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AUM, Egaila Kuwait
    • QS World University Rankings
      801-1000
    • QS Stars
      5
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    The American University of the Middle East (AUM) is a leading higher education institution established in 2005 in Kuwait. AUM has two colleges: the College of Business Administration and the College of Engineering and Technology. 

    AUM has achieved an overall exemplary rating of 5 Stars in the QS Stars Rating System, also awarded multiple 5 Stars in the following criteria: Teaching, Academic development, Internationalization, Employability, Online learning, Facilities, and Inclusiveness. The 2021 QS World University Rankings lists AUM among the world's top 1,000 universities and number 3 globally for international faculty. Also, AUM has been ranked as the most green and sustainable university in Kuwait in the 2020 UI GreenMetric World University Rankings. 

    As an oasis of learning in Kuwait, AUM prides itself with having:

    • A University campus stretching over an area of 261,190 square meters and considered as the largest and most beautiful among private university campuses in the region
    • Local and international accreditations
    • A world-class faculty with top-notch academic, professional and research experience
    • Global affiliations and partnerships: working with world-class institutions to advance education, research, and entrepreneurship
    • A Research and Innovation Center comprising of a Robotics Center, a Nanotechnology Center, and an Engineering Capstone Center
    • Business Innovation Center comprising of a Business Capstone Center, and six clubs (Entrepreneurship, Accounting, Finance, Human Resources Management, Management Information System, Marketing)
    • Students achieving outstanding results in local and international academic and athletic/sports competitions
    • A vibrant campus life: ongoing student activities, a state-of-the-art Cultural Center, a high-tech library, and student clubs and societies
    • Strong support for student success: Tawteen Career Center, Writing Lab, an Academic Advancement Center, and a Tutoring Center
    • An empowered community through sports and athletics. The Sports Center comprising of indoor and outdoor 

    Programs at AUM are taught in English

    Find out more via the American University of the Middle East’s social media accounts: Instagram , Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube

    AUM has one campus, with the following buildings and faculties:


    AUM Facilities was awarded with the highest rating of 5 Stars in the QS Stars Rating System. 

    AUM offers several support systems related to students’ academic, search for employment and social activities such as:

     

    Around 10 percent of AUM students are international. There are over 80 nationalities on campus when taking into account faculty, staff and students.

    Students are the American University of the Middle East actively engage in extracurricular activities, such as:

    • Societies and student clubs
    • Arts, Culture and Music events 
    • Athletics and Sports
    • On-campus, national and international competitions and field trips
    • Activities related to Community Service, Well-being, Sustainability and Inclusiveness

    Students live off campus at AUM. For accommodation needs, international students can contact the Student Affairs Office

    The admission criteria, documentation and fees are common for local and international students. 

    Students can contact the Admissions Office for enquiries regarding scholarships. 

    The Tawteen Career Center at AUM provides current students and alumni with several career services. The Alumni Office facilitates communication between students and alumni and helps create and strengthen long-lasting relations between alumni at AUM.

    AUM’s Tawteen Career Center prepares and guides students with the career exploration process through a wide range of career planning services, including:

    • Mentoring sessions on CV writing, preparing students for interviews and job search strategies
    • Trainings and workshops to enhance students’ career prospects like team building and cohesion, self-awareness, communication skills, ethics and trust, time management, stress management and many more
    • Internship opportunities for students to ensure they get appropriate high-end training that will prepare them for their future career
    • Corporate placement services where a Business Development team is in charge of widening the scope of career related opportunities for students and alumni, establish field trips, and bridge the gap between students and employers by organizing Field Trips & Information Sessions

    The American University of the Middle East’s alumni network has grown rapidly – starting with 50 graduates in 2011-2012 to more than 6000 graduates as of 2020. 

    AUM’s Alumni Office encourages alumni engagement with the university and enables their involvement with employers and organizations that offer employment opportunities by hosting annual events and professional development activities, workshops, career fairs, alumni gatherings, and on-campus interviews.

    The AUM Alumni Office – within the Tawteen Career Center at AUM – assists AUM alumni with their professional journey after graduation through various professional development opportunities and by helping them secure better employment opportunities.

