Besides having one of the richest economies in the world, “City of Gold” Dubai, is also a globally-renowned education hub – providing top-notch facilities in terms of education to local and international students. The government of Dubai reported an annual enrolment growth of 4.5%, with more than 35,500 students currently studying in a university in Dubai. International students planning on studying in Dubai are required to apply for a Dubai Study Visa.
The eligibility depends on the type of Dubai Study Visa you apply for. Generally, in order to qualify to study in Dubai, you would be mandated to meet the following eligibility criteria:
Yes. Full-time international students are allowed by the UAE government to be the sponsor for their family members in Dubai on a Study Visa.
International students are allowed to work on a Study Visa for a duration of up to four consecutive hours – provided that they also obtain a Dubai Work Permit.
International students applying for a Dubai Study Visa are required to obtain an IELTS score of at least 6.5.
A Dubai Study Visa is currently valid for a duration of only 1 year. It is however extendable.
IT-related education, networking, information security, and information systems are certain courses that are currently in the highest demand.