The American University of the Middle East (AUM) is one of the leading institutions of higher education and learning in Kuwait. Based in Egaila, on an expansive progressive campus. AUM is designed to provide intellectually challenging yet engaging, authentic academic environment with student life being at the center.
AUM currently has over 8,400 enrolled fulltime students. The faculty body at AUM comes from diverse backgrounds enhancing the learning experience at AUM. We are proud to say that AUM students are enriched, enjoying, and benefiting from an academic experience through our world class academic programs offered through the College of Engineering and Technology, and the College of Business Administration, at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
AUM was established in 2008 in affiliation with Purdue University with a great vision and mission aspiring to be a leading university at the national, regional and global levels. AUM aspires to continuously improve and upgrade its scope and offerings. This is done by addressing new frontiers based on the current and future needs of global industries, economies, and most importantly the young generation. AUM emphasizes applied research of an added real, scientific, and economical value. In its research endeavors, AUM aims to meet the needs of the industry at large with focus on the energy, health, and service sectors.
AUM campus is considered the “Oasis of Learning” in Kuwait, and plays an integral role in the holistic development and learning approach of AUM. At AUM campus, students, faculty, and users alike find it as a safe and friendly place encouraging innovation, creativity, and authentic academic environment. The AUM campus is self-contained with state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor facilities, addressing all component of the futuristic and modern academic infrastructure. Among them is the state of the arts Library as an advanced digitized and physical learning resource for students, faculty, and the community enhancing the research and learning dimensions of AUM. AUM campus also includes what will be one of the most advanced conference centers in the GCC region. In supporting the research and learning dimensions, AUM has a state-of-the-art lab and teaching facilities at the Colleges of Engineering and Technology, and the College of Business Administration. The campus continues to support the mission of AUM, hosting a set of sports facilities through indoor sports facilities as in the state of the arts AUM Sports Center, outdoor sports facilities, and a professional soccer field. This is in addition to the open air cafeterias at the edge of AUM water features. The AUM “Learner Centered Approach” and the AUM advancement mission towards the community and the world come at the core of AUM plans, initiatives, and achievements.