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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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Dr. Mark D. Shermis, AUBH Provost

AUBH Announce Assessment Process for Current Semester Using U.S.-based Online Proctoring

02 April 2020

First and only institution in Bahrain to use ProctorU, secure online examinations platform


AUBH Announces Measure in Support of Returning Bahrain-based Youth During the COVID-19 Pandemic

25 March 2020

Measures follow introduction of work-from-home protocols to support working parents among AUBH team

Mrs. Sameera Alatawi, Director of Information Technology

AUBH Ensures Seamless Continuation of Study Through Latest Online Learning Technology

11 March 2020

Microsoft Teams and Amazon Web Services already in place before temporary closure of campus

Dr. Susan E. Saxton, AUBH Founding President and Ms. Mariam Hussein, AUBH Student Council President

AUBH Launches ‘President for a Day’ Program to Expose Students to a Dynamic Workplace Setting

17 February 2020

First session sees Inaugural Student Council President, accompany AUBH President, Dr. Susan E. Saxton.

AUBH Faculty and Staff

AUBH Opens Campus Doors for Inaugural Sports Day, Emphasizing on Importance of a “Sound Mind, Sound Body”

11 February 2020

The American University of Bahrain (AUBH), Bahrain’s first American-Style University, today held its inaugural AUBH Sports Day, in line with Bahrain Sports Day, under...

Dr. Susan Saxton, AUBH Founding President, at Spring Term Orientation Day

AUBH Holds Orientation for Incoming Spring Semester Students

06 February 2020

New students from Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the wider region welcomed by Founding President Dr. Susan E. Saxton

AWS Academy

AUBH is Now Offering AWS Academy Cloud Computing Curriculum

30 January 2020

Program fills skills gap and addresses market demand for cloud computing professionals

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.

American University of Bahrain

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.