AAU aspires to be amongst the leading learning centers in the region, by achieving international quality standards in teaching, research, and Community Engagement.




AAU strives to be a learning center of excellence that responds to market needs and prepares graduates who possess the scientific and technological competencies that are needed for their careers. The university plays an active role in the creation of knowledge through quality teaching and research. It values Community Engagement and nurtures partnerships with institutions and organizations through a commitment to the educational, technological, and economic development of the country and the region.



The strategic decisions and daily operations of AAU faculty and staff draw on the following values:

  1. Collaboration
  2. Diversity
  3. Excellence
  4. Respect
  5. Integrity