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My study abroad was amazing! The staff and students took me in like family. AURAK will always be a second home to me and a school that I would recommend to anyone who is looks to study in the UAE.

Rushod Weathersbee
Lincoln University

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Academics: semester & year

The semester and academic year curriculum offers courses and internships (professional, community service, etc.). Courses are offered at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK). Internships are organized at various companies, NGOs and humanitarian organizations.


Download the Course Offerings PDF file to view courses and schedules for Fall and Spring semesters. Click on the academic concentrations below to view all courses. Click on a course title to download the syllabus. KEI is in the process of collecting and uploading syllabi. If you do not see a syllabus for your courses, contact a KEI Program Manager and we will email the syllabi to you.

Arabic Language & Middle Eastern Studies
Arts: Architecture & Design
Business & Economics
Communications: Journalism & PR
Computer Science & Information Systems
Engineering & Applied Science
Life Science & Biotechnology
Physical Science & Mathematics
General Education

Internships & community service

Internships (for-credit) and community service (not-for-credit) allow students to learn from practical experience not attainable in a classroom setting. Internships require a commitment of 120 hours (3 credits). Service does not have a minimum requirement. Placement is based on professional interests and availability. Positions are available in the following professional fields:

  • Business
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Communications
  • Commerce
  • Computer Science
  • Public Relations
  • Teaching English
  • Community Engagement
  • Engineering
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Credit & transcripts
  • Credit and transcripts for courses and internships is issued by the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (accredited in UAE) and Lincoln University (accredited in USA).

University American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is a public institution accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. AURAK utilizes an American model of liberal arts education. AURAK is a coeducational university. Female and male students are in classes together.