Ajman University (AU) has been at the forefront of U.A.E. education since being founded as the first private university in the Gulf region 30 years ago. With the recent addition of a College of Medicine, the landmark institution now encompasses 9 colleges offering 23 undergraduate and 10 graduate programs. AU’s programs are accredited by the UAE’s Ministry of Education. Additionally, AU is pursuing international accreditation for specific programs as well as the University at large.