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Open Day to Welcome Prospective Scientists, Innovators and Future Leaders

January 24, 2019

Visiting Students and Families to Gain Insights into University’s Comprehensive Academic, Research and Scholarship Offerings

Khalifa University will welcome aspiring scientists, innovators and future leaders to enroll at the university during an ‘Open Day’ that will be organized on 26 January when it will showcase its comprehensive academic, research and scholarship offerings.

The event at the Khalifa University Main Campus will feature highlights of the programs and facilities, including the dedicated laboratories, research centers, student life facilities, and student projects.

The internationally top-ranked Khalifa University offers a wide range of research-focused, laboratory-oriented Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD programs. At present, the university offers 12 Bachelor’s, 16 Master’s and two PhD programs with 12 concentrations, providing abundant options for students to make their academic selection. The University’s current faculty body of over 300 represent 40 countries, while 55 countries are represented in student body of more than 3,300.

Already a favorite institution for UAE national and expatriate students, Khalifa University has steadily increased its profile and ranking among the regional and international universities. In the most recent Times Higher Education (THE) rankings Khalifa University was top-ranked in ‘Industry Income’ while remaining among the top 200 for Engineering & Technology subjects. Overall the University is placed in the 301-350 berth by the THE rankings, while the 2019 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings placed the university 315th overall globally, among the top 31% of the 1,011 global institutions assessed.

Dr. Arif Sultan Al Hammadi, Executive Vice President at Khalifa University said: “Global rankings, faculty expertise, ample research opportunities in the UAE’s strategic areas, as well as our comprehensive academic offerings make Khalifa University one of the most preferred among the universities in the entire region. Driven by the commitment to contribute to the UAE’s human and intellectual capital development, Khalifa University continues to maintain its lead position with a large portfolio of research innovations and patents. For young students interested in exploring science, technology, engineering, healthcare and related areas, Khalifa University offers the perfect environment to study and build skills required for the future.”

Prospective students will also have the advantage of working with continually evolving interdisciplinary, collaborative research centers in the UAE’s priority science and technology domains. The research centers cover nuclear engineering, robotics, aerospace, biomedical engineering, artificial intelligence, data science and information security, water and environmental engineering, space systems, smart technologies, advanced materials, hydrocarbon exploration and production, as well as renewable energy, and energy storage.

Moreover, students are offered comprehensive scholarships covering educational expenses, as well as an opportunity to earn a monthly stipend. They include Buhooth Scholarships, Graduate Research / Teaching Assistant (GRTA) Scholarships, Waived-Fees Scholarships and Research Center Sponsorships.

A team of staff, faculty and students will provide information on the admission formalities, the criteria and advice on the possible choices available for potential students depending on their academic background.

All students have access to world-class research facilities, a comprehensive academic library, and other facilities, including various clubs, as well as sports and health centers.

For more information about the Open Day, please contact 800 33 22 11 or visit

Clarence Michael
News Writer
22 January 2019