• Sophomore, Junior, Senior
• 2.75 cumulative GPA
• Courses are taught in English, though students are required to take one Arabic language course.
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only. Other students apply directly to CIEE.


Arabic & Middle Eastern studies, Arabic language, biology, business, chemistry, communications, computer science, economics, education, engineering, environmental health and science, history, international studies, mathematics, philosophy, physics, political science, and women's studies

Classroom Language

Arabic, English


Student residence halls

Program Duration

Academic Year: Mid-August to mid-June
Fall: Mid-August to late December
Spring: Early February to mid-June

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Spring 2014-15  10/3/2014
Fall 2015-16  3/6/2015
Year 2015-16  3/6/2015

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United Arab Emirates, Sharjah
CIEE Business, Engineering, Arts & Sciences in Sharjah

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Offered through CIEE the Business, Engineering, Arts & Sciences program is an approved UW affiliate program. On this program, you take Arabic classes alongside a variety of elective course options taught in a U.S.-style educational setting. You will directly enroll in courses at the American University of Sharjah, taking classes with degree-seeking and other international students.

You will be working closely with both IAP and CIEE on this program. You can access the program's main information page through the CIEE website to learn more about the academics, housing, excursions and activities, and location.