KEI Abroad in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

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Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) was once the historical capital of the region. Translated literally from Arabic to English, 'Ras Al Khaimah' means 'Head of the Tent'. The beauty of RAK is reflected in its traditions, historic sites and diverse landscapes. Lo... read more

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Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) was once the historical capital of the region. Translated literally from Arabic to English, 'Ras Al Khaimah' means 'Head of the Tent'. The beauty of RAK is reflected in its traditions, historic sites and diverse landscapes. Located at the mouth of the Gulf, only an hour drive from Dubai, RAK is an ideal location for students who want be immersed in Arabic culture yet have easy access to Dubai, white sandy beaches, majestic Hajjar Mountains, expansive desert and sands dunes. 


  • Study at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK)

  • Wide selection of courses in various academic disciplines

  • Maximum of 18 credits (5 courses) per semester

  • Transcripts issued by AURAK and/or Lincoln University (accredited in the USA)

  • Cultural field trips in RAk, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Oman coast.

  • Affordable comprehensive program fee

  • Predeparture advising and planning

  • KEI Onsite Director and 24/7 emergency support


Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Internship
Intensive Language
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • Arabic
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Near Eastern Studies, Middle Eastern Studies
  • Middle/Near Eastern Languages, Literature
  • Arabic Language and Literature
Minimum GPA:
2.5
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KEI Abroad Scholarships

Students that attend a KEI Affiliated School receive an automatic $1,000 KEI Affiliate Grant towards any semester, trimester, quarter or academic year program.

$1,000

Deadlines:
All students are considered for a KEI Affiliate Grant when they submit their program application.

Guidelines/Requirements:
Students must attend an eligible KEI Affiliated School and participate on any semester, trimester, quarter or academic year program. Summer programs are not eligible.

KEI Travel Grants provide students awards of $500 to $1,000, and are based on a combination of academic merit and financial need.

$500 to $1,000

Deadlines:
Students must apply by their program's application deadline.

Guidelines/Requirements:
Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and demonstrate financial need, leadership potential and involvement in extracurricular activities. Preference will be given to those who apply early and those applying to study abroad for two or more semesters. To apply for a KEI Travel Grant, students must submit the following: 1.) copy of their school's financial aid award letter; 2.) a 500-word essay outlining how the KEI Travel Grant will make a decisive difference in their ability to study abroad. The essay should also include a description of your academic and extracurricular achievements, and rationale for financial assistance. 3.) If awarded a grant, students must then participate in a mini-internship with KEI and successfully complete the requirements toward the grant.

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