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Muscat University

Muscat University

Muscat University


Located in the heart of Muscat, Muscat University was established in 2016 with a mission to transform individuals and communities through industry-engaged, research-informed teaching and learning that is both rigorous and relevant. We will achieve success by providing a conducive learning environment in an inclusive culture of global citizenship. We will facilitate scholarship that embraces collaboration, and community engagement and promotes innovative, entrepreneurial, and ethical approaches in all our activities. Academic programs are designed with the needs of 21st-century employers in mind and are delivered via three faculties: Business and Management, Engineering and Technology, and Transport and Logistics, along with the quality assured Foundation Program.


To empower individuals and communities through transformative learning and teaching, informative research and proactive industry engagement in Oman and the GCC region.


To be recognized as a leader in providing quality education and research that is relevant to the social and economic priorities of Oman and of the wider region.

Core Values

  • Excellence: we deliver valuable experiences that are relevant to our students.
  • Innovation: we pursue new ideas and methods that result in delivering good services and positive experiences.
  • Accountability: we accept responsibility for our actions and welcome others to evaluate our performance.
  • Transparency: we are open to and value trustworthy communications.
  • Collaboration: we embrace team spirit and provide a welcoming, supportive, and collaborative environment.
  • Integrity: we are fair and honest in all our relations and activities.
  • Professionalism: we are competent and behave based on ethical principles.

Campus Features


Muscat University’s campus is equipped with a cutting-edge resource center, a 250-seat auditorium, private study areas, and outdoor communal spaces, in addition to onsite car parking, cafes, restaurants, and banking facilities. The campus is conveniently located just off the Sultan Qaboos Highway and only 10km away from Muscat International Airport.

Our facilities include fully equipped computer and chemical engineering laboratories and classrooms fitted with interactive smartboards, ensuring high-quality learning and teaching experiences. Our building has high-speed Wi-Fi throughout, with a Learning Resource Centre providing access to the library, group discussion area, and a quiet space for self-study.

For times when you need a break from studying, our Student Common Area is the ideal space to relax with a variety of games for you to unwind including; a billiard table, air hockey, table tennis, and table foosball.

The University also features an Executive Education Training Centre dedicated to providing bespoke-professional training to Omani and regional organizations and individuals. The basement of the University has a Smart Park system allowing easy parking for staff, students, and visitors.

Student Clubs

We empower students to engage and participate in a diverse array of enriching opportunities. Find the student club that’s right for you! You can be part of a lot of excitement at MU. The hardest part is deciding what you’re going to do! Whatever your interest, there’s probably a group that shares your passion at MU. And if there isn’t, consider the opportunity to start your own club!

  • Events Organizers Club
  • Theater Club
  • Yusr Voluntary Club
  • Photography Club
  • Sports Club
  • Music Club
  • Finds Yourself Club
  • Media Club

You can request to start a new club and read the club's guide here.

Student Activities

Muscat University encourages you to undertake extracurricular activities that expand beyond the fixed curriculum, in areas that involve the following:

  • Sports
  • Community engagement and event
  • Volunteering
  • Project management
  • Placement and work experience
  • Language learning
  • Student Societies and clubs

Student Services

Muscat University ensures that you study in a supportive, caring environment and that your personal well-being is our number one priority. We are committed to providing you with a holistic student experience including academic and personal counseling for the duration of your studies.

Student Support Unit

The Student Support Unit should be your first point of contact for questions, comments, or concerns. In many cases, the staff will be able to deal with your queries. In other cases, the staff will refer you to the appropriate department for resolution of the matter.

Student Counselling Advice

Muscat University provides access to counseling support services. Counselors will help you find solutions to a range of personal or academic-related issues and challenges.

Disability Support

An important aspect of the services provided by the Student Support Unit is the provision of appropriate advice and support for students with movement disabilities. This expert advice and support helps promote the success and well-being of these groups of students and enhances their university experience by creating a dynamic environment that allows them to fulfill their personal, academic, and professional potential.

The university offers several services to students with disabilities including a special parking area and accessible entrance to the campus.

Learning Support Services

Muscat University students can access learning support and advice through the dedicated Learning Resource Centre (LRC) located on the 2nd floor of the Muscat University building. There are also dedicated study spaces for you to utilize, such as the discussion rooms on the 2nd and 4th floors where groups can work collaboratively.

    Visa Requirements

    Applying as an International Students

    Studying in Muscat offers you an experience you will never forget! The city of Muscat, with a population of approximately 850,000, prides itself on combining a distinctly Middle Eastern feel with all the hallmarks of a modern, forward-thinking city. Grand mosques lie side-by-side with modern shopping malls and Western restaurants and modern amenities can be found alongside traditional ways of life. You will notice a harmony and balance between the modern and the traditional that you simply can’t find elsewhere.

    As a student in Muscat, one of the first things you will notice is the warmth and hospitality of the people. The Omani people are open and tolerant and you will feel at home in no time at all. You will also notice just how multicultural Muscat is and during your stay, you will get to be a part of Muscat’s truly cosmopolitan society and experience why Oman is ranked in the top 10 countries to visit in 2017 by Lonely Planet.

    International Students Services

    Study Visa Assistance

    Visa applications are handled on the student's behalf by Muscat University. As a guideline, visa processing can take up to 6 weeks. As a result of this timeline, International students who require a study visa are requested to submit completed applications no later than 30th June.

    Airport Pickup

    The University will arrange to pick up international students arriving at Muscat International Airport. To access this free service, students will need to provide at least 3 working days’ notice with their flight number, arrival time, and accommodation details.

    Accommodation Advice

    Muscat University offers guidance and advice relating to student housing and accommodation in Muscat. There are many options to choose from based on an individual student’s budget. For more information please contact us.

    Scholarships and Funding

    Student Testimonials


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