University of Ajman College of Business Administration Achieves AACSB Accreditation

Ajman – The University of Ajman (AU) is proud to announce that the College of Business Administration at the University of Ajman has been awarded the prestigious AACSB International Accreditation, one of the highest business school accreditations largest and most specialized in the academic world.

  • Less than 6% of business schools worldwide hold AACSB accreditation
  • AU College of Business Administration is one of only 5 business schools in the UAE with a PhD program to be accredited by AACSB

Less than 6% of business schools worldwide hold AACSB accreditation. AU is now one of only 10 universities in the UAE – and only 1 in 5 with a PhD program – to claim this distinction!

“Achieving this coveted accreditation reinforces our reputation as an institution of excellence, committed to providing the best possible outcomes for our students. AACSB accreditation will make AU business graduates even more attractive to industry, combined with their excellent business knowledge and skills” – Dr. Karim Seghir, Chancellor of Ajman University.

Synonymous with the highest quality standards, AACSB is the oldest global accrediting body for business schools and the largest business education network connecting learners, educators, and businesses around the world.

The UA College of Business Administration has undergone a long and rigorous review by peers in the business education community. Passing the exam and awarding AACSB accreditation proves that UA has the resources, credentials, and commitment to provide students with a top-notch, future-focused business education.

“I am proud to acknowledge the fact that Ajman University College of Business Administration is now accredited by AACSB. This accreditation reflects our efforts to build a world-class institution and the tireless efforts of our faculty and staff to align AU with best practices in each academic field. Obtaining this coveted accreditation also reinforces our reputation as an institution of excellence, committed to providing the best possible outcomes for our students,” said Dr. Karim Seghir, Chancellor of the University of Ajman.

“The AACSB accreditation will make AU business graduates even more attractive to industry, combined with their excellent business knowledge and skills,” Dr. Karim added.

Professor Akinola Fadahunsi, Dean of the University of Ajman’s College of Business Administration (CBA), said, “AACSB accreditation is the global hallmark of excellence in business education. It strengthens our reputation as trainers of the innovative business leaders of tomorrow. It affirms that we have high caliber faculty and staff and means that we provide our students with exceptional learning experiences. I am proud of our college for achieving this goal and I am very happy for our students because of the impact this accreditation will have on their employability. This is an exciting time for us at the ABC.

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About the AU:

Founded in 1988 as the first private institution of higher education in the United Arab Emirates and the Gulf region, Ajman University (AU) is now recognized as an emerging leader on the global academic map. The QS World University Rankings 2022 ranks AU among the top 750 universities in the world and the top 30 in the Arab region.

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