Study Abroad

Study Abroad

RIT Dubai students have the opportunity to study abroad in our main campus in Rochester, NY, USA or any of RIT’s Global Campuses. Studying abroad gives you the opportunity to learn beyond the classroom and develop skills to be successful both personally and professionally in a rapidly changing global society. Go Global!

Global Scholars Program

(previously “Study Abroad in New York”)

RIT Dubai students may apply to the Global Scholars Program to study for 1 or 2 terms at our main campus in Rochester, NY.  Students will live in RIT housing, eat in the dining halls, and take classes alongside the main campus students.  This is a great opportunity for students to experience life on a US university campus, as well as see first-hand the world-class university that we are a part of!

Please note:

1.    Students may participate in the Global Scholars Program for up to 2 terms.

2.    Undergraduate students must complete at least 2 semesters full-time at RIT; Graduate students must complete at least 1 semester at RIT.

3.    Students must be in Good Standing to apply (Undergrad: 2.0 cum GPA; Grad: 3.0 cum GPA).

4.    BS Mechanical Engineering Students must have a 2.8 cum GPA and have completed MECE 203 Strength of Materials, MECE 305 Materials Science, and MECE 210 Fluid Mechanics to be eligible to apply.

If you are interested in the Global Scholars Program, please attend a Global Scholars Information Session or go through the slides here: Global Scholars Info Session. Then make an appointment to discuss your interest with your Academic Advisor.

Deadline to Apply for Summer 2175 and Fall 2181: March 8th, 2018

Study Abroad in Croatia

RIT Dubai students may also apply to study abroad at RIT Croatia. RIT Croatia has 2 campuses, which offer the programs listed below, however students in other programs may also go to Croatia as courses are offered in various disciplines and special programs are also offered in the summer.

Zagreb campus

Dubrovnik campus

  • BS International Business
  • BS IT/Web and Mobile Computing
  • BS Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • BS IT/Web and Mobile Computing

Summer Programs 2017: Summer Psychology

If you are interested in studying in Croatia for a semester or one of the special summer programs, please attend a Study Abroad in Croatia Information Session or go through the slides here: Study Abroad in Croatia Info Session. Then contact your Academic Advisor to discuss your interest, course options, and get the application form