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Arabian Gulf University

Vision The Arabian Gulf University looks forward to undertaking its role as a regional Gulf university in addressing the developmental issues of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries through its innovative and effective educational and research programs with relevance to Arabian Gulf regional issues and aspires to gain an eminent international reputation. Mission The Arabian Gulf University aims to be an exemplary regional Gulf university striving to focus its efforts on fundamental regional issues of the Gulf Cooperation Council in health, human development, environment, science and technology and aims to contribute effectively to spreading the culture of knowledge and education in Arabian Gulf society.

Master's Programmes



The idea to build the Arabian Gulf University was based on the importance of university and higher level education in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) society. The General Convention of Arab Education for the GCC at its fourth meeting, held in Bahrain on the 3rd and 4th of April, 1979, decided to establish the Arabian Gulf University to be located in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

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Student services

This consists of a number of activities that include:

  • An orientation week of getting to know the new students
  • Art exhibitions and charity sales
  • Parties
  • Competitions
  • Field trips
  • Visiting tourist destinations and historical sites in the Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Attending events that occur off the University campus
  • Participating in the social events University Council Countries organized by The Secretariat-General of the Cooperation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf.

Student Life

Sports facilities

The university has a sports facility for its employees that contains two squash courts, two ground tennis courts, a swimming pool and a gym in Sakhir.

The University also participates in the sports league for GCC universities organized by the Secretariat-General of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, including internal participation and activities held by local and private universities, including those by the GOYS.

Student clubs

The Student Affairs Unit was established to take care of the responsibilities of the activities and services that and the various types of care that the University gives to its students. The goals of student Affairs spring from the message of education in the GCC which concentrates on the preparation of the student in a framework of Islamic upbringing, and Arab traditions.

Student Reviews

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My experience in university is quite excellent.During my university life i have learnt lot of stuff.I have a grip on different important software.Now after studying in this university i am able to move on for further higher education


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