US Embassy Abu Dhabi

The EducationUSA Advising Center in the U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi provides guidance to students interested in undergraduate, graduate, or professional studies in the USA. Individual and group sessions are conducted on the college selection and application process, visa applications, and special fields of study. The center conducts outreach activities in the community, especially in remote areas. Pre-departure orientation sessions are scheduled for students receiving scholarships to study in the U.S. and monthly meet ups are scheduled for college counselors. The EducationUSA Center provides services for U.S. college representatives visiting individually or, as part of college fairs.

Services

One-on-One Advising
Audience: International Students
Advising by Appointments
Audience: International Students
Group Presentations/ Sessions
Audience: International Students
Offer Local/ National School Counselor Training
Audience: High School Counsellors
Maintain a College Catalogue Library
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Recommend Visits/ Meetings for U.S. Institutions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist in Contacting Local High School Counselors
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist in Contacting the Country's Ministry of Education
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist U.S. Representatives in Contacting Local Colleges/ Universities
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Participate in College Fairs
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Information on Local Government and Foundation Scholarships
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Connect U.S. institutions with Possible Partner Universities
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals

Events

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October 31, 2018 to November 2, 2018
Location: United Arab Emirates
For: International Students

NAJAH is an essential event for local and international institutions interested in driving their student recruitment activities in the UAE.

US Embassy Abu Dhabi
October 31, 2018 to November 2, 2018
Location: United Arab Emirates
For: U.S. Higher Education Professionals

The U.S. Embassy is excited to be participating in the 12th NAJAH 2018 at the Abu Dhabi convention center. NAJAH is a three-day comprehensive event catered specifically for prospective university students, their parents and teachers. NAJAH hosts representatives from over 150 universities and other higher education institutions from 20 countries across the globe.

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Financial Aid

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Fall: April 1st - June 30th, Spring: August 1st – October 31st
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Every June (Graduate studies)
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Every March

Special Programs

Pre-Departure Orientation
Description: Ninety minutes session covers various topics to help students have a smooth and worry free travel as possible. We will talk about preparing for the departure, walking through port of entry procedures and adjusting to life in the U.S. We will also screen a short film of students already studying there and sharing their expereinces. A Department of Homeland Officer and Consular Officer will be there to answer any question. All Pre- Departure Orientation Sessions will take place at the US Embassy-Abu Dhabi on June 19, 2018 To attend in any of the above dates, please register but emailing the Education Advising Center at educationUSAAD@state.gov Registration closes 2 days prior to each session.
Deadline: June 17, 2018
Eligibility Requirements: Students who are planning to depart to study in the US in Sep 2018.
Pre- Departure Orientation
Description: Ninety minutes session covers various topics to help students have a smooth and worry free travel as possible. We will talk about preparing for the departure, walking through port of entry procedures and adjusting to life in the U.S. We will also screen a short film of students already studying there and sharing their expereinces. A Department of Homeland Officer and Consular Officer will be there to answer any question. All Pre- Departure Orientation Sessions will take place at the US Embassy-Abu Dhabi on July 24, 2018 To attend in any of the above dates, please register but emailing the Education Advising Center at educationUSAAD@state.gov Registration closes 2 days prior to each session.
Deadline: July 22, 2018
Eligibility Requirements: Students who are planning to depart to study in the US in Sep 2018.
Pre- Departure Orientation
Description: Ninety minutes session covers various topics to help students have a smooth and worry free travel as possible. We will talk about preparing for the departure, walking through port of entry procedures and adjusting to life in the U.S. We will also screen a short film of students already studying there and sharing their expereinces. A Department of Homeland Officer and Consular Officer will be there to answer any question. All Pre- Departure Orientation Sessions will take place at the US Embassy-Abu Dhabi on August 15, 2018 To attend in any of the above dates, please register but emailing the Education Advising Center at educationUSAAD@state.gov Registration closes 2 days prior to each session.
Deadline: August 15, 2018
Eligibility Requirements: Students who are planning to depart to study in the US in Sep 2018.

Program Highlights

NAJAH 2018
Description: The U.S. Embassy is excited to be participating in NAJAH 2018, where we will have a stand-alone EducationUSA booth. Informa, the event organizer, will be coordinating U.S. College and university participation at NAJAH 2018, and we encourage all institutions that are interested in exhibiting at NAJAH 2018 to contact them directly. The Informa POC is Mr. Tamer Nahas (+971 50 352 8876; tamer.nahas@informa.com). The U.S Embassy will host a networking luncheon with scholarship representatives and high school counselors in the UAE. If you plan on attending NAJAH 2018, this event is not to be missed.

Walk-in Address

Airport Road at Rabdan
Embassies District 29th Street
000000
United Arab Emirates

Mailing Address

U.S. Embassy
P.O. Box 4009
000000 Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

Center Hours

Sunday: 8:00-16:30
Monday: 8:00-16:30
Tuesday: 8:00-16:30
Wednesday: 8:00-16:30
Thursday: 8:00-16:30
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed

Phone

+971-2-414-2245

Fax

+971-2-414-2603

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