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When you decide to apply to The Afro Asian University you will have the opportunity to explore courses across the programs and colleges that make up our university, crossing disciplines and charting your own unique academic path.

We recognize that the application process might seem challenging; selecting the right undergraduate or graduate program is an important decision. Our admissions team is available to help you navigate this critical journey and make a choice that will affect your intellectual and creative potential in profound ways.

Educational System

  •  Study at the university is based on courses and credit hours. The university’s internal regulations indicate the study programs and the distribution of its compulsory and elective courses over the various stages of study and the number of credit hours for each course, as well as the distribution of courses as a typical model among the four levels of study from the first level to the fourth level, as well as a description of the content of each course. .
  •  Each department determines the scientific content of the academic courses and approves them from the College Council, and a decision is issued approving them by the Scientific and Academic Council in light of the continuous updating of the academic curricula in accordance with the new additions in the technological sciences. It is not permissible to amend the scientific content of any course except after studying at least three semesters and reviewing the content. Scientific committees shall be appointed by specialized committees every period not exceeding five years.
  •  To obtain a bachelor’s degree, the student must study a number of courses equivalent to the number of international and international accredited hours specified in the internal regulations of study for each department at the university.
  •  At the beginning of each semester, the student chooses the courses he will study during this semester from among the courses offered by the college, and is assisted in this by the academic advisor, in accordance with the rules for registering courses decided by the university and approved by the Scientific and Academic Council.
  •  The university adopts a special system for recording attendance and absence
  •  System of oral and written examinations and writing class papers for bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral research.
  •  A scientific thesis is prepared at the master’s and doctoral levels in accordance with the rules and regulations and controls of scientific research, and it is scientifically peer-reviewed by specialists outside the university. An arbitration committee is held and discussed within the university directly or online via technological means, with the discussion documented, video recorded, and archived with three paper copies of the thesis in the university library.

Students Targeted for University Admission

In general, the university targets categories of students who aspire to obtain a quality of higher education studies with advanced educational methodologies and the most modern technological methods to achieve this, and it concerns the following categories:

  • Those who hold a general secondary school certificate, a technical secondary certificate, or their equivalent.
  •  University graduates who wish to obtain an additional qualification, a different university degree, or enroll in postgraduate studies.
  •  Those who were unable to complete higher education for various reasons.
  •  Workers in the goods and service production sectors and have the desire to complete university studies.
  •  Students who wish to learn remotely as there are no universities close to their areas of residence or work.

Features and Shape of Teaching Methods

  • Distributed education: This type of education occurs when the student and the teacher are in two different places, and then the educational process takes place through the use of modern technology tools (such as video and the Internet) in addition to paper courses in PDF format, so this type of education can be part of the learning program. Distance learning or as an integral part of traditional education methods.
  • Resource-based learning: Resource-based learning is defined as an integrated set of strategies that enhance learning where the student becomes the focus of the educational process in the context of inclusive education through a specially designed set of educational resources, technologies and interactive means.
  • Continuing education (lifelong learning): It is the learner’s desire to obtain academic achievement through a specific study program (whether with a certificate or not) other than compulsory education, which is for a short period and does not directly lead to obtaining the basic higher qualification.
  • E-learning: is the provision of educational or learning programs using electronic learning methods. E-learning includes the use of a computer or electronic device (such as mobile devices) to provide educational or training materials. E-learning provides educational or training services over the Internet. CD-ROMs and DVDs can also be used to provide educational materials.

Study Mode

The university’s educational policy is based on an integrated educational system in which elements of virtual and distance education are mixed with face-to-face study within the framework of an integrated educational system. Such as direct (face-to-face) lectures and classes between the student and the professor through virtual classrooms using communication technology and through learning management software
Study mode

Study MethodsTheoretical study

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Language of study: Arabic – English – French.

Examination and Assessment System

In addition to the semesters, the university applies the credit hour system, which depends on the curriculum as the unit of evaluation and not just the academic year. Accordingly, the evaluation system depends on the student’s grade in the course, which is converted into equivalent points based on the following:

  •  The student’s grade percentage in the course is converted into a grade (by letter) that is announced to the student. This conversion is done in light of what was stated in the relevant college, and then the grades are translated into numbers for the purposes of calculating the cumulative average, as shown in the following table and the explanation that follows.
  •  The passing grade for the course is a D grade
  •  If the student fails any of the university requirements courses, college requirements, or specialization requirements in any semester, the student will repeat the course again. If the student fails one of the elective courses, the student may re-study the same course or register in any other elective course after the approval of the academic advisor.
  •  In the event of retaking the exam and passing the course, the student’s grade will be removed from the student’s record, the new grade he obtained will be calculated and recorded in his academic record, and his cumulative average will be calculated based on the new academic grade average, and the student’s academic record will be recorded for the number of times he retakes the exam. In the course
  • The student may submit a request to withdraw from the course during the semester in accordance with the approved withdrawal procedures, if the student withdraws within the first five weeks from the start of the study. He reserves his right to registration and evaluation fees when re-registering. The decision is made again and the student is assigned a grade of U (a non-refundable grade). ) in this session
  • The first grade (incomplete) is awarded to registered students who have completed the assignments in full and have not taken the final exam for the course with an acceptable written excuse. The student who receives a grade of I in the course must take a final exam for this course when this exam is held next time and pay the fees. Otherwise, you will be considered to have failed this course
  • A grade of W (withdrawals) is monitored for registered students who withdraw from the course after the specified period and before taking the final exam, provided that there is an acceptable written excuse. Otherwise, the student is considered to have failed the subject, and a grade of F (fail) is monitored. In both cases, the student does not receive a refund of the tuition fees he paid for this course
  • The T (transferred) grade monitors the courses in which the student’s credit is calculated after equating the courses that the student has previously studied at other recognized universities, so that his grade in those courses is not less than a C grade or its equivalent. In general, the student’s courses are not equivalent to their total. More than 50% of the total credit hours required for graduation, and this is proven in the graduation certificate.

Study & Exams and Assessment

  •  Study at the university is based on the multiple education system. The student chooses the courses he will study in each semester with the help of his academic advisor and the approval of the college dean or his representative.
  •  The College Council approves the results of semester exams, and the University Council approves the results of the final exams to obtain a bachelor’s or bachelor’s degree based on the proposal of the College Council. The results of the exam are not announced unless the student has paid the tuition fees and any other additional fees prescribed. The college issues temporary certificates for its graduates, which are signed by the college dean. Until the official certificates issued by the university president are issued
  •  The student’s work is evaluated continuously during the semester, in addition to the mid-semester exam (half-term) and the end-of-semester exam (end-of-semester exam). The semester’s work represents part of the final grade and is represented in periodic exams, exercises, theoretical and practical assignments, research, and active participation in dealing with systems. E-learning, while the end-of-semester exam constitutes the remaining part of the final grade.
  •  A student who wishes to improve grades or a student who has failed in subjects is allowed to retake the test during the summer period, provided that it does not exceed three subjects, with a fee of $25 for each subject being paid.
  •  The College Council determines the ratios for dividing the final grade between semester work and the end-of-semester exam based on the nature of the course
  •  The student is evaluated during the semester as follows
    o 10% of the grade for attending lessons and active participation in dealing with e-learning systems
    o 20% of the grade for performing theoretical and practical exercises and assignments.
    o 30% of the grade for the mid-term exam.
    o 40% of the grade for the end-of-semester exam.
    o The College Council may modify the distribution of grades assigned for each subject between the written, oral, and practical exams according to the nature of the study at the college.

Key To Grades and Passing Marks

80% AboveA
75 - 79%B+
70 - 74%B
65 - 69%C+
60 - 64%C
55 - 59%D+
50 - 54%D
Below 50%F
Pass Marks


3.4جيد جداًB+
3.2جيد جداًB

Failure to attend the final exam:
Attending the final exam in the course in accordance with university regulations is a basic condition for success. If a student fails to take the final exam for a course without a compelling excuse acceptable to the College Council, he is considered to have failed it. The student may have the final exam repeated and an I (incomplete) is recorded. In this case, he must The student must take a final exam for this course during the summer period, otherwise he will be considered to have failed this course.
Final semester GPAs and cumulative GPA
Both the semester average and the cumulative average are calculated in points, with a corresponding grade statement