American University of Bahrain

Category University
Curriculum American Cirriculum
Founded 2019
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Comprehensive, purpose-built, American-model co-educational University

The American University of Bahrain (AUBH) is a comprehensive, purpose-built, American-model co-educational university located in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Supported by the Elm Fund, AUBH offers a unique and holistic approach to education, encouraging interaction and collaboration among students, faculty, and the professional community.

Situated in Riffa, Bahrain, the modern campus spans 75,000 square meters and is equipped with innovative and high-tech facilities, enhancing the teaching and learning experience. In addition to classrooms, libraries, and labs, the campus features a Sports Center with indoor and outdoor courts and fields, a spacious Student Commons, and an Auditorium for special events.

AUBH’s curriculum is designed by experts and specialists to equip students with both knowledge and soft skills necessary to thrive in a rapidly changing environment. The quality of education at AUBH mirrors that of the top universities in the United States. The university’s unique academic structure enables students to discover their passions and develop their abilities, leading to successful careers in their chosen industries.


The American University of Bahrain will be internationally recognized for quality and innovation in learning, the success of the leaders it graduates, and its positive impact on social and economic transformation.


Our mission is to provide transformative, flexible, and innovative learning opportunities to position graduates to launch and sustain satisfying and successful careers. We will foster learner success by promoting interdisciplinarity and entrepreneurial endeavors, providing analytical and technical skills necessary to thrive in the digital economy, and engaging with our communities to foster respect, positive impact, and social responsibility.


Our leadership team continuously strives to empower a spirit of individuality and entrepreneurship in both the faculty and our students, allowing each person to develop their own passions within their chosen career or field of study. Comprising a diverse mix of international and local talent, AUBH’s senior team consists of visionary academics and accomplished business professionals. Embracing diversity and multiculturalism, our leadership team is led by President Dr. Bradley J. Cook.


AUBH is proud to be licensed by the Higher Education Council of the Ministry of Education of Bahrain. On March 17, 2023, The American University of Bahrain (AUBH) officially received U.S. accreditation through the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), one of the most renowned accrediting agencies in the United States. This accreditation places AUBH among a select few universities accredited by this prestigious commission in the GCC and MENA region.

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