The establishment of Al Falah University (AFU) is an expression of the wise attitude of our leadership towards education and its role in the welfare of society.
In this modern and constantly changing world of ours, universities have stepped beyond the realm of teaching paradigm to become centers for learning, scientific research and community engagement.This development necessitates that Al Falah University should also transform itself into an establishment that fosters students' intellectual growth and adopts scientific research that aims at identifying problems and proposing solutions in order to push ahead with reform and overall development.
Under the patronage of our leaders the country has achieved high levels of economic, educational and social accomplishments. The role of AFU is to effectively contribute to the development which the UAE is experiencing and to help pave the way for the prosperity that lies ahead.
Ph.D. in Economics
University of Cincinnati, U.S.A.
Prof. Abdelhafid Belarbi obtained his Ph.D. in Economic Development and Econometrics from University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Prior to joining Al Falah University in Fall Semester AY 2017-2018, Prof. Belarbi has an extensive academic and administrative experience from universities in USA, Algeria, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates. Read more
The President is appointed by the Board of Trustees and reports directly to the board. The President is a strong visionary leader with sufficient knowledge of and experience to operate the university.
The main duties of the university president are the following: