Ittihad University in Dubai Directory
Ittihad University is an academic institution concerned with higher education and research in the various fields of social and scientific sciences. It was established in 3/7/1999 according to the Emiri Decree No. 9/99 issued by H. H. Sheikh Saqr Bin Muhammad Al-Qassimi, the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah Emirate, Member of the Supreme Council. The University also enjoys the support of H. H Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al-Qassimi, the Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah Emirate. The University was granted Official Candidacy to operate as an institution of higher education according to the letter No. Q/378/ dated 9/7/2001 issued by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The University has a distinguished philosophy in higher education, which is deeply rooted in the Islamic and Arabian culture and which keeps up with the most modern policies embraced by European and American Universities. The University also bases its educational policies and programs upon directives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and his fellow rulers of the Emirates and Members of the Supreme Council. The University applies the credit hour system which is made to suit the requirements and values of our Arabian and Islamic environment and it relates to foreign universities. This system also suits the needs of the job market in the UAE in particular and the Arabian region in general. The University aims and seeks to inculcate in its students the skill of self-learning through the use of varied information sources such as the library, the electronic library and the Internet. By virtue of this facility, students are able to have direct contact with their lecturers/professors and gain access to online information, exercises and answers, etc. The university makes training a major component of the educational program since it is keen to foster in its students the skills and competencies demanded by the job market and development policies. The university has established links with a number of the prestigious Arabian, Japanese, European and American universities.
Address: P.O. Box: 2286
Telephone: 971 7 2362323
Fax: 971 7 2362121