Dr. Elrashid Yousif Mohd Abbas
Dr. Elrashid Yousif Mohd Abbas Senior Lecturer

Contact Information
elrashid.abbas@ku.ac.ae +971 2 312 3372


Senior Lecturer, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr. Elrashid Abbas holds a PhD in Education (Curriculum & Methods of Teaching Arabic Language) from Omdurman Islamic University, Sudan. He is a specialist academic of Arabic Language and Culture. Previously, he worked at the Religious Teachers’ University College, Brunei Darussalam for several years.

Dr. Abbas was awarded the Sultan Brunei Medal for Excellence in Service in 2009 in recognition of my service to education. His research focuses on developing modern methods of Arabic teaching and learning for both native and non-native learners. He uses a research-lead innovative teaching and learning methods.

  • PhD in Education, Omdurman Islamic University (Sudan)
  • MA, Khartoum International Institute for Arabic Language (Sudan)
  • BA, Omdurman Islamic University (Sudan)

  • Arabic Language
  • Arabic Literature and Culture
  • Methodology of Teaching Arabic

Research Interests
  • Applied linguistics and design of Arabic Curriculum for non-native speakers
  • Modern methods of teaching and learning
  • Arabic cultural influence on creative writing