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United Arab Emirates University

History

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU aspires to become a comprehensive, research-intensive university and currently enrolls approximately 14,000 Emirati and international students.

Education

As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

Research

In its drive to achieve international research stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked among the top research universities in the GCC and the Arab World, and among the top 25% globally.

Career

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

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United Arab Emirates University Scholarships

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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
55000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Francesca Norris Memorial Scholarship
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Type Rating Scholarships
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
International Conference Scholarship
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Financial Scholarships
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Spreadsheet Gladiator Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Coefficient
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
200 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Wiingy Future STEM Leaders Scholarship
Merit-based

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Wiingy
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For a complete overview of scholarships for United Arab Emirates University, visit our scholarship search.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2024
290 6
2023
296 -8
2022
288
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2024
301 -50
2023
251 100
2022
351
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2023
801
2022
-
2021
-
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
-
2023
679 65
2022
744
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student services

The Non-National Students Office (NNSO) offers a wide variety of services and programs to international students at the United Arab Emirates University. The NNSO staff provide information and programs to international students about the campus and community and assists students with all matters relating to visa rules and regulations, financial issues, health insurance and the University’s policies. The NNSO also provides liaisons with governmental agencies and foreign embassies.

Housing services

Living on campus and getting involved in the campus community can be one of the most rewarding experiences of university life. In our well-maintained halls of residence, students can connect with other students, engage in leadership opportunities and campus organizations, and much more.Only graduate students and non-scholarship students are required to pay the housing fees.

Library services

The UAEU Libraries are the gateway to finding a wide-range of resources and services put together to support the learning, teaching and research needs of the University community. They offer fine quality research services and resources, designed to meet the University’s diverse academic programs.Currently, UAEU has two libraries – namely the Main Library and the Medical Library

Medical services

The University is dedicated to providing the highest quality healthcare to all UAEU students. Our team of health professionals are committed to your overall well-being during your stay at UAEU. We strives to provide a comprehensive and valuable primary healthcare service and deliver educational and promotional programs to our students as per best international standards.

Campus life

At UAEU we offer activities that let you pursue your personal interests outside the classroom. Joining a campus club helps you meet other students and gives you opportunities to build your leadership skills, giving you a competitive advantage when applying for jobs. Our multicultural student study body has a wide variety of interests, and the large and growing number of student clubs and organizations reflects this. With financial and promotional backing from the Student Activities Department and Colleges, new clubs can be formed and individual activities are supported and funded.

Sports facilities

  • Fitness Centers
  • Swimming Pools
  • Sports Courts and Multipurpose Halls
  • Exercise Halls

Student clubs

  • Al-Quds Club (Palestinian Club)
  • Tawajud Team (Male Volunteer Club)
  • Innovator’s Imprint Club (Technology & scientific innovations)
  • Zoul Network (Sudanese Club)
  • Housing Student Leaders
  • UAEU Rover Scouts 
  • Al-Nashama (Jordanian Club)
  • Sawtul-Ebda3 Club (Poetry and Anthems)
  • Media Center
  • Egyptian Club
  • Media Club
  • Sakura (Japanese Club)
  • Arirang (Korean Club)
  • Swaaed (Volunteers Club)
  • Basmt Najah (Success Club)
  • Takatof (Volunteer Club)
  • Organizers (Event Mgt. Club)
  • Towards Hope Team
  • Red Crescent
  • Business Leaders
  • Academic Integration Network

UAEU achieved institutional accreditation on 31 March 2014, and this accreditation status extends for 5 years.

Al ‘Ayn, Abu Z, United Arab Emirates

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