Why Study Abroad in Dubai?
Highest density of five-star hotels in the world
Fantastic internship opportunities in the hospitality industry
Interact with students from more than 60 different nationalities
Full academic credit transfers to your home university
Start in either January, April or September
A period spent abroad within a hospitality degree programme through study and/or an internship in a five star hotel, is a great way of developing and broadening students’ horizons in the hotel and hospitality industry. The Study Abroad programme offered at The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, a leading hotel school, offers you a fabulous opportunity to experience another culture and study at a prestigious hospitality management university in the Middle East.
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management in Dubai, is a specialized hotel school that offers business management degrees with a hotel and hospitality focus, the very first hotel school in the Middle East to offer internationally recognized degree-level courses. The Academy is a diverse hotel school which currently has 300 hospitality management students from 60 different nationalities. With a highly qualified, multi-national faculty with hospitality experience, modern facilities and strong partnerships with the hotel and hospitality industry both in the Middle East and the rest of the world, The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management has fast become one of the world’s leading hotel schools.
Students interested in the Study Abroad programme offered at our hotel school in the Middle East, may study at The Academy for up to one academic year. Students will also have the option of participating in our Internship Programme at any of our five-star hotel partners for a minimum of 10 weeks. This allows students to gain a first-hand experience of the expanding hotel and hospitality industry in the Middle East.
Courses Available - Postgraduate
Courses Available - Undergraduate
Our Study Abroad Partners...
Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, Switzerland
Cornell University, USA
Hong Kong Polytechnic University (SPEED), China
Arizona State University, USA
Guelph University, Canada
Haaga Helia University of Applied Sciences, Finland
Fachhochschule Worms University of Applied Sciences, Germany
International School of Management, Germany
International University of Applied Sciences Bad Honnef, Germany
Heilbronn University, Germany
Rahn Dittrich Group, Germany
Lillehammer University College, Norway
University of Stavanger, Norway
BI Norwegian School of Management, Norway
Breda University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
Beijing Hospitality Institute, China
Universidad de Monterey, Mexico
CESSA Universidad, Mexico
Kyonggi University, South Korea
De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde, Philippines
Dusit Thani College, Thailand
Danish Academy of Business and Technology, Denmark
University of Agder, Norway
How to Apply
We understand that preparing an application for further studies can seem complex at times. However, here at The Academy, we are committed to making the process as easy as possible and we will do everything we can to assist you.
You may begin your studies in January, April or September and Applications are accepted either Online or via Email. Please also visit our download centre for the Brochures, Application form, Fee structure and other related documents.
Closing dates for applications are as follows:
| January intake:
|By November 30th
| April intake:
|By February 28th
| September intake:
|By August 30th
To apply, follow these 4 easy steps:
STEP 1: Filling in the Forms
The Application form has to be fully completed together with payment of the application fee of USD 500. Please click HERE for payment methods. Receipt of the payment made must be included with your application.
Evaluation / Reference form
One Evaluation / Reference form must be completed by either your teacher, employer or someone that knows you professionally.
Medical information form
Your Medical information form must be submitted together with your application. Disclosing a medical condition will not affect your admission to The Academy as we recognise and support students with particular learning requirements such as dyslexia, numeracy issues etc.
STEP 2: Submitting Your Documents
We need copies of your current transcripts. Please note that you will need to get your transcripts officially translated to English if it is in a foreign language.
Scanned Coloured Copy of Your Passport & 1 JPEG Passport Photo
Please submit a scanned coloured copy of your passport and 1 JPEG passport photo.
Personal Statement of Motivation
This personal essay is an important part of your application. Allow us to get to know you better and understand the reasons why you are interested in pursuing a career in the hospitality industry. This statement should be between 300 - 500 words and typewritten.
Indication of preferred hotel and job scope (if going on an internship) and any other additional documents which you would like to include such as academic awards, employment certificates, achievements etc.
STEP 3: English Proficiency
The optional internship component of the Study Abroad programme can be completed before or after the study courses. Being an integral part of Jumeirah, the luxury hotel group behind world renowned properties such as the Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah and many other properties around the world, certainly offers you an unrivalled opportunity for your internship. In addition, The Academy’s strong connections with the hospitality industry also opens up further opportunities within other reputable five-star hotel chains in Dubai.
The minimum period for the internship is 10 weeks and The Academy will facilitate this on your behalf. Although you may indicate a hotel preference, placement is not guaranteed as it depends on the individual hotels.
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