In this article, we are talking about the top 5 universities in Arab Wolrd in 2020. The universities Ranked by a methodology that assesses their performance according to several categories, Like employer and academic standards, International faculty, and students.

Here is the list of top 5 universities/colleges in the Arab world.

5. Sultan Qaboos University (SQU).

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Sultan Qaboos University
  • Location: Oman.
  • AddressAl Khoudh, Muscat 123, Oman.
  • Established: 1986.
  • Phone: +968 24 141111.
  • Students:  More than 15,357.
  • Vice-chancellor: Ali Al-Bemani.


Friday Closed
Saturday 7:30am–2:30pm
Sunday 7:30am–2:30pm
Monday 7:30am–2:30pm
Tuesday 7:30am–2:30pm
Wednesday 7:30am–2:30pm
Thursday Closed
Sultan Qaboos University is a single public university in Oman. The University Located in  Khoudh in Muscat. The student’s admission are held on the base of their high school final examinations. According to London-based Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), Sultan Qaboos University is ranked 379 in the world’s top universities ranking. According ranked number 10 in Arab Region in 2019.

4. University of Jordan

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University of Jordan
  • Location: Jordan.
  • Address: The University of Jordan, Queen Rania str.، Amman, Jordan.
  • Established: 1962.
  • Phone:+962 6 5355000.
  • Students:  More than 37,692.
  • President: Abd Al-Kareem Al-Qudah.

The University of Jordan abbreviated UJ, is a government university in Amman, Jordan. The university founded in 1962. UJ is the biggest and oldest institution of higher education in Jordan. The university employs more than 1400 faculty staff and more than 37 thousand enrolled students. UJ Urban campus consists of 1.2 square kilometers, it is about 300 acres.

3. American University in Cairo

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American University in Cairo
  • Location: Egypt.
  • Address: AUC Avenue، Road، Cairo Governorate 11835, Egypt.
  • Established: 1919.
  • Phone: +20 2 26151000.
  • Students:  More than 6,453.
  • President:  Francis J. Ricciardone.
  • Hours:
    Friday Closed
    Saturday Closed
    (Armed Forces Day)
    9 am–3 pm
    Hours might differ
    Monday 9 am–3 pm
    Tuesday 9 am–3 pm
    Wednesday 9 am–3 pm
    Thursday 9 am–3 pm

The American University in Cairo abbreviated as AUC is a private university in Cairo, Egypt. American Mission in Egypt established the university in 1919. AUC is made for only male students, Later on, female students are also enrolled in university. The first female enroller by the university in 1928. The University planned as both a preparatory school and a university. Tahrir Square campus is the first campus of AUC. Tahrir campus was almost 7.8 acres, which was developed around the Khairy Pasha Palace. As time passes away more and more buildings added in the university.

2. American University of Sharjah

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American University of Sharjah
  • Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
  • Established: 1997.
  • Phone: +971 6515 5555.
  • Students:  More than 6,011.
  • Chancellor:  Kevin Mitchell.
  • Hours:
    Friday Closed
    Saturday Closed
    Sunday 8 am–5 pm
    Monday 8 am–5 pm
    Tuesday 8 am–5 pm
    Wednesday 8 am–5 pm
    Thursday 8 am–5 pm

The American University of Sharjah abbreviated as AUS was founded by Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi in 1997. AUS a co-educational institute located in United Arab Emirates (UAE). The university has more than 5,000 students enrolled from almost 94 countries. At undergraduate level University offers 26 major and 48 minor programs and at the graduate level, AUS offers 16 master programs and a PHP in Engineering Systems Management. AUS  has 374 academic staff and 563 administrative staff. In 1998  UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research granted a license to University.

1. Qatar University

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  • Location: Qatar.
  • Address: Qatar University، Ibn Khaldoon Hall، Doha, Qatar
  • Established: 1973.
  • Phone: +974 4403 3333.
  • Students:  More than 1500.
  • President:  Hassan Rashid Al-Derham.

Qatar University is located in the edges of the capital Doha. The University is a public research university in Qatar. University provides different courses in different languages. Course taught in the Arabic language are, education, arts, and social sciences and in English, natural sciences, engineering, and business courses. Qatar University is the only government university in  Qatar.

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