A letter of invitation is optional
Invitation Requirement Additional Information
For names and addresses of institutional representatives, visit institutional websites or contact Mr. Yousef Barhoum, Senior Cultural Affairs Specialist, at BarhoumYI@state.gov or Ms. Jinan Jarrah JarrahJ@state.gov. The United Arab Emirates University has recently established several new research centers that they have indicated would be particularly amenable to hosting researchers, especially scholars, including health sciences, biotechnology, water, and public policy and leadership.
Language Proficiency Requirements
None, English is sufficient
Additional Language Requirement
All teaching for sciences, engineering, medicine, business, and information technology is in English; proficiency in another language is not required. Arabic proficiency is required for teaching in some areas of humanities, education and law. Teaching in English is increasingly common at the undergraduate level and is standard at the graduate level. For research grants, Arabic or other applicable language proficiency sufficient to complete the research project is required; applicants must complete the language proficiency evaluation.