Founded in 2008, in affiliation with Purdue University in the US, the American University of the Middle East (AUM) is a leading higher education institution and the biggest private University in Kuwait offering bachelor degree programs in Business, Engineering and Technology as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA).
AUM aims to create a solid learning environment that facilitates the development of committed, ethical and professional young leaders through its various programs that are being delivered by widely experienced faculty members coming from different educational and cultural backgrounds. With faculty members and staff coming from more than 60 countries, AUM’s close-knit learning and teaching environment celebrates diversity, innovation and dynamism.
Striving to meet the highest academic international standards, AUM’s Bachelor’s degree programs in Industrial, Computer and Electrical Engineering have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, and Telecommunications and Networking Technology (TNT) has been accredited as well by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, which is the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology. AUM continues its plans and preparations towards receiving the ABET accreditation for the remaining offered majors at the College of Engineering and Technology and the AACSB accreditation for the College of Business Administration.
AUM focuses on its students by applying the “Learner Centered Approach” emphasizing on the acquisition of theoretical and practical knowledge as well as students empowerment, enabling them to not only apply this knowledge, but to also benefit from it in both their professional and personal lives.
AUM Campus comprising lavish green spaces and modernly designed buildings that mainly include:
That is in addition to an outdoor amphitheater, numerous cafeterias and restaurants, 2 multi-storey car parking complexes and a wide range of high-tech labs and facilities. A career at AUM is an opportunity to work with accomplished academic and professional colleagues, offering one of the best job remuneration packages across the globe and an opportunity for career and intellectual growth.