Arabian Gulf University (AGU) is a university in the city of Manama, in the Kingdom of Bahrain. It is accredited by the Ministry of Education, Bahrain, and governed by Gulf Cooperative Countries, and is a member of Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World. Entry into the university is restricted to GCC nationals, with other Arab nationals considered only if vacancies are available.
The concept of the university was established after the fourth meeting of the General Convention of Arab Education for the Gulf, in 1979. The university was established by six GCC countries and Iraq in 1980. The current president of the Arabian Gulf University is Khalid A. N. AL Ohaly and the current vice-president is Dr. Khaled Tabbara.
The first batch of students were received when 37 students was admitted to the Pre-Medical Programme of the College in October 1982. The first class graduated during the academic year of 1989/90. The university admits up to 150 students annually from across the GCC. In 2009, there were approximately 797 students studying at the university. Since 1982, female students outnumbered male students with the ratio currently being 41:12. The French Arabian Business School (FABS) was established in 2007 as a result of an agreement between the Arabian Gulf University and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Editors, Contributors and Speakers 
The following is the list of scholars from Arabian Gulf University who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences