801, 2020

University of Bahrain Environment and Sustainable Development PhD Program

The University of Bahrain’s PhD program in Environment and Sustainable Development (ESD) focuses on environmental sustainability, with an emphasis on the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. The program equips students with the knowledge and perspectives needed to answer important questions about diverse environmental problems. Nearly all colleges at the University of [...]
801, 2020

University of Bahrain Environment and Sustainable Development M.Sc. Programs

The University of Bahrain and the Prince’s Foundation (UK) jointly offer a Master’s program in Environment and Sustainable Development (ESD). The Prince’s Foundation is one of the international establishments specialized in design, planning and urban development that contributes to postgraduate studies in sustainable urbanism in partnership with universities in the [...]
801, 2020

The University Role in Preparing Postgraduate Students in Addressing the United Nation SGDs

The PhD students in the Environmental Sustainability Development Program of the University of Bahrain are working on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their targets. In the course ESD 793, the students were trained to address the contemporary issues related to environmental sustainability. This course enabled them to observe, assess [...]


Toward sustainable development: Lessons from vernacular settlements of Sri Lanka

Authors: Dayaratne R.
From modern urban perspectives, indigenous housing practices are regarded as undeveloped, backward, and require improvements. They may be valid for measuring on the basis of standards alien to the communities. However, these perceptions have obfuscated the appreciation and potential adoption of holistic, culturally relevant, and traditionally tested approaches to planning [...]

Inequality, concentration of wealth and ownership structure of Islamic banks: Some pertinent issues

Authors: Farooq M.O., Meer F., Iqbal B.
Purpose: An important Islamic imperative is prevention of concentration of wealth among a few so that wealth circulates widely to enhance shared prosperity. In contemporary economic discourse, inequality and concentration of wealth have emerged as among key causes of instability and crisis. Unfortunately, although Islamic finance has emerged as a [...]


Disabilities Accommodation Policy

This policy focuses on having a reasonable accommodation policy/strategy implemented, including adequately funded mechanism for persons with disabilities. Purpose The University of Bahrain aims to have reasonable, safe, and comfortable accommodation policy/strategy implemented, including adequately funded mechanism for persons with disabilities. Glossary of Terms/Definitions On-campus Accommodation: refers to having a [...]

Non-discriminatory Admissions Policy

The university measures against discrimination on students admission to the university, for all programs. Purpose To eradicate any form of discrimination or inequality within admissions procedures. Glossary of Terms/Definitions Discrimination: refers to the mistreatment of an individual or group based on pre-conceived beliefs resulting in the unfair consequences on such [...]

Third-Party Workers’ Rights Policy

Guaranteeing equivalent rights of workers if/when outsourcing activities to third parties Purpose The University defends all rights of workers outsourcing activities by third parties. Glossary of Terms/Definitions Worker: refers to a personal contractually assigned to complete a work-related task(s). Equal rights: refers to giving workers the same rights and opportunities [...]