The Rector's message

Our respective visitors to the website of the Arab Private University for Science and Technology. A cordial greeting is sent to you through the University's website, investing your desire to see closely the Arab Private University for Science and Technology in all its scientific and administrative details, and looking at its daily conditions during its career to excellence and achieving its goals in preparing a graduated generation who is capable to serve and develop the community by creating and providing a motivating environment for learning and scientific research. The Arab Private University for Science and Technology was founded in 2007 with the honour of the President of the Syrian Arab Republic. Since its establishment, the university has endeavoured to achieve a high level of efficiency, progress and scientific development at all levels to be scientific monument at the local, regional and international level. In order to be an important scientific, cultural and development project aimed to support and develop the higher education in the Syrian Arab Republic. The project was concerned with the adoption of educational and training curriculum and programs with a distinguished teaching staff, as well as its constant pursuit of connecting with universities and distinguished educational institutions, and to apply quality - approved standards and spread its culture in all aspects of the educational and administrative process. We are proud of our fifteen- year history and the continued progress accompanied with unparalleled excitement about a fruitful future. We wish our students success in their studies and be active members of the university after their graduation with what they have learned from their professors and the scientific and moral values they have acquired as to be effective and productive members in building their homeland. Rector of the Arab Private University for Science and Technology Dr. Marwan Al- Hajji

Board of Trustees

Council of Trustees The Council of Trustees of the Arab University for Science and Technology consists of the owners, academic figures, and public figures. All of them should be issued by a decision of the Minister of Higher Education for a period of four years renewable on the proposal of the owner according to the following conditions:Members of the Council of Trustees must be Syrians and may be Arabs and foreigners if they are owners.No Arab or foreign diplomatic personnel may be on the Council of Trustees.The membership of the Council of Trustees cannot be combining with any scientific administrative function at the University except for the Rector. Furthermore, the membership of the Council of Trustees of the University cannot be combining with the membership of any Council of Trustees of another University without the approval of the Minister.If the position of the Chairman of the Council of Trustees or any of its members becomes vacant, the Minister shall designate a replacement for the remaining term of his membership upon the proposal of the Owner.The Council of Trustees should hold one meeting at least during the semester and whenever necessary. The minutes of the meetings of the Council should be recorded in a special register prepared for that purpose. A copy of the minutes of the meetings should be deposited with the Ministry of Higher Education.The Council should meet upon the invitation of its Chairman or Vice-Rector in case of his/her absence or at the written request of one-third of the members of the Council, indicating the reasons for the meeting.Meetings should be at the University unless decided other place by the Chairman of the Council.The meeting can be legal only in the presence of most of the members.Decisions will be taken by a majority vote and the vote of the Chairman of the council will be weighted or the voice of his Deputy in the absence of the Rector. Tasks of the Council of Trustees Formulate the general policy of the university in the light of the higher education policy in the Syrian Arab Republic.Study the establishment of colleges or departments or academic programs in addition to the merger or cancellation.Propose to the Minister the nomination of the Rector.Approve of the employment of Vice Rector and deans of the faculties.Determine the number of students proposed to be admitted annually in the various programs of colleges at the beginning of each academic year in accordance with the rules approved by the Council of Higher Education, and no student may be admitted except within the limits approved by the Council.Determine the university fees and securing sources to support the financial resources of the University and regulate the investment.Approve the determination of the salary scale for all employees of the university, including the members of the educational staff at the suggestion of the University Council.Consideration of plans, the annual plan proposed by the Rector for projects that the University intends to undertake, discuss and approve.Acceptance of donations grants and wills if they are from a Syrian source and allocated for spending on developmental purposes within the university. No gift or grant may be accepted from a foreign source without the approval of the Minister.Approve the draft annual budget of the University and deposit a copy thereof with the Ministry.Approval of the annual report of the rector on the progress of work at the University to assess its achievements, approve the balance sheet and final accounts of the University and submit a copy thereof to the Ministry.Preparation of the University's systems projects (rules of procedure - a system of use - financial system - educational system - other systems).Consideration of any matters relating to the University provided by the Rector or any of its members, which is not within the powers of any other party in accordance with the provisions of the laws and regulations in force.Matters falling within its competence in accordance with the rules of procedure of the University.The Council of Trustees may delegate some of its powers to the University Council. The Board of Trustees of the Arab Private University for Science and Technology:

