About Us


Professor Ciarán Ó Catháin

We would like to extend a warm welcome to you on behalf of our deans, directors, management, and staff members to our Bahrain Polytechnic recruitment website.

The Polytechnic offers technical and applied professional education, short courses, and applied research & consultancy services to Bahrain and the wider region. Our curricula is designed to help our graduates meet the needs of the local, regional, and international labor market.

In order to deliver these offerings in a high-quality manner, it requires hiring experienced and skilled academic staff to fulfil the Polytechnic’s mission of producing work-ready graduates. By mixing your vast experience with our problem-based learning approach, we can produce a vibrant and dynamic learning environment for our students and open exciting new opportunities for them.

Please take the time to engage with the Polytechnic through our recruitment portal as an applicant, and to give us feedback that will help us further improve the user experience through our contact us page.

Again, my warmest welcome.


Professor Ciarán Ó Catháin

Chief Executive Officer

Our Story

Established by his majesty

Bahrain Polytechnic was established by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa by Royal Decree No. 65 for the year 2008.

Bahrain Polytechnic is governed by a Board of Trustees by Royal Decree No.23 for the year 2012, that is chaired by H.E. Shaikh Hisham bin Abdulaziz Al Khalifa, and includes renowned industry and community leaders.

The Royal Decree establishes the Polytechnic as a Governmental Higher Education Institution and gives the Board of Trustees the right to approve and grant certificates and qualifications in the disciplines taught at the Polytechnic, including the first Bahrain Polytechnic Bachelor students who met the graduation requirements in July 2013.

Opening Ceremony

Bahrain Polytechnic was officially inaugurated by H.R.H. Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Chairman of the Economic Development Board (EDB) on 30th November 2008. It was a milestone in testing and demonstrating Marketing and Communications capabilities and achievements.

H.R.H. Prince Salman toured the campus with two members of Bahrain Polytechnic Student Council and also interacted with other students and staff members inside their classrooms.

The high-profile attendees, which included government VIP figures, shed light on the importance of Bahrain Polytechnic and its role in building Bahrain’s next generation of leaders.

The overall feedback was outstanding, as the VIP attendees praised the efforts and detail apparent in planning and organising an event of such magnitude.

About Bahrain Polytechnic


Bahrain Polytechnic has been established by the Bahrain Government to address the need for a skilled Bahraini labour force, with the aim of supporting economic growth and diversification.

Bahrain Polytechnic delivers applied, professional and technical qualifications. Graduates will be work-ready; confident and competent, aware of what is expected of them in the professional world, and able to perform to their full potential.

Programmes, qualifications and courses, and the underlying methodology of how they are delivered are developed in consultation with businesses, industries, professions, international education and training institutions. This strategy, set by the Board of Trustees, will ensure that Bahrain Polytechnic graduates meet the needs of the labour market, thus supplying Bahrain’s economy with a source of highly skilled graduates.