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College of Arts and Sciences

  • Welcome

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    blockquote1.pngAn Arts and Sciences education makes you think. The span of opportunities it yields is unmatchable.blockquote2.png
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    Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

    • We provide a nurturing environment that deepens understanding, nurtures creativity and enriches your cultural life.
    • The graduates of our well-designed programs will easily find jobs in the Gulf region, in general, and in UAE in particular, whether it is public or private schools, governmental or private organizations, translation offices, advertising agencies, newspapers and TV channels.
    • All our English, Education, Public Relations and Communication courses are taught exclusively by more than 25 international full-time experienced faculty, all of whom have Ph.D. degrees from well-recognized American and European universities and many of whom are scholars with international reputations.
    • Our postgraduate programs in several specializations are geared at enhancing your employability and career opportunities.
    • We don't only teach... We care! Our faculty and advisors want you to grow and succeed. From extra help with a tough course, help in academic guidance or a reference for a job, our faculty and advisors are here for you. We provide a nurturing environment that deepens understanding, nurtures creativity and enriches your cultural life.

    Vision

    The College of Arts and Sciences is recognized as an institution that fosters academic excellence driven by teaching and research and contributes to the development of the local, regional and international communities.

    Mission

    The mission of the College of Arts and Sciences is to graduate students with the intellectual, academic, and practical skills needed for coping with the challenges of a rapidly changing world, and to contribute to local and international cultures. Through its programs of English, Mass Communication, Persian, Environmental Science, Environmental Health and Safety and Public Health, the college offers academic research, and practical courses that inspire and enhance the research and creative ability of the students. These courses provide students with both the oral and written communication skills, methods of scientific analysis and enquiry, and professional
    ethics required for their future careers and undertakings. These components form the ethical and moral foundation for understanding, analyzing and resolving issues. The program also prepares students for lifelong learning as well as for graduate studies in their areas of specialization.

  • Dean's Message

    The College of Arts and Science offers programs in a variety of relevant and exciting majors, including, English, Environmental Science, Environmental Health and Safety, Public Health, Mass Communication in both English and Arabic.

    The College has a diverse group of faculty, who come from around the world and from a variety of academic specializations. As experts in their fields, their priority is to provide students with quality academic experience, as well as form strong links between research, teaching and learning.

    We are happy to have you as a part of the College. Our community of faculty and staff are here to guide and enrich your experiences as a student. You’ll learn skills in research, critical thinking, communications, problem solving, and team building. These skills will transfer to everything else you will do in life – irrespective of your major or career choice. Thus the College offers students the roadmap for professional success and a foundation for lifelong learning. As Dean, I share this commitment to student success and stand ready to support students in any way I can. In addition, I strive to support the faculty and staff in the College in their work in assisting students to achieve their goals.

    Dr. Hamdi Sheibani 


  • Departments

  • Dean's Office

     

    • Dr. Hamdi Sheibani, Ph.D.

      Chair, Mechanical Engineering Department

      Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering

      University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada

      Email: hamdi.sheibani@adu.ac.ae

    • Prof. Azza Abdel-Azim Mohamed Ahmed

      Professor of Mass Communication
      Coordinator of Mass Communication Program

      Ph.D in Mass Communication

      Cairo University, Egypt

      Tel #: +97137090710

      Email: azza.ahmed@adu.ac.ae

    • Ms. Nouf Al Faisal

      Professional Academic Advisor (AD Campus)

      Tel #: +97125015354

      Email: nouf.alfaisal@adu.ac.ae

    • Ms. Israa Hussein

      Professional Academic Advisor (AA Campus)

      Tel #: +97137090711

      Email: israa.hussein@adu.ac.ae

    • Ms. Ivy de Jesus

      Executive Assistant

      Tel #: +97125015721

      Email: ivy.dejesus@adu.ac.ae

  • Faculty and Staff

    Applied Sciences and Mathematics

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    Communication Studies and Languages

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    Education Department

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    Military Program

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    Dean's

    • Prof.Azza Abdel-Azim Mohamed Ahmed

      Professor of Mass Communication
      Coordinator of Mass Communication Program

      Ph.D in Mass Communication

      Cairo University, Egypt

      Tel #: +97137090710

      Email: azza.ahmed@adu.ac.ae

    • Ms.Nouf Al Faisal

      Professional Academic Advisor (AD Campus)

