The University of Sharjah has expanded in a relatively short span of time to include 14 colleges offering 86 diverse academic programmes at the diploma, bachelor’s, master’s and PhD levels. There are currently about 11,000 students enrolled at the university with academic instructions delivered by 550 faculty members who have diverse international experience. The university has long-term cooperation agreements and strategic alliances with 31 leading academic institutions around the globe. The university's architecture lends full expression to its Islamic and Arabic heritage with splendid buildings and captivating landscapes. The campus provides facilities that include multimedia study halls, advanced scientific and research laboratories, dedicated libraries rich with information resources, state-of-the-art IT infrastructure and computing labs, theatres, clubs, two major sports complexes, student centres with access to restaurants and variety of shops, and many other facilities. There are also separate residential areas for male and female students and the faculty. The university’s main campus is located in the city of Sharjah. There are two other campuses in Khorfakkan and Kalba, in addition to two satellite location for the Community College in Meleiha and Dibba. The university campus in Sharjah has the main campus, the Medical and Health sciences campus, the Fine Arts and Design campus and the Community College. The university’s medical complex includes the Colleges of Medicine, Dental Medicine, Pharmacy, Health Sciences, medical research laboratories, university general hospital, and a dental hospital.