English Language Center


At One Of The Top American Universities In Dubai

 Located in Dubai Silicon Oasis, RIT Dubai is a not-for-profit global campus of RIT NY. Benefit from over 180 years of excellence in delivering a high quality American education with a dedicated faculty and individual attention to each student.



The English Language Center (ELC) offers:

  • Full-time English for Academic Purposes: preparing students for university study
  • Native English instructors & small classes (learn American English) 
  • TOEFL & IELTS exam preparation class
  • Evening classes for professionals
  • 4 levels of English instruction

Full-time English for Academic Purposes

We offer comprehensive training programs prior to admission to the university. The UAE Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs (MOE-HEA) and RIT Dubai require all students to meet minimum levels of English proficiency. It is the role of the ELC to help students achieve the skills and confidence necessary to succeed in their study of English.

Evening Programs for Professionals

The ELC also has evening classes available for those who work full time during the day and wish to improve their English. Classes begin at 18:00 and transport is available from selected areas. 



RIT Dubai is now an official IELTS registration and testing center. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) assesses the English language proficiency of people who want to study or work where English is used as the language of communication. For more information, or to register for an exam, please contact Mr. Michael Palagonia, director of the English Language Center. You can register by e-mailing:  mdpcad@rit.edu or calling: +971 4 371 2027. Please visit: http://ieltsme.com/









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 or contact Mr. Michael Palagonia, Director of the ELC, at mdpcad@rit.edu or +971 4 371 2027.



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