As a result, the Internal Quality Management System has enabled AU to achieve external standards of the Directorate of Higher Education Reviews (DHR) of the National Authority for Education and Training (NAQAAET). The review is conducted by DHR in both (Institutional and Programmes-within-College Level):
In 2010, AU underwent an Institutional Review and obtained outstanding results during its follow-up in 2011 which set AU in the first category among the first class universities as announced by the NAQAAET Annual Report 2011.
Directorate of Higher Education Review from Bahrain Quality Assurance Authority (BQA has conducted the first cycle of programme reviews which is a detailed review conducted at a single programme level, AU has obtained the status if confidence it all it review programmes within the first cycle as indicated within the below table:
Judgment by DHR
College of Business and Finance
Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Marketing (BSMM)
In 2014, the review was changed to be conducted as ‘Programmes within College’. The College of Medical and Health Science, College of Information Technology, College of Business and Finance and College of Engineering were subject to a review and both received high level status of confidence for all the programmes offered under both colleges and AU sustained its confidence status at both cycles, The programmes are classified by College as follows: