Program Administrator: 
API
Location: 

Adjacent to Dubai, Sharjah is the third largest of the seven Emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Formed in 1971, the federation comprises the Emirates of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, Ajman and Umm Al Quwain. The UAE is located on the eastern side of the Arabian Peninsula, bordered to the south and west by Saudi Arabia and to the east by the Sultanate of Oman. Like its neighbor Qatar, the UAE has one of the strongest economies in the region and the world. The Emirates of the UAE have made great strides in reinvesting their wealth with an eye toward economic and environmental sustainability. Sharjah is known as the “Cultural Capital of the UAE,” and has quite a lively history itself. Uniquely located on world trade routes and the only Emirate with direct access to both the Arabian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, Sharjah has developed from a small trading town, relying on fishing and pearl diving, to one of the most modern, dynamic commercial and trade centers in the region.

Duration: 
Winter/Spring Semester
Academic year
Fall/Winter Semester
Summer
Language: 
Arabic
English
Class Format: 
Classes with Host-Country and International Students
Housing: 
Residence Hall
Requirement: 

*Sophomore standing & above*2.75 minimum GPA

Application Deadlines: 
Mandatory Application Checklist: 
Program Details: 

Visit the API UAE program page for more details.

Program Costs: 

Visit the API UAE program page for more details.IDEA fees

Academic Emphasis: 
Accountancy
Applied Visual Arts
Arabic
Biology
Business Admin.
Business Info. Sys.
Chemical Eng.
Chemistry
Civil Eng.
Computer Sci.
Economics
English
Finance
Interior Design
Management
Mathematics
Mechanical Eng.
New Media Comm.
Speech Comm.
Country: 
United Arab Emirates (UAE)