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  • Locations: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: Iowa State applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 10/15/2017 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2018-2019 03/15/2018 03/16/2018 TBA TBA
Fall 2018 03/15/2018 03/16/2018 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students 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:
Study Abroad Adviser: Ernberger, Monica
Program Director:
Ernberger, Monica
Housing Options: Dormitory Cumulative GPA: 2.75
Language of Instruction: Arabic, English
Sponsor:
CIEE
ISU Course:
INTED
Program Description:

Sharjah
CIEE Business, Engineering, Arts and Sciences Program in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
What’s it like to visit the tallest man-made structure on the planet? You’ll find out with CIEE in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Home to incredible engineering feats like the Burj Khalifa and Palm Jumeirah (a man-made, palm tree-shaped archipelago), the UAE is the perfect place to learn about engineering, the Arab world, and the global economy. Plus, you’ll hone your Arabic language skills, and witness the daily intersection of traditional values and modern realities.

Study abroad  in Sharjah and you will:
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  • 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
  • Explore the UAE through CIEE excursions to Dubai, Al-Ain, and Abu Dhabi and participate in various student clubs and organizations at the University
Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.