Statement of Accreditation Status
United Arab Emirates University

PO Box 15551
United Arab Emirates
Current Accreditation Status

Accredited- Indicates that the Commission has found that an institution has met or exceeded the expectations of the Standards and the Core Commitments to Institutional Capacity and Educational Effectiveness. Initial accreditation is for a period of five to seven years before the next comprehensive review. Reaffirmation is granted for a period of seven to ten years and may be accompanied by a request for interim reports and/or special visits, or a formal Notice of Concern.

Most Recent Commission Action: 
Thursday, March 19, 2020
First Accredited

Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC.

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Financial Structure Type

Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported.


Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy.

No Related Entity
Academic Calendar

The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system.

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: 
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Amr Sweedan Director of Academic Affairs amr.sweedan [at]
Board of Directors Chair Saeed Ghobash Chancellor, Chair of the Board saeedghobash [at]
Chief Academic Officer Ghaleb Al Hadrami Chief Academic Officer (Provost) hadrami [at]
Chief Executive Officer Ghaleb Al Breiki Acting Vice Chancellor [at]
Chief Financial Officer Robert Brelsford-Smith Chief Financial Officer rob.brelsford [at]
Director Institutional Research Wissam Ibrahim Director Office of Institutional Effectiveness wibrahim [at]
Degreesort descending Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
Accounting Bachelors 1977 On-Site
Agribusiness Management Masters 2014 On-Site
Agricultural Resource Management Bachelors 2001 On-Site
Applied Linguistics/ TESOL Bachelors 2003 On-Site
Arabic Language and Literature Bachelors 1977 On-Site
Architectural Engineering Bachelors 1981 On-Site
Architectural Engineering Masters 2010 On-Site
Art Education Bachelors 2014 On-Site
Biochemistry Bachelors 2011 On-Site
Biology Bachelors 1977 On-Site
Business Administration Bachelors 1977 On-Site
Business Administration Masters 2008 On-Site
Business Administration Masters 2008 On-Site
Chemical Engineering Bachelors 1980 On-Site
Chemical Engineering Masters 2004 On-Site
Chemistry Bachelors 1977 On-Site
Chemistry Masters 2012 On-Site
Civil Engineering Bachelors 1980 On-Site
Civil Engineering Masters 2006 On-Site
Clinical Psychology Masters 2010 On-Site
Communication Engineering Bachelors 2009 On-Site
Computer Engineering Bachelors 2014 On-Site
Computer Science Bachelors 2014 On-Site
Dietetics Bachelors 2001 On-Site
Doctor of Medicine Bachelors 2012 On-Site
Doctor of Pharmacy Professional Doctorate 2010 On-Site
Doctor of Philosophy - College of Education Research Doctorate 2010 On-Site
Doctor of Philosophy - College of Engineering Research Doctorate 2010 On-Site
Doctor of Philosophy - College of Food and Agriculture Research Doctorate 2010 On-Site
Doctor of Philosophy - College of Humanities and Social Sciences Research Doctorate 2010 On-Site
Doctor of Philosophy - College of Information Technology Research Doctorate 2010 On-Site
Doctor of Philosophy - College of Medicine and Health Science Research Doctorate 2010 On-Site
Doctor of Philosophy - College of Science Research Doctorate 2010 On-Site
Doctor of Philosophy in Law Research Doctorate 2018 On-Site
Doctorate of Business Administration Professional Doctorate 2010 On-Site
Double Major College of Humanities and Social Sciences Bachelors 2009 On-Site
E-Business Masters 2012 On-Site
Early Childhood Education Bachelors 1988 On-Site
Economics Bachelors 1977 On-Site
Education Masters 2007 On-Site
Electrical Engineering Bachelors 1981 On-Site
Electrical Engineering Masters 2007 On-Site
Elementary Education Bachelors 1988 On-Site
Engineering Management Masters 2004 On-Site
Engineering Management Masters 2004 On-Site
English Literature Bachelors 1977 On-Site
Environmental Sciences Masters 1999 On-Site
Finance and Banking Bachelors 2006 On-Site
Food Science Bachelors 2001 On-Site
Food Science Masters 2014 On-Site
Geography Bachelors 1977 On-Site
Geology Bachelors 1977 On-Site
Governance and Public Policy Masters 2012 On-Site
Health and Physical Education Bachelors 2016 On-Site
History Bachelors 1977 On-Site
Horticulture Bachelors 2001 On-Site
Horticulture Masters 2009 On-Site
Information Security Bachelors 2014 On-Site
Information Security Masters 2012 On-Site
Information Technology Bachelors 2001 On-Site
Information Technology Masters 2012 On-Site
International Trade Law Masters 2007 On-Site
IT Management Masters 2012 On-Site
Law Bachelors 2006 On-Site
Leadership and Society Bachelors 2009 On-Site
Linguistics Bachelors 2009 On-Site
Management Information Systems Bachelors 1995 On-Site
Marine Fisheries and Animal Science Bachelors 2001 On-Site
Mass Communication Bachelors 1979 On-Site
Master of Education Innovation Masters 2019 On-Site
Material Science and Engineering Masters 1999 On-Site
Mathematics Bachelors 1977 On-Site
Mathematics Masters 2012 On-Site
Mechanical Engineering Bachelors 1981 On-Site
Mechanical Engineering Masters 2007 On-Site
Medical Sciences Bachelors 2012 On-Site
Medical Sciences Masters 2006 On-Site
Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Masters 2012 On-Site
Network Engineering Masters 2012 On-Site
Nutritional Science Bachelors 2001 On-Site
Petroleum Engineering Bachelors 1980 On-Site
Petroleum Engineering Masters 2004 On-Site
Petroleum Geosciences Masters 2004 On-Site
Philosophy Bachelors 1977 On-Site
Physics Bachelors 1977 On-Site
Physics Masters 2012 On-Site
Political Science Bachelors 1977 On-Site
Preparatory and Secondary Education Bachelors 2014 On-Site
Private Law Masters 2007 On-Site
Private Law Masters 2012 On-Site
Professional Accounting Masters 2013 On-Site
Psychology Bachelors 1977 On-Site
Public Health Masters 2010 On-Site
Public Law Masters 2007 On-Site
Public Law Masters 2012 On-Site
Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems Masters 2003 On-Site
Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems Masters 2003 On-Site
Social Work Bachelors 1994 On-Site
Social Work Masters 2012 On-Site
Sociology Bachelors 1977 On-Site
Software Engineering Masters 2012 On-Site
Special Education Bachelors 1988 On-Site
Statistics Bachelors 1986 On-Site
Teaching Masters 2012 On-Site
Tourism Studies Bachelors 2009 On-Site
Translation Studies Bachelors 2003 On-Site
Veterinary Medicine Bachelors 2013 On-Site
Water Resources Masters 1999 On-Site
Season Year Review Type
Spring 2021 Offsite Review
Fall 2021 Accreditation Visit

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