Message from the President

Message from the President

President for Biography

Dear Students, Faculty, Staff, and Guests,

I am pleased to welcome you to the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK). As the President of this esteemed institution, I am honored to lead a community of dedicated individuals committed to pursuing academic excellence, innovation, and personal growth.

At AURAK, we believe in the power of education to transform lives and communities. Our campus reflects the rich cultural diversity of our student body, faculty, and staff, creating an environment where ideas from around the world converge to shape the future.

AURAK offers a dynamic environment that nurtures intellectual curiosity and fosters critical thinking. Our collective commitment to quality education and impactful research drives our commitment to quality education. Our emphasis on talent development, institutional reforms, and academic initiatives have propelled us to achieve international accreditations and recognition, making us a hub of academic excellence.

Most recently, AURAK received the ‘QS Five Stars Plus’ rating. The Five Stars Plus Rating indicates that an institution is “world-class” and an elite destination to which the very best students and faculty worldwide aspire. This recognition is what sets AURAK apart.

As we continue to expand and innovate, we remain dedicated to creating an environment that fosters creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration among our students and faculty.

At AURAK, we are not just shaping minds; we are shaping futures. We aim to provide a holistic educational experience that equips our graduates with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in a rapidly changing world.

Whether you are a prospective student, a current member of our community, or a visitor interested in our institution, I extend a warm welcome and encourage you to become a part of our journey toward excellence.

Dr. David A. Schmidt
President, AURAK

Last Updated: 23 Nov 2023

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