AUK is a liberal arts institution, based on the American model of higher education. It is dedicated to providing students with knowledge, self-awareness, and personal growth experiences that can anhance critical thinking, effective communication, and repect for diversity. AUK seeks to create leaders and life-long learners who aspire to the highest standards of moral and ethical responsability in their societies.
Building a strong university-wide culture of excellence in education, reserach, scholarship, and the arts.
Ensure a university environment that is inclusive as well as diverses, and that fosters a spirit of community among faculty, staff, and students.
Provide an administrative, operational, and physical infraestructure that fully supports a high quality university.
Serve the needs of Kuwait and the region through outreach and engagement with academia, business, and community partners.
Delliver instensive English program and 12 undergraduate baccalaureate programs.
Provide training and continuing education.
Conduct research of regional significance.
AUK plans to introduce master's degrees within the next five years.