Continuing the Arab world’s longstanding cultural tradition of learning, Sharjah boasts excellent education resources at every level. There are more than three dozen accredited private schools in the emirate, including Indian and British schools. Institutions of higher learning, such as the University of Sharjah and the American University of Sharjah, provide a traditional Middle Eastern educational environment for students seeking to master the Arabic language, among other subjects.
Admission is highly competitive to the top-ranked schools in Sharjah and throughout the UAE. Overall, the quality of the UAE’s primary and higher education systems ranks among the top 20 globally, with the UAE considered the most competitive in the Arab World, according to the Global Competitiveness Index.