The American University of the Middle East (AUM) is a leading higher education institution in Kuwait and the region. Located in Egaila on an expansive and dynamic campus, AUM is designed to provide an intellectually challenging yet engaging and authentic academic environment with the student as the fulcrum of everything that happens there.
AUM currently has 9,474 enrolled fulltime students. The offered academic curricula are meticulously developed by HUMANSOFT to reflect AUM’s educational philosophy and are delivered by widely experienced faculty members coming from different educational and cultural backgrounds. AUM offers its students world class academic programs at its College of Engineering and Technology and College of Business Administration, at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
Established in 2008 in affiliation with Purdue University in the US, AUM had one vision and one mission: to be a leading university in Kuwait and beyond.
AUM’s leadership and faculty understand current and future challenges at a local and global level; that is why focus has been placed on shaping future young leaders who can guide and direct industries and economies towards new grounds in innovation and research. The offering of majors is continuously upgraded and expanding in order to cater for the needs of the job market and demand in different business and tech industries.
As a privately owned university, AUM prides itself on being an “Oasis of Learning” in Kuwait. The campus that stretches over 261,190 square meters plays an integral role in the holistic development and learning approach of AUM.
The AUM campus offers state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor facilities that help enhance the students’ learning process and contribute to their wellbeing. These include a fully equipped AUM Library which is a modern and well-designed space that allows access to high profile online academic databases, AUM Sports Center that comprises a fully equipped gym and offers indoor and outdoor sports facilities including a FIFA certified football field. A wide range of high-tech labs and facilities are also at the disposal of AUM students to enhance their practical skills and competitive edge. AUM Opera House and AUM Conference Center are the latest additions to the campus. They will serve to fulfill a more enriching experience for students and secure AUM’s position as an international hub for arts, conferences and various international events. That is, as well as a Nanotechnology Research Center that was developed with the support of Purdue University (USA), and is the first of its kind in the region.