Applications for Khalifa University of Science and Technology graduate programs are accepted online, via the University’s Graduate Admission Portal.

  • View the application guidelines, please visit: KU Admissions Page.
  • The required documents must be scanned and uploaded to the online application in the specified format (i.e. max 4MB PDF for documents, max. 2MB JPEG for photograph). Hard copies submitted in person or by post, or soft copies sent by email, will not be accepted.
  • Each applicant must provide the contact e-mail address of at least two referees, who will be invited to complete an online reference form once the completed application has been submitted.

Deferred Admissions

Admission is only valid for the academic semester specified in the offer letter. If an applicant is granted admission and intends to join the University in the following semester, he/she must complete the Admission Deferment Request Form and submit it to the Office of Student Recruitment and Admissions. The request for admission in the following semester will depend on the availability of places and will be decided on a case-by-case basis. It is the applicant’s responsibility to contact the Office of Student Recruitment and Admissions at least two months from the start of the following semester for the re-activation of his/her record.