      Tel #: +97125015354

      Email: nouf.alfaisal@adu.ac.ae

    • Ms.Israa Hussein

      Professional Academic Advisor (AA Campus)

      Tel #: +97137090711

      Email: israa.hussein@adu.ac.ae

    • Ms.Ivy de Jesus

      Executive Assistant

      Tel #: +97125015721

      Email: ivy.dejesus@adu.ac.ae

    Applied Sciences and Mathematics

    • Dr.Makhtar Sarr (Abu Dhabi Campus)

      Assistant Professor of Mathematics & Statistics

      Ph.D. in Statistics

      Pennsylvania State University

      Tel #: +025015657

      Email: makhtar.sarr@adu.ac.ae

    • Dr.Deena Elsori (Abu Dhabi Campus)

      Assistant Professor of Biology and Coordinator of Public health program

      PhD in Cell Biology/Molecular Medicine

      Cleveland Clinic/Cleveland State University

      Tel #: +025015450

      Email: deena.elsori@adu.ac.ae

    • Dr.Jolly Jacob (Abu Dhabi Campus)

      Associate Professor of Chemistry

      Ph.D. Organic Chemistry

      University of Mumbai

      Tel #: +025015808

      Email: jolly.jacob@adu.ac.ae

    • Prof.Haydar Akca (Abu Dhabi Campus)

      Professor of Applied Mathematics

      Ph.D. in Mathematics

      Inonu University

      Email: haydar.akca@adu.ac.ae

    • Dr.Haitham Farok (Abu Dhabi Campus)

      Assistant Professor of Physics and Mathematics

      Ph.D. in Physics

      University of Bath, UK

      Tel #: +025015743

      Email: haitham.farok@adu.ac.ae

    • Dr.Jamal Benbourenane (Abu Dhabi Campus)

      Assistant Professor of Mathematics

      Ph.D. in Mathematics

      Northern Illinois University

      Email: jamal.benbourenane@adu.ac.ae

    • Dr.Hikmat Hamad (Abu Dhabi Campus)

      Associate Professor of Physics

      Ph.D. in Surface Physics

      University of Delaware, DEL, USA

      Email: hikmat.hamad@adu.ac.ae

    • Dr.Nida Qafisheh (Abu Dhabi Campus)

      Assistant Professor of Environmental Science

      Ph.D. Applied Science

      University of California – USA

      Tel #: +025015432

      Email: nida.qafisheh@adu.ac.ae

    • Dr.Abdelwahab Kharab (Abu Dhabi Campus)

      Associate Professor

      Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics

      Oregon State University at Corvallis

      Tel #: +025015663

      Email: abdelwahab.kharab@adu.ac.ae

    • Dr.Grira Sofiane (Al Ain Campus)

      Assistant Professor of Mathematics

      Ph.D. in Mathematics

      Shebrooke University

      Tel #: +037090719

      Email: Grira.sofiane@adu.ac.ae

    • Dr.Manar Bani Mfarrej (Abu Dhabi Campus)

      Assistant Professor

      PhD in Plant Protection: Bio ecology and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) - Sustainability Studies

      University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan

      Email: manar.mfarrej@adu.ac.ae

    Communication Studies and Languages

    • Dr.Ahmed Nimeiri (Abu Dhabi Campus)

      Associate Professor of English

      Ph.D.

      University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA

      Tel #: +97125015719

      Email: ahmed.elnimeiri@adu.ac.ae

    • Dr.Muhamad Sham Bin Shahkat Ali (Abu Dhabi Campus)

      Associate Professor of Mass Communication

      Ph.D. in Media Studies

      University of Malaya

      Email: muhamad.sham@adu.ac.ae

    • Dr.Viola Gjylbegaj (Abu Dhabi Campus)

      Assistant Professor of Communication

      Ph.D. in Linguistics

      Tor Vergata University of Rome

      Email: Viola.Gjylbegaj@adu.ac.ae

    • Dr.N.V.Prasad (Abu Dhabi Campus)