    About

    The American University of the Middle East (AUM) is a leading higher education institution established in 2005 in Kuwait. AUM has two colleges: the College of Business Administration and the College of Engineering and Technology. 

    AUM has achieved an overall exemplary rating of 5 Stars in the QS Stars Rating System, also awarded multiple 5 Stars in the following criteria: Teaching, Academic development, Internationalization, Employability, Online learning, Facilities, and Inclusiveness. The 2021 QS World University Rankings lists AUM among the world's top 1,000 universities and number 3 globally for international faculty. Also, AUM has been ranked as the most green and sustainable university in Kuwait in the 2020 UI GreenMetric World University Rankings. 

    As an oasis of learning in Kuwait, AUM prides itself with having:

    • A University campus stretching over an area of 261,190 square meters and considered as the largest and most beautiful among private university campuses in the region
    • Local and international accreditations
    • A world-class faculty with top-notch academic, professional and research experience
    • Global affiliations and partnerships: working with world-class institutions to advance education, research, and entrepreneurship
    • A Research and Innovation Center comprising of a Robotics Center, a Nanotechnology Center, and an Engineering Capstone Center
    • Business Innovation Center comprising of a Business Capstone Center, and six clubs (Entrepreneurship, Accounting, Finance, Human Resources Management, Management Information System, Marketing)
    • Students achieving outstanding results in local and international academic and athletic/sports competitions
    • A vibrant campus life: ongoing student activities, a state-of-the-art Cultural Center, a high-tech library, and student clubs and societies
    • Strong support for student success: Tawteen Career Center, Writing Lab, an Academic Advancement Center, and a Tutoring Center
    • An empowered community through sports and athletics. The Sports Center comprising of indoor and outdoor 

    Programs at AUM are taught in English

    Find out more via the American University of the Middle East’s social media accounts: Instagram , Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube

    AUM has one campus, with the following buildings and faculties:


    AUM Facilities was awarded with the highest rating of 5 Stars in the QS Stars Rating System. 

    AUM offers several support systems related to students’ academic, search for employment and social activities such as:

     

    Around 10 percent of AUM students are international. There are over 80 nationalities on campus when taking into account faculty, staff and students.

    Students are the American University of the Middle East actively engage in extracurricular activities, such as:

    • Societies and student clubs
    • Arts, Culture and Music events 
    • Athletics and Sports
    • On-campus, national and international competitions and field trips
    • Activities related to Community Service, Well-being, Sustainability and Inclusiveness

    Students live off campus at AUM. For accommodation needs, international students can contact the Student Affairs Office

    The admission criteria, documentation and fees are common for local and international students. 

    Students can contact the Admissions Office for enquiries regarding scholarships. 

    The Tawteen Career Center at AUM provides current students and alumni with several career services. The Alumni Office facilitates communication between students and alumni and helps create and strengthen long-lasting relations between alumni at AUM.

    AUM’s Tawteen Career Center prepares and guides students with the career exploration process through a wide range of career planning services, including:

    • Mentoring sessions on CV writing, preparing students for interviews and job search strategies
    • Trainings and workshops to enhance students’ career prospects like team building and cohesion, self-awareness, communication skills, ethics and trust, time management, stress management and many more
    • Internship opportunities for students to ensure they get appropriate high-end training that will prepare them for their future career
    • Corporate placement services where a Business Development team is in charge of widening the scope of career related opportunities for students and alumni, establish field trips, and bridge the gap between students and employers by organizing Field Trips & Information Sessions

    The American University of the Middle East’s alumni network has grown rapidly – starting with 50 graduates in 2011-2012 to more than 6000 graduates as of 2020. 

    AUM’s Alumni Office encourages alumni engagement with the university and enables their involvement with employers and organizations that offer employment opportunities by hosting annual events and professional development activities, workshops, career fairs, alumni gatherings, and on-campus interviews.

    The AUM Alumni Office – within the Tawteen Career Center at AUM – assists AUM alumni with their professional journey after graduation through various professional development opportunities and by helping them secure better employment opportunities.

    University highlights

    American University of the Middle East is one of the top universities in Egaila, Kuwait. It is ranked #801-1000 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2021
      #801-1000

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    100
    International Faculty Ratio
    16.9
    International Students Ratio
    2021
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