Ahlia University

Ahlia University (AU) is a private university in Manama, Bahrain, established in 2001. An autonomous institution independently chartered, funded and managed by the private sector, AU is the first private university to be licensed by the Government of Bahrain. The founders articulated their vision of a distinctive institution of higher education to ensure that science and education take their rightful place in the building and advancement of Bahraini society. Some of its notable professors include Dr Amer Al-Roubaie, Dr. Wajeeh El-Ali and Dr. Akram Jalal.

All the professional programmes offered by AU are accredited by Bahrain’s Higher Education Council as well as highly reputed and distinguished leading universities in the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Ahlia University was among the first Bahraini private universities to be recognized by the Kuwaiti Ministry of Higher Education.

Ahlia University currently consists of six colleges, one deanship and one center:

  • College of Arts, Science and Education
  • College of Business and Finance
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Graduate Studies and Research
  • College of Information Technology
  • College of Medical anHealth Sciences
  • Deanship of Student Affairs
  • Media Production Centre

Ahlia University, in collaboration with Brunel University (U.K.), offers a Ph.D. programme Without Residence in the Colleges of Business & Finance and Information Technology. The programme is fully recognized by the UK education authorities and accredited by the Ministry of Education of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Q&A Advisory aided Ahlia University with their Academic Programs in the College of IT & Engineering with the addition of Cloud Computing, Big Data and Open Source Systems for the Masters in IT program that were approved by the Quality Assurance Authority from the Higher Education Council, part of the Ministry of Education in the Kingdom of Bahrain.Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail