American University of Sharjah

Why AUS?

Why Study at AUS


"Life is full of experiences, and owning the power to create and control experience is highly rewarding. Interior design is a perfect marriage between creative and technical elements that combine to produce this experience."

Noora Abdulaziz Lootah

Junior, Interior Design


We offer you the chance to experience authentic American education in the Gulf. 

This statement has four meanings:

  • First, the standard of instruction is the same as that of outstanding universities in America.
  • Second, the method of classroom instruction is American in its emphasis on individual initiative, active learning and the application of knowledge.
  • Third, student life on campus is rich with clubs, sports and cultural events.
  • Fourth, the curriculum is organized according to the American pattern of semesters and courses.

In addition, we are proud to be a reflection of the progressive spirit of the Emirates, admitting bright young men and women as students solely on the basis of their academic qualifications regardless of race, color, gender, religion, disability, age or national origin. Strategically placed between the Far East and the West, between Africa and Asia, our location is one of our greatest assets.

From ancient times to the modern day, Sharjah boasts a well-deserved reputation throughout the region as an important center of commerce and trade as well as art and culture.

So invest your time, your mind and your spirit in AUS and reap the benefits of your hard work and dedication in years to come. We are there for you every step of the way!