The American University of the Middle East (AUM) is a private university established in 2005 in Kuwait. AUM’s mission is to provide an interactive learning environment that facilitates the development of leaders who are committed to their culture, global ethical values, and professionalism.
The University started its journey with only hundreds of enrolled students and a small building, to become within the last 10 years a landmark in the private education sector in Kuwait and the region through its curricula, its integrated campus, and its culture, which embraces diversity and innovation.
AUM is ranked #1 University in Kuwait and in Top 701-750 globally by QS World University Rankings 2023. An exemplary rating of 5 Stars has been awarded to AUM by QS Stars Rating System.
The campus has been steadily evolving into an educational hub that hosts modernly designed buildings and a mix of green and urban landscape. AUM is considered one of the largest and most beautiful among private university campuses in the region.
AUM has two colleges: the College of Engineering and Technology and the College of Business Administration, in addition to a Liberal Arts Department and an English preparatory programme.
The College of Engineering and Technology offers seven undergraduate engineering programmes – architectural, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial and mechanical – in addition to two undergraduate technology programmes – information system technology, and telecommunications and networking technology.
The College of Business Administration offers a BSc in accounting and another in business administration with four concentrations – finance, marketing, management information system and human resources management – in addition to an MBA.