Royal University for Women

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Royal University for Women
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Motto in English
Where Women Excel
Type Private
Established 2005
Chairman Fahad Al Zamil
President Professor Mazin M.A. Jumah
Vice-president Dr. Mona Suri Vice-President Academic
Location Muaskar Highway, West Riffa
26°06′07″N 50°33′04″E / 26.1019°N 50.5512°E / 26.1019; 50.5512Coordinates: 26°06′07″N 50°33′04″E / 26.1019°N 50.5512°E / 26.1019; 50.5512
Campus West Riffa
Nickname RUW
Website Royal University for Women official website

The Royal University for Women (RUW) in the Kingdom of Bahrain is the first private, purpose-built, international university in the country that is dedicated solely to educating the women of Bahrain. Established in 2005, the initial degree programmes of the university were designed in collaboration with McGill University in Canada and Middlesex University in the United Kingdom.[1] Among the courses offered by the university are Bachelor of Arts degrees in fashion design, graphic design, and interior design; Bachelor of Science degrees in computing science; as well as Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Business degrees.[2]


The Royal University for Women has five constituent colleges:[3]

  • College of Art and Design
  • College of Business and Financial Sciences.
  • College of Information Technology
  • College of Law