AU College of Business Administration Achieves AACSB Accreditation – News


The university is one of five business schools in the UAE with a PhD program to be accredited by AACSB

Published: Wed, May 25, 2022, 10:22 AM

The University of Ajman (AU) is proud to announce that the University of Ajman College of Business Administration has been awarded the prestigious AACSB International Accreditation, one of the most prominent business school accreditations and the most specialized in the academic world. Less than six percent of business schools worldwide hold AACSB accreditation. AU is now one of 10 universities in the United Arab Emirates – and only one of five with a PhD program to claim this distinction. Synonymous with the highest quality standards, AACSB is the oldest global accrediting body for business schools and the largest business education network connecting learners, educators, and businesses worldwide.

The UA College of Business Administration has undergone a long and rigorous review by peers in the business education community. Passing the exam and awarding AACSB accreditation proves that UA has the resources, credentials, and commitment to provide students with a top-notch, future-focused business education.

Dr. Karim Seghir, Chancellor of the University of Ajman, said, “I am proud to recognize the fact that the College of Business Administration at the University of Ajman is now accredited by AACSB. This accreditation reflects our efforts to build a world-class institution and the tireless efforts of our faculty and staff to align AU with best practice in every academic field. Earning this coveted accreditation also reinforces our reputation as an institution of excellence, committed to providing the best possible outcomes for our students.

“The AACSB accreditation will make AU business graduates even more attractive to industry, combined with their excellent business knowledge and skills,” Dr. Seghir added.

Professor Akinola Fadahunsi, Dean of the College of Business Administration, University of Ajman, said, “AACSB accreditation is the global hallmark of excellence in business education. It reinforces our reputation as trainers of the innovative business leaders of tomorrow. She says we have high caliber faculty and staff. and means that we provide our students with exceptional learning experiences. I am proud that our college has achieved this goal and I am very happy for our students because of the impact this accreditation will have on their employability. It’s an exciting time for us in the ABC.”


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