University of Bahrain

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world rank  2034

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University Overview

Established in 1986, University of Bahrain is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Sakhir (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Southern Governorate. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Isa Town. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Bahrain, University of Bahrain (UoB) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Bahrain (UoB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name جامعة البحرين
Acronym UoB
Founded 1986
Motto Say: My God! increase me in knowledge

University Location

Address PO Box 32038
Sakhir (population range: 50,000-249,999)
Southern Governorate
T +973 (17) 439 996
F +973 (17) 449 911
Other locations Isa Town

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Bahrain's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Bahrain

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020