AOU is a non-profit University that has nine branches in the Arab World. These branches are located in Kuwait, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Jordan, Bahrain, Oman, Sudan and Palestine. Moreover, AOU offers the following:
- Dual degrees accredited by the Open University in UK and equated by the Supreme Council of Universities in Egypt.
- Flexible learning system, since AOU adopts a combination of face to face tutorials and distance learning education.
- Full scholarship for academically distinguished students.
- Different tracks to match different interests.
- Highly qualified academic staff.