International and External Relations Office

The International and External Relations Office (IERO) was established in January 2010 with a main goal to facilitate the university’s long term goal of internationalization. It seeks to communicate, collaborate, and conduct academic exchanges with other academic, research and relevant institutions at all three levels (BSc, MSc, PhD). It provides a range of services and expertise to support the university in the development and management of external, regional and international programs and linkages. IERO is proud to have realized much of its initial goal such as fortifying and creating new links globally with various universities, holding conferences and events, and lastly enhancing the educational experience of  Ahfad’s students.


The University aims to forge national, regional and international reciprocal partnerships to promote excellence in teaching, research and community outreach activities.


IERO strives to be the catalyst and model of excellence to provide professional services to facilitate the internationalization program and quality. Core Values IERO is a community-oriented office that endorses the advancement of AUW vision. It promotes integrity and equity to service excellence to students, faculty, partners and community.