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Advisor: Carol Lebold Who Can Apply?: UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Fields of Study: Accounting, Arabic, Architecture, Biology, Chemistry, Communication, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Economics, Environmental Sciences, Finance, History, International Relations, Journalism, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Middle Eastern Studies, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Social Thought and Political Economy, Sociology, Sustainability Studies, Theater Key Word Search: Program Scholarships Available
Host Institution: CIEE Study Center Language(s) of Instruction: Arabic, English
Minimum GPA: 2.75 Program Type: Study Abroad
Minimum Class Standing: 2nd Sem Sophomore
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. 
 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 12/01/2018 ** Varies 01/17/2019 05/05/2019
Fall 2019 05/01/2019 ** Varies TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019-2020 05/01/2019 ** Varies TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admissions.

If you are applying to a partner program, you must check their website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above indicates when your UMass Abroad application materials are due and the program’s deadline may be sooner.