This campus celebrates diversity as it is home to 6,000 students from over 100 countries.
American University of Sharjah
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
CLient: American University of Sharjah
Award date: October 1996
Completion: September 1997
Service: Construction and MEP Works
The American University of Sharjah was founded in
1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad
Al-Qasimi; Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.
Dr. Sultan envisaged the university as a leading educational
institution in the Gulf region. It is an extremely diverse
university that brings together over 6,000 students from
more than 100 countries. BCG was responsible for one
of the greatest construction achievements in Sharjah, the
project’s built-up area is approximately 65,000 m2.
By dedicating over 2,000 workers to the project each
month, the firm was able to meet the target completion
period of 12 months. The exceptionally large campus
consists of a main administrative building, six college
buildings and the housing accommodation for students and
staff. The main building has a large 28m diameter dome,
deeming it the largest in the United Arab Emirates at the
time of construction.
The new Engineering Sciences Building at the American
University of Sharjah offers exceptional design solutions to
house academic and administrative facilities for over four
floors with a total built-up area of 21,600 m2.
The new building’s state of the art facilities and constructions
are designed to accommodate 2 auditoriums, 25 class
rooms, 26 Engineering Labs, 9 meeting rooms,182 faculty
and staff offices.