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The American University of Bahrain offers degree programs delivered by highly qualified educators and mentors with a unique collaborative approach focused on graduate outcomes and employment-readiness. Learning and growing within our vibrant and extensive campus in Riffa, students will gain the technical, professional and personal skills necessary for a lifetime of success.

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The Admissions office in the Welcome Center

Friendly Transfer Credit Process Attracts Transfer Students to AUBH

20 January 2020

Friendly transfer credit process played pivotal role in students from North America, MENA, and Asia applying to and enrolling in Bahrain’s first American-style University.

Mumtalakat panel discussion participants

AUBH Hosts First Open House of 2020 in Partnership with Mumtalakat

11 January 2020

Featuring a Panel Talk led by Mumtalakat, Micro-Session on the Role of AI in Business and Mobile as a Locative Media led by AUBH...

National Day dancing at AUBH

AUBH Celebrates Inaugural National Day

19 December 2019

The American University of Bahrain (AUBH) today marked its first Bahrain National Day, since the University’s opening last September. AUBH held a festival of...

Bahraini Women's Day celebration at AUBH

AUBH Honors Faculty and Staff as it Marks First Bahraini Women’s Day Since Opening

06 December 2019

The American University of Bahrain (AUBH) today honored its female members of staff and faculty, thanking them for their contribution to the national economy...

Provost, Mark Shermis and Jaison Morgan

The Power of Prizes and the Science of Competition

30 November 2019

The American University of Bahrain hosted Mr. Jaison Morgan, a globally recognized industry expert in the field of incentive engineering, and CEO of CommonPool.

Dr. Susan Saxton, Founding President

AUBH Founding President Dr Susan Saxton Joins Panel to Judge the Bahrain Award for Entrepreneurship

29 November 2019

The American University of Bahrain has been honored by The Bahrain Award for Entrepreneurship with the selection of Founding President Dr Susan Saxton as...

The President's Run commences!

AUBH Kicks Off Event Series with the President’s Run

30 October 2019

Dr. Susan E. Saxton, Founding President of AUBH, and the inaugural class of 2023, run one mile together. One Team, One Run!

Mumtalakat visit the Campus

AUBH and Mumtalakat Host Special Guests on a Weekend Campus Tour

15 September 2019

Dr. Susan E. Saxton, President of the American University of Bahrain, and the CEO of Mumtalakat, Mr. Khalid Al Rumaihi, welcomed the Vice President...

First scholarship recipients

AUBH Continues to Grant Scholarships

11 September 2019

The Kingdom’s first American-style university, the American University of Bahrain (AUBH) has granted its first scholarships to two outstanding students.

AUBH Faculty and staff

AUBH Welcomes New Highly Acclaimed Faculty to Bahrain

04 August 2019

The American University of Bahrain (AUBH) has welcomed some of its new faculty members into the Kingdom, as it prepares to open its doors...

AUBH President, Susan Saxton, plants the first tree

AUBH President Plants First Palm Tree on Campus

30 May 2019

President of the American University of Bahrain, Dr. Susan Saxton, planted the first of many palm trees in the American University of Bahrain campus...

Open day at the Four seasons Hotel, Bahrain Bay

Open Day for AUBH Draws Hundreds of Visitors

12 May 2019

After the American University of Bahrain (AUBH) opened its admission process for the first term in September 2019, hundreds of students and parents attended...

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Celebrating a quality American-style university education, created for students from Bahrain and across the Gulf who share a common goal of success on the world stage.