Develop your Arabic language skills and understanding of the Gulf region’s role in the Arab World and the global economy, in Sharjah.
In addition to intensive language study and courses in Middle Eastern and Gulf studies, study abroad in the UAE offers you innovative activities and excursions that allow you to immerse yourself in local culture and witness the daily intersection of traditional values and modern realities.
Study abroad in Sharjah and you will:
- Study alongside students from 80 nations at a cutting-edge university that combines traditional Gulf culture with a U.S. style education
- Improve your Arabic language skills while exploring UAE’s role as a global hub for trade, business, and cultural exchange
- Take innovative courses in social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, business, engineering, architecture, and Middle Eastern studies
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- Tuition and housing
- Pre-departure advising and optional on-site airport meet and greet
- Full-time program leadership and support
- Field trips and cultural activities
- CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits
CIEE also offers a wide variety of scholarships for participants; see website for details.