Media Center | American University of Sharjah

The AUS Media Center offers helpful information and resources for members of the media who are working on stories related to the university or who are looking for an expert viewpoint on a current topic.


American University of Sharjah (AUS) was founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed AlQasimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Sharjah. 

AUS is an independent, non-profit, coeducational institution formed on the American liberal arts model. It provides students from all backgrounds, and with diverse ambitions for the future, the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. AUS students are challenged academically and benefit from the expertise of world-class faculty, who are active researchers and leaders in their fields, making breakthroughs and discoveries in areas that impact our society and future. Beyond the classroom, AUS students enjoy a wide range of extracurricular activities, clubs, teams and associations.

Expert Faculty


Are you looking for a knowledgeable source on a particular topic? Our highly respected faculty members are experts in their fields. If you would like to contact one of our professors for expert commentary on a topic, please get in touch with the media relations contacts listed below.

Media Relations Contacts

The Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing is the main source for information about AUS news. For media inquiries and requests for resources, interviews, editorials or news articles, please contact [email protected].

AUS Image and Brand


The AUS brand mark and seal are representative of our institution and may not be altered in any way, or used for commercial purposes without our consent. 

Visit and Explore

Apart from its academic excellence, the other reason AUS is renowned throughout the region is for its magnificent campus. Situated in Sharjah’s beautiful University City, AUS boasts a self-contained campus environment filled with a sense of community.

If you would like to schedule a visit, please contact [email protected].

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