Mission Statement

To offer a prominent Legal and Political scholastic capability that breeds responsible and groundbreaking global leaders equipped with the highest levels of quality and integrity and fit to serve the public interest. Also to endlessly supplement the body of knowledge with boosting elements of research, and constant erudition. Our differentiation perspective stems from the global perspective and the 21st-century skills in education to enrich the local cultures; Strategic build up and Innovation, Research and Creativity, Learner centrism, and Diversity Management.

General Information

AUE’s School of Law and Diplomacy offers Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D. degree programs in an array of emphases and certificates. All of the programs are defined in their respective section (Programs of Study). Bachelor’s degree emphases cover the following areas: Law, Political Science, Diplomacy, Public Administration... The flexibility of each program permits learners to emphasize areas of their special interests. Minors are available in various activities respectively.


AUE’s School of Law and Diplomacy’s Programs are accredited by various national and international governmental and non-governmental bodies.

Advisory Committees

The School's main advising Committee is drawn from the Board of Trustees itself, enriched by leading business executives, famous scholars, and government officials. The board along with the president, and faculty, are always there to provide counsel on the School’s programs. The strive is always to boost the School’s quality and excellence in educating and crafting future business leaders.

The Law and Diplomacy Learner Advisory Council provides an excellent means of communication between learners and faculty. Members of this committee include learners from all programs and class years within the school and representatives from various business learner organizations.


Each academic department has a set of advisors who coordinates the procedures of their respective departments, represent their department on the various needed committees, namely the one concerned with learner petitions. Divisional advisors advise all undergraduate business learners and are also available to help our school’s learners with their special problems.


Admission to AUE’s School of Law and Diplomacy is regular, the criteria for admission are subject to change as enrollment demands vary.

Startup Admission

Startup admission to the School of Law and Diplomacy generally takes place upon entry as a first-year learner. The academic credentials required will vary during each admission cycle and are determined by the Office of Admission. The process is straightforward and comprehensive and considers many variables to establish the context of a learner’s achievements and demonstrated potential to be successful in the rigorous curriculum.

Transfer Admission

Learners who may be transferring from other institutions may pursue admission through a non-competitive process. Learners must meet the following admission requirements:

Current AUE learners: To be admitted into the School of Law and Diplomacy from another AUE school or program, a learner must have at least 30 graded credit hours.

Transfer learners from another college or university: To be admitted into the School of Law and Diplomacy from another educational institution, a learner must have earned at least 30 graded credit hours, have an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher. Transferred courses will be limited only to those with grades of 70 and above. Maximum transferred credits will be restricted to 50 % of the overall program requirements. Transfers will require the approval of the academic council of the university.

Accelerations of Studies

Learners may accelerate their programs by registering for more loads than the average 15 hours per semester needed to complete the program in eight semesters (6 regular+2 summer modules). Registrations of up to 19 credits hours are permitted in a regular semester or eight hours in a five- or six-week summer term. Course loads exceeding these limitations require permission from the Students’ Affairs and the Registrar. Requests are normally considered only if the learner earned more than a 3.00-grade point average or is a senior who is graduating...

Programs of Study

The School of Law and Diplomacy offers the following Degree levels:

* Undergraduate

* Graduate

* Post Graduate

* Continuous Learning Programs

The School of Law and Diplomacy offers Bachelor of Art Degrees the following programs and concentrations:

Bachelor's Degrees of Law and Diplomacy with one of the following emphases: Law, Political Science, Public Administration, and Diplomacy… Learners must successfully complete a 100 Credit hours ( 3 – 5 years ) program – Typically designed for an optimum time of 3 years.

The concentrations are also offered for the Degrees of Masters of Law or Masters in Political Sciences (MBA) in the same emphases. Learners must successfully complete 39 credits hours (2- 4 years) program- Typically designed for an optimum time of 2 years.

Similarly, all the above concentrations and more can constitute an area of a Ph.D. (Doctorate) study framework. Learners must complete 3-5 years of studies and writing program - Typically designed for an optimum time of 3 years.

The School of Law and Diplomacy offers also Minors in either law or political science to its Learners and other AUE schools. The learners must complete successfully all the minors requirements before graduating from their majors. Other Non-law and political science Programs learners can follow a Law or political science minor provided that the courses Prerequisites and Corequisites criteria are met, with the recommendations of their advisors.

Graduation Requirements

In the Bachelor of Law or Political science programs, learners must successfully complete a minimum of 100 credit hours, as indicated below:

1. 27 credit hours of General University Required courses with a minimum GPA of 2.0.

2. 37 credit hours of Core Foundation with a minimum GPA of 2.0

3. 12 to 15 credit hours of Major and Emphasis with a minimum of 2.00 in both the Major GPA and the Cumulative GPA.

4. 6 to 9 (according to emphasis) credit hours of Major electives (Hard) chosen from a predesigned program emphasis elective list.

