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While Arabic is the official language of the United Arab Emirates, the language of instruction at AUS is English. All administrative functions are also conducted in English. AUS is an extremely diverse community of faculty, staff and students, 80% of over 6,500students come from outside the UAE, from around 92 countries throughout the Arabic/Islamic region and beyond. Studying abroad at AUS allows you to pursue your educational program at a top quality, ABET-accredited institution, while exposing you to a truly internationalized community in a rapidly growing part of the world. The campus offers the full range of amenities, including a post-office, bank, convenience stores, cafes, a travel office, health clinic, pharmacy, hair dresser, bowling alley, bookstore etc. One of UT Austin Global Hubs, this exchange is open to chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering majors. Other majors may also apply.


Area(s) of Study

  • Architectural Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical & Computer Engr

Sponsored by Cockrell School of Engineering

Academic Information

All courses are in English.


Students enroll for a total of 12 credits to be taken at the partner university with partner university students plus a required 1 hour online course offered to engineering exchange students, ES 177, Cultural Analysis for Global Professionals. ES 177 carries the Global Cultures Flag.

Language(s) of Instruction



Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No


University dormitories

Open To

Cockrell School of Engineering

Program Cost

Application fee of $75 and $500 exchange fee. UT students pay UT tuition and fees plus additional health insurance ($20 per week approximately). Dormitory costs, meals, and roundtrip ticket are payable to providers. Financial aid and UT scholarships apply.


- Spring
  • Program: January 20, 2020 to May 19, 2020
  • Final Deadline: October 1, 2019

Application Code


Program Coordinator

Helena Wilkins-Versalovic

Additional Resources

Program Website
Exchange Partner Information
Frequently Asked Questions
Peer Evaluations
Information Session

Next Step

Contact International Engineering Education at with your name, UTEID, and the semester during which you would like to study abroad to be authorized to apply online.

Program information above is subject to change