Study Abroad in Sharjah - Semester Programs with API
Program Details

Highlights

  • Courses in English and Arabic
  • Courses with Emirati and international students
  • International excursion
  • Transcript from U.S. accredited institution (American University of Sharjah)
  • U.S. accreditations (AACSB, ABET, NAAB, Middle States)
  • Visa cost included

Requirements

  • Minimum 2.75 G.P.A.
  • Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors
  • Completed API application
  • University contact information form
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Official transcript
  • Students planning to take courses in architecture or studio art may have to submit portfolio materials for consideration, and are encouraged to apply early.
  • Entry requirements: valid passport and visa (supplementary visa and application materials provided post-acceptance)

Dates & Fees

FALL SEMESTER 2018
Mid-Aug, 2018 - Late Dec, 2018
$19,400
FALL SEMESTER 2017-2018
Aug 17, 2017 - Dec 21, 2017
$19,400
ACADEMIC YEAR 2018
Mid-Aug, 2018 - Mid-May, 2019
$37,800
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2018
Aug 17, 2017 - May 16, 2018
$37,800
SPRING SEMESTER 2018
Jan 11, 2018 - May 16, 2018
$19,400

Deadlines

FALL SEMESTER 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Priority: Mar 5, 2018; Final: Apr 5, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2018
FALL SEMESTER 2017-2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Priority: Mar 5, 2017; Final: Apr 5, 2017
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2017
ACADEMIC YEAR 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Priority: Mar 5, 2018; Standard: Apr 5, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2018
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Priority: Mar 5, 2017; Standard: Apr 5, 2017
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2017
SPRING SEMESTER 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Sep 15, 2017
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Oct 15, 2017

Academic Program

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS SEMESTER

12-15 Semester Credits

Students who elect to study abroad with API at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) choose from a range of undergraduate classes open to Emirati and international students.

CREDIT INFORMATION

AUS awards credit in similar fashion to most U.S. universities. Students generally take 4-5 classes in order to receive 12-15 credit hours per semester.Additional courses may be taken for an additional fee. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that they are enrolled in the required amount of semester credits to meet requirements of the home university. In all departments, entrance to specific courses is subject to the approval of AUS and the completion of certain prerequisites.

TRANSCRIPTS

API students receive a transcript from the American University of Sharjah upon completion of their program.

 

 

What’s Included

PRE-DEPARTURE SERVICES
  • Advising
  • @api Online System
  • Orientation Materials and Resources
  • Access to International Phone Plans
  • API Alumni Network
  • Social Networking
  • Scholarships
ON-SITE SERVICES
  • Airport Reception
  • Resident Director
  • On-Site Orientation
  • UAE Visa, I.D. Card, Medical Tests
  • Housing
  • Tuition (including Arabic lab fees)
  • Medical & Life Insurance
  • Excursions (overnight, day, international)
  • Social & Cultural Activities
  • Welcome and Farewell Group Meals
  • Volunteer Opportunities
RE-ENTRY SERVICES
  • Re-Entry Materials & Support
  • Post-Program Evaluation
  • Transcript
  • Alumni Network & Global Leadership Academy

Program Manager

Juliana Lindsey is the Sharjah Program Manager and will work with you through your departure to the UAE.

 

Resident Director

Hong Ho is the Sharjah Resident Director, and will work with you during your stay in the UAE.

Hong Ho - API Sharjah RD