Arabian Gulf University (Bahrain)

Located in Al-Manāmah, Bahrain, the Arabian Gulf University (AGU) focuses its efforts on fundamental regional issues of the Gulf Cooperation Council in health, human development, environment, science and technology and aims to contribute effectively to spreading the culture of knowledge and education in Arabian Gulf society (source).

As the Regional Centre serving the Gulf region, AGU delivers the WLC Programme in coordination with UNU-INWEH. If you reside in the Gulf region and are interested in applying to be part of the Water Learning Centre Programme or require more information, please contact the AGU regional coordinator.


  • 13 Gulf countries represented: Kuwait, Qatar, Egypt, Bahrain, UAE, Palestine, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Iraq, Yemen, Lebanon and Libya
  • Acceptance rate of 77% for applicants

Regional Coordinator: Prof. Waleed K. Al-Zubari
Dean of College of Graduate Studies; Acting Director, Water Resources Management Program

Dr. Al-Zubari has taught many courses in Hydrogeology and Water Resources Management and Planning in Arid Regions, and has published more than 90 research papers in peer-reviewed journals, conferences, and seminars. He also serves as a consultant for many international and regional organizations, including UNESCO, UNEP, UNDP, ESCWA, and FAO.