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University of Sharjah

University of Sharjah Sharjah,
United Arab Emirates View map
United Arab Emirates


The University of Sharjah (UOS) is a private non-profit national university established in 1997 by its founder, president and chairman, the Ruler of Sharjah His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al-Qassimi.

Located in the Emirate of Sharjah/UAE, UNESCO’S Cultural Capital of the Arab and Islamic World. It is a five-minute drive from Sharjah International airport, 15 minutes from Dubai Airport and two hours from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE.

UoS and its three Branches in AlDhaid; Khor Fakkan and Kalba is spread on 350,000 m.sq. houses 12 degree granting colleges three research centers, three theaters.

Our campus services help makes The University of Sharjah a great place to work and study. 

UoS has an effective university facility responsive to the changing programs of educational delivery, and provides a physical environment that is comfortable, safe, secure, accessible, well illuminated, well ventilated, and aesthetically pleasing. The university facility consists of the following services:

  •        Housing services for students, faculty, in us on-campus dormitories and apartments. 
  •          Information technology
  •          athletic fields, playgrounds, and sate of the art sport centers
  •          Vehicular access and parking.
  •          Medical services
  •          It is also home of 9 libraries; two large academic libraries, a specialized medical library and a specialized library in the college of Fine Arts.
  •          Faculty club
  •          Banking facilities
  •          Restaurants and coffee shops
  •          Student centers
  •          Special needs resource center
  •          Child care services

Our spacious campus provides all facilities necessary for comfortable living on campus.

The University of Sharjah is a residential university with over 2,000 students living on campus. Students have access to extraordinary campus resources and a wide range of cultural and social activities and opportunities. Everything from food and athletics to healthcare is available within a short walk and at reasonable prices and convenient hours. Our two sports complexes provide facilities for sports of all types, including swimming, tennis and football. ​


The students can enjoy their life on campus by engaging in sports activities available in our state state-of-the-art sports complexes, (one for men and one for women) and a standard-size soccer field together with a running track and outdoor lighting on the main campus.

The University's large multicultural student population invites for a diverse range of clubs, societies, and unions as well as academic societies.

UoS is a comprehensive academic institution offering more than 95 including diplo­mas, BSc/BA’s, MSc/MA’s/MBA’s, PhD’s and a specialist Executive MBA (EMBA) program. Programs with a distinctive learning style and a global vision. It is a pioneer in academia, scientific research and the arts in the UAE and the GCC region. UoS has almost 14,325students representing 96 nationalities and 656 full-time faculty. In the Medical and Health Sciences field, it’s critically acclaimed and dedicated medical cluster has modern facilities for the study


University Highlights

Total students - 13,492


International students - 7,749


Total faculty staff - 665


Total students - 13,492


International students - 7,749


Total faculty staff - 665

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