Study Abroad

  • Overview
  • Minimum Requirements
  • Tuition Fees
  • How to Apply
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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 (EAHM), 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.

EAHM in Dubai, is a specialised 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 recognised degree-level courses. EAHM is a diverse hotel school which currently has 300 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, EAHM has become one of the world’s leading hotel schools.

Students interested in the Study Abroad programme offered at our hotel school may study at EAHM for up to one academic year.  

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Minimum Requirements

- Be a current undergraduate or postgraduate student of an accredited University
- Have grades of good standing
- Be fluent in the English language  [TOEFL Destination Code:  7116

Tuition Fees

Tuition Fees & Accommodation 12,500 45,625
VAT 5% for Tuition & Accommodation 625 2281.25
Internship Placement Fee  500 1,825
VAT 5% for Internship 25 91,25
TOTAL 13,650 49,822.5


The first trimester payment includes the academic and the accommodation fees only for one trimester.

The payment of the fees must be made in two payments; an initial payment of USD 525 should be made at the time of application. If you have paid this amount through a bank transfer, please provide us with a copy of the transfer details. The final payment of USD 12,600 must be settled by the date indicated on the invoice issued.

 Once you complete the trimester you have the option to undertake an internship with a premier hospitality brand. The internship placement fees must be paid upon commencement of your internship, and the accommodation will be extra if the student wishes to stay with the Academy during his internship.

For more details visit the Ministry of Finance’s website. 

Accommodation On Campus

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM), a leading hotel school located opposite Burj Al Arab, offers students high quality lodging with one of the greatest views in Dubai. Students now have the opportunity to choose from the best available selection of on-campus accommodation rates. EAHM offers accommodation packages to registered students only. There are various packages that students can choose from to enjoy significant savings and which enables them to stay in their fully equipped studio during the holidays! Once the simple application process has been completed, students can book a studio for a period of up to one Academic Year.

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How to Apply

We understand that preparing an application for further studies can seem complex at times. However, here at EAHM, 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.

Deadlines for applications are as follows:

- January intake:
By November 30th
-April intake:
By February 28th
-September intake:
By July 30th

*Late applications may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

To apply, follow these 3 easy steps:

STEP 1: Filling in the Forms

Application form
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
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 EAHM as we recognise and support students with particular learning requirements such as dyslexia, numeracy issues etc.

STEP 2: Submitting Your Documents

Current Transcripts
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. 

Other Documents
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

All classes at EAHM are conducted in English and hence you are expected to be fluent in the language.  Although not a requirement, you are encouraged to sit for the TOEFL / IELTS / CAE test to ensure that your level of English meets expectations.  

View the minimum required TOEFL / IELTS / CAE test scores for the Undergraduate programme.

View the minimum required TOEFL / IELTS / CAE test scores for the Postgraduate programme.


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Did you know

Dubai has the highest density of 5 star hotels in the world