      Associate Professor of Mass Communication

      Ph.D. in New Media & Design

      School of the Arts, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia

      Tel #: +97125015341

      Email: nunna.prasad@adu.ac.ae

    • Dr.Sullay Mohamed Kanu (Abu Dhabi Campus)

      Assistant Professor of Linguistics

      Ph.D. in Linguistics

      Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

      Tel #: +97125015723

      Email: sullay.kanu@adu.ac.ae

    Education Department

    • Dr.Mohamed Fteiha (Al Ain Campus)

      Chair, Education Department
      Assistant Professor in Special Education

      Ph.D. for graduated studies

      Amman Arab University

      Tel #: +037090718

      Email: mohamed.fteiha@adu.ac.ae

    • Dr.Ghanem Al Bustami (Al Ain Campus)

      Associate Professor of Educational Psychology

      Ph.D. in Educational Psychology/Childhood

      Amman Arab University- Jordan

      Email: ghanem.albustami@adu.ac.ae

    • Dr.Asma Abdullah (Al Ain Campus)

       

      Jordan University, Jordan

      Email: asma.abdallah@adu.ac.ae

    • Dr.Tareq Alkhasawneh (Abu Dhabi Campus)

      Assistant Professor of Foundations of Education

    • Dr.Mousa Abunawas (Abu Dhabi Campus)

      Visiting Assistant Professor Curriculum and Instruction of English Language

    • Dr.Narmeen Awwad (Abu Dhabi Campus)

      Visiting Assistant Professor of Educational Counseling

    Military Program

    • Dr.Gameel Hussein (Abu Dhabi Campus)

      Professor of Modern Literary Criticism

      Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Literary Criticism

      Alminya University, Egypt

      Tel #: +97125015724

      Email: gameel.hussein@adu.ac.ae

  • Programs Offered

    For programs not offered in Al-Ain Campus

    Abu Dhabi University offers a variety of degree programs at Abu Dhabi Campus. If you prefer a specialization not offered in Al Ain campus, you can still pursue it by following the 2 + 2 study scheme.

    2 years in Al Ain Campus to complete the university and college requirements +

    2 years in Abu Dhabi Campus to complete the major/minor requirements.

    How does the 2 + 2 study scheme Work?

    • Under the 2 + 2 study scheme, the first two years of your study at Abu Dhabi University will be in Al Ain campus.
    • During the first 2 years, you finish the university requirements.
    • In the second two years, you will take the required courses for your major in Abu Dhabi Campus.
    • During the last two years, you can reside in the Abu Dhabi Students Housing Complex. The complex is a state-of-the-art on campus building which has all the amenities needed to have a great and relaxing living experience.
    • Alternatively, you can continue living in Al Ain and use the transportation services arranged by Abu Dhabi University to travel between the two campuses.
  • Academic Advising Manual

    College of Arts Advisors Manual

  • Facilities

     
  • Career Opportunities

    • Teachers of English
    • Advertising Specialists
    • Translators and Interpreters
    • Journalist & Media Reporters
    • Public Relations Officers
    • Tourist Guides
    • Environment, Health & Safety Officer
    • Environment, Health & Safety Manager
    • Occupational Health & Safety Specialist
    • Occupational Health & Safety Auditor
    • Sanitation Director
    • Workplace Safety Assessor
    • Food Safety Inspector
    • Hazardous waste specialist 
    • Risk Assessment Consultant
    • Impact Assessment Expert
    • Health Services Administration
    • Biostatistics/Epidemiology
    • Health Education/Behavioral Science
    • Environmental Health
    • International Health
    • Nutrition
    • Public Health Practice/Program Management
    • Biomedical Laboratory
  • Contact Information

     

Events

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National Day Ceremony Nov 28, 2016 to Nov 28, 2016
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International Aviation Conference May 22, 2016 to May 23, 2016
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Think Science Exhibition 2016 Apr 17, 2016 to Apr 19, 2016
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Getex 2016 Apr 13, 2016 to Apr 15, 2016

Reach Us

Abu Dhabi Campus

P.O Box 59911, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Al Ain Campus

P.O Box 1790, Al Ain, UAE

Toll Free Number:

800-ADYOU (800-23968)

International Students:

+971 2 5015555 (Call Center)

Email: admissions@adu.ac.ae