Education in Kuwait
are two state supported institutions of Higher Education in Kuwait:
- Public Authority for Applied Education and Training
addition, there are a number of private post-secondary colleges and universities
that are approved by the Kuwait Ministry of Higher Education:
University for Sciences and Technology.
- Australian College
- American University of Kuwait.
- Maastricht School for MBA.
College for Girls.
University is a co-educational institution made up of five campuses in Kuwait
City. Since its establishment in 1966, the university has grown from just over
400 students to nearly 18,000 men and women and has expanded from only 31 faculty
members to include numerous colleges and departments.To find out more about Kuwait
University, visit http://www.kuniv.edu.kw/.
The Public Authority for Applied Education and Training
1982, the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training was established
to incorporate the various educational facilities that had been created to fill
the need for technical and vocational training in Kuwait.
PAAET is comprised of two entities: Applied Education and Training. PAAET is charged
with providing and developing a national labor force to meet the developmental
requirements of the nation. It is also works towards diversifying Kuwait's national
economy by training students for careers beyond the oil industry. To find out
more about the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training, visit http://www.paaet.edu.kw/.
addition to these institutions, Kuwait sponsors several Quranic schools, a musical
school, and a teacher's institution.
Other Institutes of
Kuwait's Musical Academy offers general
education and musical training in the musical arts.
institutions of higher education include a teachers' college and several Quranic
government of Kuwait has an ambitious foreign scholarship program, which supports
top Kuwaiti scholars who are accepted to universities in the United States, the
United Kingdom, and other foreign countries.