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RIT Global

Dubai is a premier destination for tourists, business people and celebrities from around the world. Attracted to its year-round sunshine and luxurious life style, the number of tourists visiting Dubai each year is expected to top 15 million. Dubai is a modern, cosmopolitan city with a diverse population that spans nearly every culture, ethnicity and religion. Your educational experience in Dubai is enhanced by the diversity of cultures, engineering feats and once-in-a-lifetime activities which surround you on a daily basis. Ride the elevator to the top of the world's tallest building, the Burj Kalifa, or experience the elegance of the world's most luxurious hotel, the Burj Al Arab. Travel to the man-made palm islands, shop in the world's largest mall, ski indoors year round or travel through the desert in a 4-wheel drive vehicle. There truly is nowhere like Dubai!

The RIT Dubai campus is strategically located in the heart of Dubai Silicon Oasis, one of the world’s leading centers of advanced electronic innovation and design. Students will be invigorated by the vibrant synergy of academic and corporate research and development.

Detailed information about studying abroad at RIT Dubai including dates, deadlines, housing, excursions and dining can be found here.

Students typically take a minimum of 12 credits (4 courses) during their academic term abroad. Your department advisor can review and pre-approve the RIT courses offered at RIT Dubai to ensure that you stay on track with your individual degree program. The academic calendar aligns closely with the RIT calendar and consists of two semesters, each 16 weeks long.

Undergraduate courses are available in:
- Renewable Energy Systems
- Mathematics for Engineers
- Random Signals and Noise
- Advanced Computational Techniques
- Fuel Cell Technology
- Islamic Culture
- Emerging Network Technology
- Corporate Finance
- Principles of Marketing
- Project Management
-  Macroeconomics
- Math, Science, Liberal Arts electives

Program Cost: Student budget worksheet for the 2021-22 academic year. Take a copy of this worksheet to financial aid prior to the application deadline to determine how your aid may apply towards the program cost.

Application deadlines:
Fall semester - deadline April 1
Spring semester - deadline October 15 

To Apply

1) Make an appointment to meet with a study abroad advisor for this program - choose date and time
3) Start an application in the Compass.


Academic Year
12 to 15
Language of Instruction: 
Course Discipline: 
Business, Computing, Engineering, Finance, Management, Marketing
Open To: 

RIT Students
Outside Students