University of Bahrain

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world rank  3274

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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 (uniRank 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 uniRank 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

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

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


Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education, Bahrain

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)


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

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018