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  • Locations: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: GT applicants only
  • Estimated Program Costs: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 09/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Level: Undergraduate Program Type: University Exchange
Credit Hours: 12 Weeks per term: 16
Language of Instruction: Arabic, English Academic Disciplines: Accounting, Applied Language and Intercultural Studies, Arabic, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Economics, Economics and International Affairs, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, History, Technology, and Society, International Affairs, Literature, Media and Communication, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Sociology
Preferred Participating Majors (Exchange Programs): Business Administration, Electrical Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering Housing Type: On-Campus Residence Hall
Advisor: Meg Sonstroem International Service Learning: No
Affiliated with GT Serve-Learn-Sustain: No
Program Description:
 
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Location Information


PROGRAM DATES
Fall semester:  September – December
Spring semester:  January – May
Academic Year:  September – May

LOCATION
This university is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). To learn more about this city and country, please visit:
http://www.state.gov
http://www.lonelyplanet.com

HOST INSTITUTION
The American University in Dubai is a private, non-sectarian institution of higher learning founded in 1995. It serves UAE nationals and international students who seek world-class career-oriented education. The curricula across its degree programs are skill-based and professionally conditioned. To the extent relevant to any given discipline, the University fosters a learning mode which is collaborative, thus enhancing the student's ability to work in teams. AUD's degree programs are supported by appropriate technology and facilities.

HOUSING
  •     on-campus dormitories
Student Residence Halls are located in the northwest corner of the AUD campus and have a capacity to house 536 students. Each residence hall has a laundry room, a study area, a TV lounge, and a fully equipped kitchen and dining room. Campus satellite television service is provided in each lounge. High-speed Internet connections are standard in each room. A separate female gym and male gym are available for use by housing residents. This complete fitness facility is provided free to students living in the residence halls.

MEALS
  • on-campus dining

Eligibility
  • Georgia Tech degree-seeking student
  • Good Academic Standing with a 3.0 (or higher) GPA at time of application
  • Undergraduates must have completed at least two full-time semesters of study at GT
  • At least 18 years of age by the program's departure date
  • Be able to stay at the host university for the duration of their semester, INCLUDING through their exam period
  • Be in Good Standing with the Office of Student Affairs and Housing
  • All Non-U.S. Citizens are welcome to apply to participate in an exchange outside of their home country only. This rule applies to all who do not have a U.S. passport, including U.S. Permanent Residents.
  • All study abroad participants are required to have a passport prior to any visa deadline dates, and any needed visas prior to departure date (Students are responsible for securing all required travel documents per the host country’s regulations prior to departure).

Academic Info
COURSE INFORMATION
For detailed course information: click here

LANGUAGE INFORMATION
All courses are taught in English.

Credit for courses taken as a part of exchange programs is received by transferring the credits back to Georgia Tech. For more information about this, click here. Here you will find the foreign credit approval form, the foreign credit approval form instructions, and a link to the registrar's Equivalency Table.

CREDIT TRANSFER SYSTEM
AUD uses the standard US system:
1 AUD = 1 GT credit

GRADING SYSTEM
AUD Grade = US Grade
A, A- = A
B+, B, B- = B
C+, C, C- = C
D+, D = D
F = F 
  • Complete information about how to apply for or renew a U.S. passport is available here.
  • You must obtain all proper immigration documents, such as an official passport and a visa if required. Students are responsible for securing all required travel documents per the host country’s regulations. For visa information visit the U.S. State Department website here.
Participants must have a valid passport and visa. For United Arab Emirate visa instructions and forms click here?
Essential Functions of Study Abroad


OIE is committed to supporting students with disabilities who plan to embark on an international experience. Along with this one of a kind experience comes with the knowledge that there are different cultural viewpoints and legal standards for disabilities throughout the world. Contact your study abroad advisor for additional details about the essential functions of this particular study abroad program. Notify the Office of International Education and the Office of Disability Services about your accommodation needs as soon as possible, but at a minimum, we suggest at least six months before your expected departure. Please note, that depending on your needs, it may take longer to determine if accommodations are in place for the program that you have chosen.
Experiences of Former Students
Want to hear from former study abroad students about the realities of daily life at the host school? Want to see snapshots from around the world - taken by former study abroad participants? Check out these helpful links: Peer Advisors and Study Abroad Photo Contest.

Can't find a student perspective for your particular program? Contact this program's Exchange Abroad Advisor for a list of recent participants who are eager to tell other GT students about studying abroad.
Advisor Information
 
Meg Sonstroem