Application Procedures, Requirements and Deadlines
Nomination and Application
Incoming students are nominated by their universities to study at UAEU. The list of
nominees is submitted by the partner university to the Student Exchange Unit office.
The application documents are submitted to UAEU through the office in charge of student
exchange at the partner university.
Language proficiency requirements: English language proficiency as demonstrated by
a TOEFL score of 525PBT, 70iBT; or an IELTS score of5.5.
GPA admission requirement: Minimum of 3.0 on a 4-point scale or through approval of
the concerned college at UAEU.
Applications to study at UAEU should be submitted through the appropriate office of
the partner institution. The application must include the following items.
Essay outlining the candidate's interest in studying at UAEU
One copy of the student's official transcript
Proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS,…)
One passport copy (front page with picture and biographical information)
Four passport-size photographs
One copy of the applicant s high school certificate
Curriculum Vitae of the applicant
Introductory statement form from United Arab Emirates University
Fall Semester: March 31
Spring Semester: October 30
Study at UAEU
Incoming exchange students are affiliated to the UAEU college which corresponds to
their degree major specialization. They may enroll in all undergraduate courses offered
in the Fall and Spring Semesters, except those offered by the College of Medicine
and Health Sciences, on condition that they meet the course prerequisites. Student
study loads at UAEU vary from 12 to 18 credit hours. The language of instruction is
English. A limited number of courses are taught in Arabic.