American University of Ras Al Khaimah

American University of Ras Al Khaimah



American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK)

American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), an English-medium university

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is an independent co-education institution of Higher Education that provides an integrated American-style learning.

As a prospective student, or the parent of a prospective student, you have many choices available to you for higher education in the UAE – over 100 different institutions, to be exact. Choosing which one, however, is the right one for you, or your son or daughter, can be a challenge when you do not know exactly what it is you need or want, or what will be the most beneficial place to study given your personality, interests, career plans, or financial situation.

At American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) you will find many qualities that could be just the ones you are looking for. Firstly, and very importantly, AURAK is licensed as an academic institution and all of its programs are accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research giving you the confidence that you are investing in an educational experience that has the stamp of approval from the highest educational body in the UAE.

Secondly, it is an institution designed around the American model of higher education which signifies that not only will you be educated and trained in a certain field (such as engineering, biotechnology or translation) preparing you for a specific career path, but you will also be required to study a general education curriculum that will expose you to a set of new ideas and ways of doing things, of thinking more critically about the world and your place in it, and how to equip yourself for success in whatever shape or form it takes for you.

Finally, AURAK will give you the opportunity to become fluent in English as you will go through your four years of study completely with English as the medium of instruction so that at graduation you can expect to be fully bilingual (Arabic / English). As a result, you will have opened up for yourself multiple options for employment and / or for graduate studies, if you should choose to further your education.

Add to the benefits above, the strategic and convenient location of Ras Al Khaimah, with its growing economy and sustainable development providing AURAK students multiple internship opportunities, as well as the slate of accomplished and recognized faculty and the diverse and engaged student body, and you find an unbeatable combination of academic and professional excellence that is both accessible and affordable. For many families, both in Ras Al Khaimah and beyond, AURAK is becoming the place to entrust their educational goals and aspirations.

American University of Ras Al Khaimah encourage you to explore AURAK and see if it might be the same for you.

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