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Mar 23, 2021

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Dubai, one of the largest cities in United Arab Emirates, is not only a Global Business Hub with state-of-the-art infrastructure and technology but is also an International Education Hub. Nearly 27,500 international students are enrolled in the international universities and higher education institutions of Dubai owing to the study abroad options available there. 

Universities & Colleges in Dubai 

Dubai has numerous international universities, branch campuses, private and government-owned colleges as well. A glance at the numbers: 

  • 5 Public Universities and 65 Universities and Colleges 
  • 3 Federal Universities and 27 International Branch Campuses 
  • 20 other Universities Offering Internationally Accredited Degree Programs and Diplomas 

So as specified there is a long list of universities in Dubai for International Students. All the universities have well established education system and state of the art infrastructure.

Varied Program Options and Globally Recognised Degrees 

Dubai offers a diverse selection of undergraduate and post graduate programs for international students. 

Many campuses in Dubai provide courses like Engineering and Technology, Computers and IT, Science, Natural Sciences Architecture, Aviation, Management, Business, Economics, Media and Mass, Law, and many other courses of their choice. Many new projects are going to be launched in the fields of fashion designing also in the near future. Apart from this there is huge scope in building construction and interior designing as well.

By the end of the program students get a recognized degree by the Ministry of Higher Education in UAE and the degrees are globally accepted. 

Affordable Tuition Fee and Living Cost 

The Tuition fee and living cost is obviously much less as compared to the United Kingdom, the United States, or the European Countries so Dubai would prove to be a pocket friendly study destination. The study expenses for an undergraduate program would range from 37500 AED to 70000 AED and for a Master’s program from 55000 to 75000 AED. The cost of living varies depending upon your lifestyle as well as the location and generally ranges from 3000 to 4000 AED per month. 


International students can study in Dubai on fully or partially funded scholarships which may be offered by the Dubai Government or the Universities in Dubai. The main criterion for getting a scholarship is exemplary academic performance. 

Work While Study Options 

Students can work on campus for 15 hours per week or 60 hours per month during sessions and 40 hours per week or 160 hours per month during summer breaks. Those who want to work part-time require permission from the University or College. 

Umpteen Career Options for Talented Graduates 

As Dubai is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, numerous multinational organisations such as Microsoft, Google, IBM, and HSBC have chosen to have a substantial presence here. 

Dubai Internet City (DIC), one of the technological hubs of this thriving city, which is at the forefront of tech innovation and advancement is home to over 1,600 businesses of all sizes, including Fortune 500 companies, Small & Medium Enterprises, start-ups, and entrepreneurs. Tech incubators in DIC are looking for different ideas to shape the global future of cyber, digital media, mobility, the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities. 

So, in short, Dubai provides many career options for talented graduates. 

Keeping all the above-mentioned points in view you must be surely excited to know more about study in Dubai, to check which colleges that fit into your consideration and to know where you fit as per the eligibility criteria. To check all these aspects, connect to KC’s Dubai Admission Experts and be rest assured as you will be connecting to the Best Overseas Education Consultants in India and South Asia. 

You can connect to our admission experts in-person or online by booking a free counselling session on our website. So, go ahead and book the session right away. 

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