University of Bahrain (UOB) 


IAU Member


top General Information


Street:PO Box 32038


Province:Southern Directorate

Tel.:+973(17) 438-888

Fax:+973(17) 449-900


Institution Funding



Founded 1986, incorporating the University College of Arts, Science and Education, founded 1978 and the Gulf Polytechnic, College of Business and Administration and Engineering, founded 1981.

Academic Year

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

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate (Twajihia) or equivalent



Accrediting Agency

Higher Education Council, Ministry of Education

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Riyad Hamzah

Job title:President

Senior Administrative Officer : Waheeb Essa Al-Naser

Job title:Vice-President (Academic Programmes and Graduate Studies)

International Relations Officer : Hussain Al Ruffai

Job title:Director of Information and Public Relations

Tel:+973(17) 438-555

top Divisions

Centre : American Studies

Fields of study:American Studies

Centre : E-Learning

Fields of study:Distance Education

Centre : English Language

Fields of study:English

Centre : French Studies

Fields of study:French, French Studies

Centre : German Studies

Fields of study:Germanic Studies

Centre : Japanese Studies

Fields of study:Japanese

Centre : Measurement and Evaluation

Centre : Road and Transport Studies

Fields of study:Road Transport, Transport and Communications

College : Applied Studies

Fields of study:Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, Instrument Making, Mechanical Engineering

College : Arts

Fields of study:Arabic, Arts and Humanities, Communication Studies, English, Fine Arts, Islamic Studies, Literature, Mass Communication, Psychology, Social Sciences, Tourism

More details:Sukhair

College : Bahrain Teachers College

Fields of study:Curriculum, Education, Educational Technology, Psychology

More details:BTC

College : Business Administration

Fields of study:Accountancy, Administration, Banking, Business Administration, Economics, Management, Marketing

More details:Sukhair

College : Engineering

Fields of study:Architecture, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

More details:Isa Town

College : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Health Sciences, Nursing

College : Information Technology

Fields of study:Information Technology

College : Law

Fields of study:Law, Private Law, Public Law

More details:Sukhair

College : Physical Education and Physiotherapy

Fields of study:Physical Education, Physical Therapy

College : Science

Fields of study:Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physics

More details:Sukhair

top Degrees

Associate Diploma

Fields of study:Administration, Business Administration, Community Health, Electrical Engineering, Management, Mechanical Engineering, Multimedia, Nursing

Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Accountancy, Arabic, Architecture, Banking, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Education, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, English, Finance, Fine Arts, History, Information Technology, Interior Design, Islamic Studies, Landscape Architecture, Law, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Psychology, Radiology, Software Engineering, Statistics, Tourism

Postgraduate Diploma in Education

Master's Degree

Fields of study:Accountancy, Applied Physics, Arabic, Banking, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Communication Arts, Education, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Testing and Evaluation, Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Human Resources, Information Technology, Mathematics, Nutrition, Software Engineering

Doctor's Degree

Fields of study:Education, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Physical Education, Sports Management

top Academic Periodicals


Journal of Education and Psychological Sciences

Journal of Human Sciences

Journal of Thaqafat

The Arabian Journal of Accounting

Updated on 20-03-2012