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American University of Sharjah (AUS) was founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qassimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Sharjah. Sheikh Sultan realized his vision of a distinctive institution against the backdrop of regional history and in the context of the aspirations and needs of contemporary society in the UAE and the Gulf region.
American University of Sharjah is a not-for-profit, independent, coeducational institution of higher education formed on American models. AUS integrates liberal studies and professional education to give its graduates both breadth and specialization.