5. 6 credit hours of Major electives (Soft and Skills-based) chosen from a predesigned program emphasis elective list.

6. 9 credit hours of free elective courses.

In the Master's Degree of Law or Political Science programs, learners holding a Bachelor's degree in Law or Political Sciences-related majors with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and above are accepted. Non- Law and Political Sciences learners with a Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher can sign for an MBA – after a positive opinion from the Academic Committee and might be required to pass remedial courses with a minimum GPA of 2.5.

A Law or Political Science learner must successfully complete 39 credit hours as indicated below:

1. 21 credit hours of Core Required courses

2. 12 credit hours of Emphasis Required courses

3. 6 credit hours of Major Elective courses

Business Curriculum Requirements Facts

As precised by the School of Law and Diplomacy Study Plan requirements, all the school’s programs are constituted from courses as follows:

University General Requirement Courses: All University Programs must fulfill those courses requirements offered externally to the School of Law and Diplomacy. They are designed to constitute an integrative aspect to the university so that a learner signs for the University and not only to an individual Program in a segregated perspective. Those courses are at the core of the liberal education perspective and are designed to equip the student with a 360 ̊ of perspective and competencies needed to breed a multi-intelligence posture.

Core Capstone Experience: In addition to completing the program's foundation courses and theoretical criteria, all the School’s learners must complete a Related field Capstone Experience. You should complete the foundation and core first. The School’s Capstones are senior-level experiences that are writing and speaking intensive, provide for multiple skill development, and integrate the legal or political coursework you have already completed.

Legal and Political Diversity Requirement: You must complete at least one course that provides an understanding of diversity and general diversity perspectives.

Communication Requirement: All The school’s programs require at least one Communication art course requirement. Also, each major and emphasis incorporates communication across the curriculum so that writing and speaking skills are important characteristics of each and every program.

Theoretical Courses: Most of the Courses carry a theoretical perspective. This theory usually is validated by following primary references from leading acclaimed edition houses.

Practical Courses: All the school’s programs require at least two practical courses requirements. Also, each major and emphasis incorporates practicums across the curriculum so that practical skills are important characteristics of each and every course throughout the program.

Grade Point Average: A minimum 2.00 cumulative grade point average in business courses is required for graduation. Mathematics Requirement: All business learners must complete one basic Math course or equivalent-such as applied statistics.

Residency Requirements: AUE programs are essentially full resident-based. All the students must complete at least 50 percent of the courses required for their Law or Political science degree at one of AUE’s campuses. Transfers are calculated based on these criteria.

Program Goals and Outcomes

The degree whether in Law or Political sciences fields is designed to provide students with enough knowledge of the structures, institutions, and processes that are at the root of the practice of domestic, regional, and global laws and politics. The core curriculum is developed in a way to stimulate critical thinking, analyses, and evaluation of the political conditions and cases examined. The School equips the learner with enough oral and written skills that will grant him a suave and solid transition into graduate studies as well as professional preparation in areas that include: law offices and enterprises, the public sector, Foreign Service, international and regional organizations, multi-national corporations, banking institutions, media, and other enterprises. Upon graduation the graduate will:

Generally and broadly: Have essential knowledge of various disciplines in Law, Political Science, Diplomacy, and Public Administration. Possess problem-solving capabilities. Have an awareness of social and ethical issues. Be committed to civic engagement. Use written and oral communication effectively.

Technically: Demonstrate essential knowledge acquired in the following disciplines: All legal Emphases, Public Administration, Diplomacy, Conflict management and resolution, Internal Politics, and International Affairs… Propose a solution to conflicts and problems using quantitative and/or qualitative reasoning. Examine the social and ethical issues involved in a legal case, Politics, or Public Administration. Demonstrate the process and benefits of being engaged in civic service. Deliver an effective oral presentation. Demonstrate effective written communication.

Career Prospects

Job demand for Law and Diplomacy school graduates is not scarce at all. Majoring in our programs and emphases of this school equip the learner with enough flexibility of attitude to change as the domain environment dictate, and mindsets and skills enough to make him tall wherever she/he stands… The domain elegant and aristocratic posture is reinvigorated by the School and the University to add to the shine our graduates are seeking… The career areas related to the School are voluminous, some of which are:


• Solicitors or Barristers

• Legal advisors and Company Secretary

• Judges

• Mediator

• Researcher...

Political Science:

• Policy Analyst/Advisor in Government

• Program Coordinator in Non-Profits.

• Research Analyst in Think Tanks.

• Legislative Aide/Assistant in Government.

• Media Relations Specialist in NGOs.

• Service Representative in Social and Community Services

• Advisor to Media and content analyst

• Diploma

• Diplomacy and Protocol…

Public Administration:

• Tax Examiner

• Budget Analyst.

• Public Administration Consultant.

• City Manager.

• Mayor.

• International Aid/Development Worker.

• Fundraising Manager…