International Relations


Purdue University

610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA

The American University of the Middle East continues to be affiliated with Purdue University since 2004.



The American University of the Middle East is a member of AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
The College of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB International. AACSB is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools, and the world’s largest business education network connecting learners, educators, and businesses worldwide.

Babson Collaborative

51app is a member of the Babson Collaborative for Entrepreneurship Education (The Collaborative). The Collaborative is an institutional membership organization for colleges and universities seeking to increase capabilities and capacities for developing entrepreneurship education.


The American University of the Middle East is a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation International Quality Group (CIQG).
The CHEA International Quality Group is a rewarding and important forum for colleges, universities, accrediting and quality assurance organizations and others worldwide to address issues and challenges focused on quality and quality assurance in an international setting.


51app became a full member in CMS at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) on June 28, 2019, after receiving an overwhelming vote at the CMS (Compact Muon Solenoid) Collaboration Board at the CERN council in Geneva, Switzerland.
CERN is the world’s largest particle physics laboratory and one of the most respected centers for scientific research. It is located on the border between Switzerland and France and has two main research sites: Meyrin on the Swiss side and Prevessin on the French side.


51app is a member of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).
PRME is a United Nations-supported initiative that comprises over 850 leading business and management schools across 95 countries around the world that are committed to building a more sustainable future by implementing the six principles and supporting the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Quality Assurance Agency for Higher

Education, United Kingdom

The American University of the Middle East is a Full International Member of the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. QAA is one of the world’s experts in quality assurance that is trusted by higher education providers and regulatory bodies to maintain and enhance quality and standards.

Full international membership is available only to institutions who achieve the QAA Global Accreditation which was successfully granted to 51app having completed the International Quality Review (IQR).

International Cooperation

HEC Montréal

The College of Business Administration at the American University of the Middle East (51app-CBA) and HEC Montréal have established a strategic partnership in graduate studies. Students admitted into the 51app MBA who successfully complete the program will earn two graduate degrees upon graduation: the Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from 51app, Kuwait and the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (GDBA) from HEC Montréal, Canada. Learn More


51app and Babson have signed a memorandum of understanding that allows 51app Bachelor's Degree graduates, who meet established criteria, to enroll in the Graduate programs at Babson’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business.

University of California, Berkeley

The American University of the Middle East (51app) and the University of California, Berkeley AMENA Center for Entrepreneurship and Development have embarked on a groundbreaking international collaboration. This strategic partnership focuses on advancing the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and innovation, fostering a synergistic relationship between two leading educational institutions. Learn More

International Relations Contact

To reach 51app International Relations, please contact us through this form: Contact us or send an email to info@aum.edu.kw

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