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Gulf American University (GAU), is legally licensed as a free zone organization in UAE, and approved/recognized by the Creative City Free Zone (Fujairah) to deliver all categories of training.

GAU trains locally & internationally in conjunction with/for our league of Universities abroad, with degrees awarded from outside UAE upon successful completion of trainings, assessment, evaluation& final approvals.

 Gulf American University (GAU), UAE is a recognized part of credibly Accredited Universities and Professional Bodiesoutside UAE, with campuses across USA, S/America, UK, Europe, Asia, Caribbean and other parts of the globe.

Girne American University (GAU), Cyprus was founded in 1985 GAU; one of the first university in Cyprus to receive recognition from YOK (Turkish Higher Education Council), followed by recognition from YODAK (Higher Education Council of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus).  The university has grown with over 20,000 students from across nations; has maintained close contractual ties with universities in North America and Europe and has campuses, affiliates, training centres and offices across many countries including UAE.The university has garnered many other international accreditations and recognitions from/across Europe and other parts of the world as well as academic associations.

While heading towards the 50th year, GAU, throughout its 36 years of development the management, faculty and staff of the university have balanced the requirements for growth, with the need for high levels of quality, both in teaching and in the overall experience of each student.

GAU is continuing its global activities at an incredible pace today in light of its founding mission. As a member of the Universal Education Group and the American Education Consortium, GAU is moving firmly in achieving its targets while heading towards its 50th year in education.

Gulf American University (GAU) is a recognized affiliate of West Coast University (WCU), incorporated in the Republic of Panama, Central America, under clause 19 of Law 32 of 1927 of Panamanian law, as a Global University which offers academic and professional courses in Higher Education through accredited Distance Education Methodologies West Coast University as a Global University offers academic and vocational degree programs internationally. WCU has been granted International Accreditations conveying full authority to WCU to grant Certificates, Diplomas, Higher Diplomas, Associate Degrees, Bachelor Degrees, Master and Doctorate degrees as an Autonomous Institution.

WCU is present globally through its affiliates and study centers in United Kingdom, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Ukraine, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Taiwan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, South Africa, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Costa Rica and Peru. WCU is also incorporated in Costa Rica and its international coordinating centre is registered in Delaware – United States as West Coast University corporation-LLC.

Trainings provided by GAU are recognized and accepted by WCU for award of Bachelors, Masters, Doctorates and Post-Docs from Panama, Cost Rica and Delaware, USA.

Gulf American University (GAU) is in partnership with Canadian Technology College (CTC); offering training in a wide variety of highly demanded careers, which are essential in any business environment. Training courses at Canadian Technology College are designed to give students not only greater breadth of knowledge and depth in a particular field, but also more self-confidence through testing themselves in a variety of new areas. Most likely, students will discover some special strengths and previous hidden talents.

CTC is a member of the Career Colleges Ontario (CCO) and the National Association of Career colleges (NACC) and the EduCanada and Official training provider for the Human Resources Development Canada and WSIB. Canadian Technology College (CTC) is authorized by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC)to accept and provide training to international students. Hence, GU students or direct students recommended by GAU may be accepted to study in Canada & may use the College Letter to apply/received Canadian study permit visa(subject to Embassy approval) and travel for studies in Toronto.

Gulf American University (GAU) is recognized by Medical Career Academy (MCA), UK to train students for her Blended Learning System (BLS) programme. MCA is an educational consortium offering clinical pathway programmes in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dental, biomedical and public health.

BLS at MCA means that students learn both from traditional activities in the training room and from technology-based programs and instruction at MCA foreign partner universities in Europe, Asia or South America. Trainings take place during summer with rigorous academic activities for the duration of course.

Gulf American University provides non-practical pre-medical training to participants in UAE, after which successful trainees can transfer to join MCA partner Universities abroad, where they will be accepted to proceed with next stage of medical/practical studies towards the health science & clinical studies for the award of MBBS/MD from abroad (outside UAE).

Gulf American University (GAU) is approved to run the Pre-medical non-practical training programme of AISM. The American International School of Medicine began in 1999 and has graduated hundreds of medical doctors who are in specialty clinical and or training and or practicing medicine in the USA, Guyana, UK, Pakistan, Carribean, and other countries worldwide. We focus in training physicians who can excel in patient-care research and education as a part of their professional development process. The American International School of Medicine has campuses Atlanta Georgia, Georgetown Guyana, England United Kingdom, Nigeria, West Africa. Our students participate in clinical rotations at hospitals in United States, Canada, UK (London), Guyana and Elective rotations in other countries.

AISM is listed with the W.H.O. (World Health Organization), hence, our graduates are eligible for certification in United States of America, Canada, UK, and Guyana. AISM is registered with the National Accreditation Council of Guyana. AISM students are eligible for ECFMG certification (after achieving passing scores on the USMLE STEP I/ STEP II, Clinical Skills and Clinical Knowledge) in United States. The Government of Guyana recognizes the Medical Degree and graduates who pass the USMLE STEPS 1 & 2 are eligible for internship and certification by the General Medical Council. Students are also eligible to apply to the General Medical Council in the UK for GMC registration and license to practice after completion of the PLAB examination. AISM is also listed with the Medical Council of India.

Gulf American University (GAU) is part of Joint University Degree and Partnership Board (JUDAP); an international agency for international academic partnership and collaboration. It facilitates joint academic and research programmes among universities globally.

All JUDAP national and international partner universities are accredited in their respective countries. They are also approved and affiliated as member of various international recognition bodies.

This invariably means that all GAU/JUDAP graduates can seek for further studies, work and make career anywhere in the world. They are also eligible for various national and international services.

Gulf American University (GAU) has more recognition and partnership with world class distinctive universities & professional bodies. These selected institutions are accredited with Premier status by recognized accreditation bodies; state and nationally accredited by their countries’ Ministry or Department of Education and listed by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), WES (Canada) & International Association of Universities (IAU), the leading global association of higher education institutions and organisations from around the world.

Degrees of students who successfully completed their trainings in GAU may be awarded from any of these institutions. Bachelors, Masters, Ph.Ds, Doctorates (& more) awarded from these institution are recognized for use anywhere & time in the world.