Vision and Mission

Vision and Mission



Umm Al Quwain University aspires to be one of the reputable institutions of higher education in the UAE and regionally known for excellence and innovation in teaching and learning, research and community engagement.


Umm Al Quwain University is committed to providing learners and the larger community with education and life–long learning experiences through provision of quality undergraduate and graduate programs and professional development. UAQU will achieve this by engaging effectively with the community, establishing links with industry and other global universities and institutions, and adopting international best practices and innovation in research and scholarship. UAQU is dedicated to significantly contribute to the socio-cultural and economic growth of the UAE and the region.


UAQU acknowledges that a high standard in higher education is possible only by maintaining academic and professional excellence in the faculty, staff and students. Only the pursuit of excellence by the institution guarantees respect and credibility both from the local and the international communities. The University is confident of prominent role it will play in fostering educational and technological advancement in the United Arab Emirates and the region. 


Umm Al Quwain University endeavors to achieve its mission through the following set of core values which define its character and culture:

  • Student focused
  • Excellence with continuous improvement
  • Integrity and transparency
  • Mutual respect, fairness and equitable opportunities
  • Ethical code of conduct
  • Teamwork spirit
  • Creativity and innovation