajman University College of Science and Technology" and subsequently was renamed "Ajman University of Science and Technology". In 2018, it renamed again to "Ajman University".[2]

The Ajman University has two campuses one in Ajman and the other in Fujairah, the main campus is located on University Street in the Jarf district of Ajman, in close proximity to the Khalifa Hospital, Ajman Immigration Department, and Ajman Traffic Department; the 215,000 square meter (2.3 million square feet) campus has sports facilities (football, basketball, track and field, swimming), gymnasium, bookshop, health unit, restaurants, and mosques. Its standard academic year is divided into the fall (August) and spring (January) semesters; it also has one summer semester (June).[3] Ajman university was ranked as 44th top university in the Arab region according to QS University rankings[4]

Ajman University colleges[edit]

  • College of Engineering and Information Technology
  • College of Architecture, Art and Design
  • College of Dentistry
  • College of Mass Communication
  • College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Humanities and Sciences
  • College of Law
  • College of Medicine

Ajman University Programs[edit]


The University Campus[edit]

Activities and associations[edit]

In May 2019, Ajman University and Gulf Medical University signed a MoU to facilitate academic cooperation; the partnership is intended to foster technical cooperation, joint scientific research and dual degree programs.[5][6]


  1. ^ "Our Story | About". www.ajman.ac.ae. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  2. ^ "Ajman University". ajman.ac.ae. Retrieved 8 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Ajman University of Science & Technology (AUST) - Ajman, United Arab Emirates (UAE) - TEN Education". education.theemiratesnetwork.com. Retrieved 8 December 2017.
  4. ^ "QS University Rankings: Arab Region 2016". 5 November 2015. Retrieved 8 December 2017.
  5. ^ "Gulf Medical University Signs MoU With Ajman University". Abu Dhabi City Guide. May 28, 2019. Retrieved June 2, 2019.
  6. ^ "Gulf Medical University Signs MoU with Ajman University". UAE News 24/7. May 28, 2019. Retrieved June 2, 2019.

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