University Council

University Council The University council consists of: The rector and vice-rectorsCollege deans and their vice-deansThe Secretary of the UniversityHeads of academic departmentsManagers of research centersLibrary directorDirector of Student AffairsUnit managers and administrative, financial and other servicesScientific or public scientific figures if they are not more than three members and other than council members.A delegate of the Ministry of Higher Education.A delegate of faculty members.A delegate of the National Union of Syrian Students.Director of accreditation directorate.The university council will hold periodic and regular meetings at least one meeting per month or whenever necessary. The minutes of the meetings of the council will be recorded in a special register prepared for that purpose. A copy of the minutes of the meetings will be deposited with the Ministry of Higher Education. The meetings of the council will not be legal except in the presence of most of the members. In the event of non-completion of the quorum, the date of the subsequent meeting will be determined one week after its date. Decisions are made by most of the votes. The trustworthy of the university will act as the secretariat of the council. Rules of the University Council Determine the rules of admission to the university in consistent with the rules adopted by the Council of Higher Education.Determine the university calendar, the dates of examinations and holidays in accordance with the ministerial decisions.Approve the selection of deans and heads of departments.Develop building plans and complete laboratories, equipment and libraries at the University.Develop special regulations for all university departments and facilities.Nominate faculty members.Coordinate the scientific, training and advisory activities of the faculties and their relationship with the community.Apply the general policy of the university through the drawing up and organization of the services provided by the university in the field of education, training, scientific research, the development plans and possibilities to achieve them.Set the necessary instructions to organize the work at the university.Adoption of agreements with Syrian, Arab and foreign universities, the regional and international organizations also to become effective after the approval of the Council of Trustees and the Ministry of Higher Education.Propose the University's annual budget proposal.Accept all donations received by the University and acting in accordance with the Syrian legislation, in a manner that does not conflict with the objectives of the University and the interest of the State.Propose the salaries of teaching staff to the Council of Trustees.Grant the scientific degrees according to the laws and regulations of higher education.Consider any other matter that the Rector or any member of the Council will propose.The Rector of the University could be delegate to some of the council's terms of reference

Vision, Message, Strategic Objectives and Quality policy

The Vision of the University The Arab Private University for Science and Technology seeks to become as the first intended university for students among the syrian universities in the quality of education, scientific research, and the service of the society for the sake of reaching higher ranks among the regional and international universities. The Message of the University The Arab Private University for Science and Technology amis at qualifying graduates for success and excellence in the business market and higher studies through modern and advanced courses which are suitable for international, regional and local requirements and developments and also the choice of members of the teaching staff with high scientific qualifications and the application of the latest quality managment system and the international academic credence. The Arab University works hard in order to achieve its aims and message through adopting a number of values and principle which are:" improvement, continuous development, belonging, justice, honesty, transparency, faithfulness, cooperative work, creativity and excellence. The Strategic Objectives of the University The Arab University amis through its vision and message for: ✔ The continuous development of the educational courses in the university according to the recent achievement of modern sciences to qualify graduates support the society with the different specializations which are capable of getting along with the international developments. ✔ Encouraging and supporting scientific research. ✔ Starting programs of higher studies to prepare an academic staff with excellent competency. ✔ Working on qualifying and attracting excellent member of the teaching staff of all scientific specializations needed for the university. ✔ Establishing a center for the service of the society to fulfill the social needs as traning, education, studies and specializes consultations. ✔ Applying the international standards to ensure quality and academic credence for the sake of achieving higher positions in the international classification of universities. Quality policy of the Arab University in accordance to International Standards for Quality Management Systems ISO 9001:2015 Arab Private University for Science and Technology is committed to all its administrative levels and faculty members in a constant quest for advancement and distinction in applying the international standards of quality management systems and requirements for quality assurance and academic accreditation in education, scientific research, community service and satisfying all relevant interested parties, especially students and community institutions within the frame of the prevailing laws and regulations to achieve an advanced position in the international classification of universities through: ✔ Adopting the implementation of the quality management system according to international standards ISO 9001: 2015 and commitment to the continuous improvement to the effectiveness of the system in order to achieve the aspirations of all parties associated or dealing with the university. ✔ Comply with all legislative and prevailing legal requirements related to the higher education and scientific research. ✔ Raise awareness of the importance of applying quality management systems and requirements for quality assurance and international academic accreditation. ✔ Constant quest to learn about the latest scientific developments through participation in seminars and scientific conferences and communicating with distinguished universities to develop curricula, teaching methods and scientific research. ✔ Reduce continuously the risks that endanger health and safety which employees and students may face by means of a periodic review of the risks related to health and safety at the university. ✔ Provide an appropriate educational and work environment and secure the necessary resources, with a focus on continuous training and rehabilitation for all employees at all levels. ✔ The continuous communication with all internal and external interested parties to serve the development and improvement of the university performance. ✔ Quality, health and safety objectives are set at the beginning of the year depending on the policy and reviewed through monthly meetings as well as the management review meeting for quality, health and safety systems. ✔ Maintain quality, health and safety systems while working to periodically review the policy whenever needed through the Quality Assurance and Academic Accreditation Council, and to review the management of the quality system to ensure the effectiveness of application.

Our strategy

Strategic planning The Arab University for Science and Technology relies on three main starting points when developing its strategic plansWhere are we now? Where do we want to be? How do we get there?After answering the previous questions, the Arab University sets out to define its strategic objectives from the environmental analysis of the university in all its colleges and directorates, where the university administration works continuously to determine each of the following:- The strengths are the internal capabilities that will help in meeting the demands and overcoming difficulties.- Weaknesses are the internal deficits that prevent the university from meeting its demands.- Opportunities, which are external conditions or certain trends that facilitate reaching the goal.- Threats, which are external conditions and trends that will affect the university’s efficiency.Objectives of strategic planning at the Arab University for Science and TechnologyThe university develops its strategic plans by trying to answer the following questions:What are the majors in which the university works?What are the activities that the university seeks to do in the future?What are the desires and needs of the clients?What are the expectations of stakeholders?Who are the competitors?What is the size of the sector that we are competing for?What is the impact of technology on the disciplines of the university's work in the future?In addition to the above, the university seeks to have its strategic objectives:Specific, Measurable, Realistic, achievable and specific execution time.