IAU Member


top General Information


Street:P.O. Box 32038


Province:Southern Directorate

Tel.:+973 1743-8888

Fax:+973 1744-9900


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

Tuition Fees

National:120 per semester (BHD)



Accrediting Agency

Higher Education Council, Ministry of Education

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Riyad Y. Hamzah

Job title:President

Senior Administrative Officer : Waheeb Essa Al-Naser

Job title:Vice President For Academic Programs and Graduate Studies

International Relations Officer : Hussain Al Ruffai

Job title:Director of Information and Public Relations

International Relations Officer : Mohammed Abdulla Baqer

Job title:Vice President of Information Technology Services, Administrative and Financial Affairs

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 Training

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 and Sport Science

Fields of study:Health Sciences, Nursing, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Sports

College : Information Technology

Fields of study:Information Technology

College : Law

Fields of study:Law, Private Law, Public Law

More details:Sukhair

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, Dental Hygiene, Electrical Engineering, Management, Mechanical Engineering, Multimedia


Fields of study:Community Health, Midwifery, Nursing

Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Accountancy, Actuarial Science, Arabic, Architecture, Automation and Control Engineering, Banking, Biology, Business Administration, 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, International Business, International Economics, Islamic Studies, Laboratory Techniques, Landscape Architecture, Law, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Nursing, Operations Research, Pharmacy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physics, Production Engineering, Psychology, Radiology, Sociology, Software Engineering, Statistics, Tourism

Postgraduate Diploma in Education

Fields of study:Education, Psychology

Master's Degree

Fields of study:Accountancy, Applied Physics, Arabic, Banking, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Data Processing, Dietetics, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Testing and Evaluation, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management, English, Environmental Studies, Finance, Health Sciences, Human Resources, Information Technology, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Midwifery, Nursing, Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Private Law, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Public Law, Real Estate, Software Engineering, Sports, Sports Management

Doctor's Degree

Fields of study:Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Studies, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Private Law, Public Law, Sports Management


Also Higher Diploma in Meteorology, Professional Development (PD) and Educational Leadership Programmes (ELP)

top Academic Periodicals


Journal of Education and Psychological Sciences

Journal of Human Sciences

Journal of Thaqafat

The Arabian Journal of Accounting

top Student & Staff Numbers


Statistics Year:2019-2020

Full Time Total:2000


Statistics Year:2019-2020


Updated on 20-03-2012