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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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AUBH Students

AUBH Welcomes Class of 2024

10 September 2020

Full plan in place to ensure well-being including NHRA-accredited Campus Clinic

Dr. Susan E. Saxton, AUBH Founding President

AUBH Launches New Bachelor's Degree Programs for 2020-2021 Academic Year

06 August 2020

Enrollment is now open for new programs – Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Dr. Susan E. Saxton, Founding President

AUBH Announces Campus Re-opening Strategy For September 2020

25 July 2020

The University rolls-out protective measures to ensure the well-being of the AUBH Community.

Mr. William D. Hurt, Chief Operating Officer

AUBH Announces the Appointment of William D. Hurt as Chief Operating Officer

13 July 2020

Hurt has a distinguished career in the set-up and operation of regional and international education brands.

AWS Academy

AUBH Launches AWS Academy Cloud Foundations Course Through Distance Learning

15 June 2020

Bahrain’s American-style University is an AWS Academy member institution

Dr. Mark D. Shermis

AUBH Offers Cambridge Assessment Testing on AI-enabled, Online Proctoring Platform

17 May 2020

University opens Cambridge Linguaskill testing to the community as response to urgent market demand in response to widespread English assessment tests cancellation


AUBH Opens Admissions with Special Allowances for Academic Year 2020-2021

27 April 2020

Thanks to early implementation of technology, summer semester also running as normal

California State University, Northridge

The American University of Bahrain Forming an Academic Partnership with California State University, Northridge

23 April 2020

The American University of Bahrain (AUBH), the first purpose-built American-style university in the Kingdom of Bahrain, is excited to announce its pursuit of an...

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.

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