-UAE National Students should apply through the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHSER) website, National Admission Placement Office.
Click here for the admissions requirements for undergraduate studies at Khalifa University
All applicants who meet the minimum requirements must sit for math and physics admission tests. Except for those who are eligible for Exemption from Entry Assessment.
In addition, students who don’t meet the minimum required score in academic IELTS / TOEFL IBT are required to sit for an English language admission test. The purpose of this test is to determine the level of English course in which the student will be placed.
Refer UG Admission Application Procedure for the process.
All applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English, the language of instruction at KU. Most applicants must satisfy this requirement by passing academic IELTS – (International English Language Testing System)or the International TOEFL IBT(Test of English as a Foreign Language).
Test dates vary by location. They are not offered at KU. Please visit the relevant website for information on how to register for the exams:
Admitted students who score below 79 on the TOEFL IBT test or below 6 on the academic IELTS test have the option to enroll in an English Preparatory Program. Some students may have to take English admission test before enrolling in the Preparatory Program.
For Undergraduate program Scores should be submitted to the Admissions Office on the Abu Dhabi campus. Or it can be sent by mail on the following address:
Office of Student Recruitment and Admission
Khalifa University of Science, Technology & Research
P.O Box : 127788, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Our College of Sciences offers the following majors:
All programs offered by Khalifa University have received accreditation by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. Accreditation attests to the overall quality of the individual degree programs.
International students who are admitted to Khalifa University must have their own resident visa.
All students who live more than 100 km from Khalifa University’s Abu Dhabi campus are permitted to stay in student housing. Separate male and female accommodations are provided. Click here for more information on student housing.
All transfer candidates who are interested in applying to Khalifa University should meet the admission requirements. In addition, they should submit an official copy of their transcript(s) along with the other admission documents to be considered upon evaluation of their admission application. No credit hours will be transferred if the candidate was accepted. To apply click here.
All UAE National students accepted in undergraduate programs enjoy a full scholarship to study at Khalifa University. International students must maintain a GPA of 3.00 or higher each semester to keep their full or partial scholarship.
We are not affiliated with any other university. Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research is an independent, non-profit, coeducational institution inaugurated in 2007 as part of an Abu Dhabi Government initiative. It was founded in February 2007 by a decree from UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan to complement Abu Dhabi’s 2030 vision.
KU is licensed and accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the United Arab Emirates.