Skip to content

Programs : Brochure

This page is the brochure for your selected program. You can view the provided information for this program on this page and click on the available buttons for additional options.
Fact Sheet:
Advisor:
Carol Lebold
Who Can Apply?:
UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Fields of Study:
Arabic, Architecture and Design, Biology, Chemistry, Communication, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Environmental Sciences, History, International Relations, Management, Mathematics, Middle Eastern Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Studio Art, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Host Institution:
CIEE Study Center
Language(s) of Instruction:
Arabic, English
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Housing:
Residence Hall
Minimum Class Standing:
2nd Sem Sophomore
Minimum GPA:
2.75
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:
logo

  • 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. 
 


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 05/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.
Fall 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies 08/16/2018 12/20/2018
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 10/01/2018 01/17/2019 05/05/2019

** 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.