External Transfer

 

External transfer students may apply for admission to UAEU within the framework of the

general admission policies of the university

Students from the Higher Colleges of Technology and Zayed University

Students from the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) and Zayed University (ZU) who have met the requirements for enrollment in a degree program in those institutions may apply for transfer, contingent upon the following:
  1. The student must be in good academic standing.
  2. The student must satisfy the minimum level of English proficiency, as demonstrated by IELTS Academic Module overall 5.0 or equivalent.
  3. There is sufficient instructional capacity in the relevant college/program.

Students from other institutions of higher education 

Credits accepted for transfer to the university will be determined by the colleges, according to recognized professional standards and approved articulation agreements, and subject to the following conditions:
  1. The student must be in good academic standing.
  2. The students must have completed at least 12 credit hours or have completed successfully at least two regular academic semesters.
  3. The student must satisfy the minimum level of English proficiency, as demonstrated by IELTS Academic Module overall 5.0 or equivalent.
  4. There is sufficient instructional capacity in the relevant college/program.

Credits by colleges

Credits accepted for transfer to the university will be determined by the colleges, according to recognized professional standards and approved articulation agreements, and subject to the following conditions:
  1. Only those courses taken at another institution in which the final grade is C- or
  2. higher will be considered for UAEU degree credit.
  3. All credits accepted for transfer will be converted to semester credit hours.
  4. Credit hours transferred from institutions operating on an academic quarter system will receive two (2) semester hours of credit for each three (3) quarter hours of credit.
  5. Credit hours transferred from institutions operating on other non-semester systems will be converted according to guidelines defined by the UAEU Enrollment Deanship and the dean of the relevant college.
  6. Credits accepted for transfer to UAEU should satisfy specific degree program requirements and are not to exceed 25% of the total credit hours of the degree program.
  7. The receiving academic college will determine the degree applicability of external transfer credit.
  8. Grades of the transferred credits will not be calculated or included in the GPA.

Required Documents

  1. Official transcripts with course description.
  2. Copy of a valid passport.
  3. Copy of a valid visa (for non-locals).
  4. Copy of nationality ID (Kholasat AL Qaid) for local students only.
  5. Copy of  UAE identity card.
  6. Copy of birth certificate.
  7. Four recent passport size photographs.
  8. Original high school certificate and a true copy of grade (12) certificate.
  9. An equivalent certificate is required for private schools that do not follow the UAE government curriculum.
  10. Health insurance card for Abu Dhabi or proof of registration until the card is available.
  11. Copy of mother’s valid passport, mother’s nationality ID or mother’s identity card (for children of national mothers).

 

To apply: please fill in the attached form and submit it with the required documents to the UAEU Admissions Department. 

May 8, 2017