top General Information


Street:PO Box 5969


Post Code:13060

Tel.:+965 481-1188

Fax:+965 484-8648


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A major public university with 14 colleges, 122 academic departments and numerous centres located in Khaldiya, Shuwaikh, Adeliya, Kheifan and Jabriya

Institution Funding



Founded 1966. A State institution under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education.

Academic Year

September to August (September-January; February-June; July-August)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate or equivalent and entrance examination



top Officers

Head : Abdullatif Ahmad Al-Bader

Job title:President

Senior Administrative Officer : Anwar Khalifa Al-Yatama

Job title:Secretary-General

top Divisions

Centre : Arabic Regional Center for Environment Law

Centre : Community Services and Continuing Education

Centre : Distance Learning

Centre : Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies

Centre : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Dentistry, Health Administration, Medical Auxiliaries, Medical Technology, Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Radiology, Speech Therapy and Audiology

College : Architecture

Fields of study:Architecture, Interior Design, Visual Arts

College : Arts

Fields of study:Arabic, English, Geography, History, Mass Communication, Philosophy, Psychology

College : Business Administration

Fields of study:Accountancy, Administration, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Information Management, Management, Marketing, Public Administration

College : Computer Science and Engineering

Fields of study:Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Sciences

College : Education

Fields of study:Curriculum, Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education

College : Engineering and Petroleum

Fields of study:Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum and Gas Engineering

College : Graduate Studies

College : Science

Fields of study:Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Zoology

College : Shari'a and Islamic Studies

Fields of study:Comparative Law, Islamic Law, Islamic Studies, Koran

College : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Geography, Information Sciences, Library Science, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology

College : Women's

Fields of study:Communication Studies, Environmental Management, Family Studies, Food Science, Information Sciences, Nutrition, Speech Studies, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Technology

School : Law

Fields of study:Criminal Law, International Law, Law, Private Law, Public Law

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy, Surgery

Higher Diploma

Master's Degree


Updated on 25-07-2013