Al Ghurair University, UAE is a private educational institution, offering innovative under-graduate and graduate programmes, providing continuing professional education and engaging in relevant and impactful research. With a view to meet the region’s growing need for skilled workforce and well-qualified managers, Al Ghurair Group, one of the biggest corporate houses in the United Arab Emirates with presence in more than 50 countries, founded it in 1991. The university adopts a global view in its educational programmes to help students launch their careers in a globalised and connected world.
AGU offers bachelors and masters programmes approved by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Government of UAE. Students from all the GCC countries enrol with its programmes.
The varsity comprises a number of colleges that offer courses in business studies, engineering & computing, interior design, foundation & general studies and graduate studies. Its Islamic Bank and Financial Center aims to benefit the entire region with creative, specialised skill development courses that are taught through distance learning. It has tie-ups with numerous Islamic banks and corporations for consulting, skill addition programmes, research and placement.
AGU has a quality library that offers access to a wide collection of journals, newspapers, books, dissertations, computing facilities, e-Books, documents and research publications. The library also offers access to Al Manhal (Arabic), a database of peer-reviewed law journals in the region.
The university uses advanced teaching techniques like the Learning Management System – Blackboard, computer and engineering laboratories and resourced lecture halls to foster an environment conducive to imparting high quality education.
The university is presided over by Dr Abdurahem Mohammed Al Ameen and a well-qualified team of professors and directors.
It aims to continuously enhance its course curriculum through corporate engagement, active research and development. Presently, it has ties with Birmingham City University, UK, University of California at Davis, Fachhochschule Nordhausen University of Applied Sciences, Germany.
The varsity is looking forward to associating with Indian School of Business, Boston University and National University of Singapore.
The university endeavours to provide the best of both theoretical and practical knowledge. It conducts exchange programmes, site visits to prominent institutions and company offices world over. It has rolled out training programmes in various IT fields using its Center for IT Training and Continuing Education.
These innovative courses include Windows Training, Oracle Database Training, SQL Server Training, Visual Studio and .NET courses, Java Training, web development and Adobe Products Training among others.
That AGU’s courses are recognised by higher education authorities in Iraq, Jordon, Oman, Pakistan, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, is a testimony of the quality of education that the