Arab Open University, Bahrain – one of the eight operating branches of Arab Open University – is the non-profit, open learning, sustainable development university. The idea of establishing Open University in the Arab world was initiated by HRH Prince Talal Bin Abdulaziz, the President of the Arab Gulf Development (AGFUND) Programs. This initiative developed to a full-fledged Arab Open University in 2002, with a strategic partnership with the Open University in the United Kingdom, the world’s first higher education open learning institution. The Arab Open University is unique in its flexibility that accommodates the demand of learners’ personal and professional lives. Moreover, the Arab Open University employs ‘blended learning system’, comprise institutional practices and programmatic initiatives that broaden the students’ access to the learning and training opportunities. These include conventional teaching and learning, self-pace learning packages and online personalized communication channels with tutors supported by advanced information technology.
Bachelor in Business Studies
Master in Business Administration
Bachelor in Information Technology and Computing (ITC)
Bachelor in Social Sciences
Bachelor in Economics
Bachelor in Islamic Studies
Bachelor in Arabic Civilization