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Visiting / Study Abroad at AUD

Gaining meaningful learning experience and global competence at AUD’s diverse and globalized campus.

The Visiting Student/Study Abroad program at AUD offers more than just an international experience. It is an immersion in a truly globalized learning environment with rigorous academic standards. Not only you will study among one of the world’s most diverse international student bodies, but also will learn from highly qualified faculty from around the world. Study Abroad at AUD and you will learn above and beyond international experience and build your global competence! Find out more about the Incoming Study Abroad Program at AUD

Visiting Student Applications

Visiting student status allows students who are actively pursuing a degree at another college or university to take courses at The American University in Dubai and transfer credits back to their home institution.

UNDEGRADUATE VISITING STUDENTS
Prospective undergraduate visiting students must meet the following minimum admission requirements:

  • Be in good academic standing. (A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or the equivalent)
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency. *
    TOEFL® iBT 60-78 or above
    IELTS™ 6.0 or above

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
Undergraduate Visiting/Study Abroad students joining AUD with the intention of transferring credits back to their home institution, must submit the following documents to apply.

  1. Submit Visiting Student Application online. (A non-refundable Application Fee of AED420/US$115 payable as part of the online application process).**
  2. Upload your Passport Photocopy with validity page and Proof of English Language Proficiency (if required) when submitting your online application.
  3. Provide Official College Transcript (sealed or sent directly from your institution’s Registrar).
  4. Complete the Visiting Student Course Selection Form.
  5. Complete Health History Form. This form must be signed and stamped by a physician.
  6. A non-refundable Reservation Deposit of AED5,000/US$1,370, which is fully applied toward tuition, is also required upon acceptance for admission.**

* Proof of English proficient is required for students from institutions where the language of instruction is not English. An alternative English certificate may be accepted for some partner institutions.
** Exchange program participants from AUD’s Official partner institutions are exempt from Application Fee and Reservation Deposit.

GRADUATE VISITING STUDENTS
Prospective graduate visiting students must meet the following minimum admission requirements in order to take course(s) in an AUD graduate program:

  • Must have earned the equivalent of a Bachelor’s (undergraduate) degree before starting the application as a Graduate Visiting Student at AUD.
  • Be in good academic standing and actively pursuing a graduate degree at another college or university. (A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or the equivalent).
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency. *
    TOEFL® iBT 60-78 or above
    IELTS™ 6.0 or above
  • Graduate programs may have additional program admission requirements.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
Graduate Visiting/Study Abroad students joining AUD with the intention of transferring credits back to their home institution must submit the following documents to apply.

  1. Submit Visiting Student Application online. (A non-refundable Application Fee of AED420/US$115 payable as part of the online application process.)**
  2. Upload your Passport Photocopy with validity page and Proof of English Language Proficiency (if required) when submitting online application.
  3. Official Transcripts for both Undergraduate and Graduate programs (sealed or sent directly from your institution’s Registrar).
  4. Copy of Undergraduate Diploma.
  5. Complete the Visiting Student Course Selection Form.
  6. Complete Health History Form. This form must be signed and stamped by a physician.
  7. A non-refundable Reservation Deposit of AED 2,000/US$548, which is fully applied toward tuition, is also required upon acceptance for admission.**

* Proof of English proficient is required for students from institutions where the language of instruction is not English. An alternative English certificate may be accepted for some partner institutions.
** Exchange program participants from AUD’s Official partner institutions are exempt from Application Fee and Reservation Deposit.

Please make sure that all the items are included with your application as your admission will be dependent upon the receipt of all necessary documents that are required throughout the review of your application.

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