At the beginning of the new Academic Year 2020 – 2021, Al Falah University received from the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) the Initial Accreditation for the College of Arts and Humanities with two bachelor programs, the Bachelor of Arts in Islamic Studies and the Bachelor of Arts in Arabic Language and Literature.
President of the University, Prof. Adi Arida stated that AFU’s pursuit of excellence and innovation lead to the offering of the new specializations to keep up with the demands of the market and to further serve the community of the United Arab Emirates. The bachelor programs were chosen because it reflects UAE’s culture, builds bridges of civilized communication between the people globally and the Islamic community. The new College also aims to provide students with knowledge and values imbued with Islamic teachings.
Prof. Amjad Al Nasser, Vice President for Academic Affairs said, “AFU is constantly working to develop its programs and specializations that are in line with the requirements of the labor market in the United Arab Emirates and to take into account the specializations that would serve the professionals in the future and to contribute in achieving further progress.”
He also stated that the College of Business Administration at Al Falah University has recently been granted membership to the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), stressing that AFU developed a comprehensive plan to improve the scientific and research output within the strictest standards of academic integrity and to ensure the quality of education receiving by the students would enable them to keep up with the ambitions of the country’s leadership.
Al Falah University now has 4 Colleges; College of Business Administration, College of Law, College of Mass Communication and the College of Arts and Humanities. The University is still keen to offer new specializations in addition to developing educational outcomes through partnerships and collaborations with international universities and to attract the most competent faculty members across the world to help in the success of the educational process and to push AFU forward to keep abreast of all global changes.