University of Khorfakkan
The University of Khorfakkan (UKF) is a not-for-profit institution for higher education established in 2022 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah, and President of the University. The University is an autonomous, academic corporate body enjoying financial and administrative autonomy owned by the government of Sharjah. The University enjoys a State-of-the-Art infrastructure for teaching, research, innovation, and community service.
The UAE Ministry of Education fully licenses the University.
His Highness instructed to transform the Khorfakkan branch into a separate university under the "University of Khorfakkan". In addition to the currently offered programs in the branch, the University of Khorfakkan is planning to offer new programs in the marine sciences and ocean engineering fields. In addition, UoK will establish a new college named "The College of Marine Sciences and Aquatic Biology". It is planned that this college will represent a national hub for issues related to marine sciences and Aquatic Biology, such as coastal zone management, marine engineering, fisheries, aquaculture, etc.