The Department of Accounting and Financial Sciences is one of the leading groups in the world for teaching and research on the economic, institutional and organisational aspects of accounting and financial management. Maintaining and advancing our leading international reputation for teaching and research is our top priority . The department offers a wide range of courses in accounting, audit, tax, accounting information systems, accounting applications, quantitative methods and analysis, financial management, risk management, financial services, banking, financial markets and institutions, and financial modelling. We are proud of our accounting and finance subjects which are ranked within top course satisfaction and teaching, by Gulf University Our undergraduate programmes have received level  of accreditation 


Dr. Shafeeq Ahmed Ali

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR- Finance & Economics



Dr. Ahmad Gharaibeh

Assistant Professor

Dr. Baki Riza Balci, CPA

Associate Professor
(+973) 17620092 ext. 431

All classrooms at Gulf University are spacious and air-conditioned & most of them are amphitheatre style. They provide the most conducive atmosphere for dynamic and focused discussions. Classrooms at Gulf University have been designed to bring together analysis with action and are augmented with integrated audio-visual teaching aids for lectures, presentations etc.

State-of-the-art auditoriums with a combined seating capacity of over 1000 act as a common ground for students, faculty and corporate personalities for regular interfaces, conferences and other events.

The state-of-the-art library is located at the heart of the academic complex. It provides a gateway for various organized resources and information in print and digital formats. 

The library is designed in three spacious, centrally air-conditioned halls, equipped with modern & comfortable furniture and provides excellent academic ambience for the students. It has total capacity of 58 students in each session. In the computer area of the library, there are 21 computer search stations each with E-Library access and 27 chairs. Library has printers and provides printing and photocopy service to the students and staff as per the Library Policy .

  • Program Structure and 8 Semester Study Plan (with core and elective courses)

Following is a study plan designed to show the program structure of 8 semesters:

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Dr. Shafeeq Ahmed Ali
Sunday: 11:00am to 12:30pm
Thursday: 10:00am to 11:30am
Dr. Ahmed Gharaibeh
Sunday: 01:00pm to 03:00pm
Tuesday: 01:00pm to 03:00pm

The department of Accounting and Finance has conducted its Spring Advisory board Council meeting with a group of esteemed and elite experts from the industry in the Kingdom of Bahrain on 27th of February 2019.  The Advisory expressed their pleasure about the revised program especially the technological courses as Finance technology and bid data analytics.

Mr Alkhateeb, the external advisory board member, suggested having a strategic alliance and associates with well-established training professional body local providers i.e. BIBF etc. Professional programs Professional accreditations i.e. ACCA, CIMA as this gives the program a better position in the market and may reduce the cost.