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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 Engineering

Sponsored by Cockrell School of Engineering

Academic Information

All courses are in English.


UT Engineering Prof.Thomas Connolly teaches a required online course for engineering exchange students: ES 177, Cultural Analysis for Global Professionals. It carries the Global Cultures Flag. Prior to his academic career, he worked with NASA and the B2 Stealth Bomber. He loves teaching this course. He also teaches Dynamics abroad.

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). Dormitorycosts, meals, and roundtrip ticket are payable to providers. Financial aid and UT scholarships apply.

Program Dates:

- Spring
  • January 21, 2019 to May 16, 2019
  • Final Deadline: October 1, 2018

Application Code


Additional Resources

Program Website
Exchange Partner Information

Next Step

Contact Engineering Study Abroad at EER 2.608 or email with your name, UTEID and the semester authorized to apply on line. Attend information session with Centrale faculty/staff on Friday, April 20, 4:00PM at EER 2.608.

Program information above is subject to change