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Oman
INTRODUCTION
1. Geography
2. Political situation
3. Economy
a. Figures
4. Health
5. Education
a. Universities
6. Demographics
7. Religions
a. Freedom
8. Peoples
9. Languages
10. History
11. Cities and Towns



























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Index / Education
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Universities in Oman
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Oman presently has 6 insitutions with the status of univeristy, corresponding to a university density of 1:570,000 inhabitants, placing Oman as no. 10 of 22 in the MENA region.
"University college" is a category indicating campuses operating under the supervision of a foreign university: Al Buraimi University College, Buraymi; Majan University College, Musqat; Muscat University College, Musqat; and Sur University College, Sur.
Webometrics places only one university within the World Top 6000 list, the institution which for long was the only one in the nation: Sultan Qaboos University. Although no. 2621 is fairly unremarkable, it is a good position considering that it both is young and the first of the nation. In this respect, Oman is with 17% of its universities on this list, ranked 12 of 22 in MENA.
Oman seems to deliver good results in the field of higher education, finding a good pace in developing from its late start. The country's cooperation with foreign universities is a positive and important contribution to this process.

Musqat

  • Sultan Qaboos University. Est. 1986
  • Arab Open University. Est. unknown. Website Arabic only
  • German University of Technology in Oman. Est. 2007

    North

  • Nizwa University, Nizwa . Est. 2004
  • Sohar University, Suhar. Est. 1997

    South

  • Dhofar University, Salalah. Est. 2004




  • By Tore Kjeilen