This program gives the student the opportunity to study in the Middle East for one semester and receive a dual certificate in Middle East Studies from Florida International University and American University in Dubai (AUD).
Students will take courses at AUD, a private, non-sectarian institution of higher learning founded in 1995. It serves UAE nationals and international students who seek world-class career-oriented education.
Dubai is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. It is popular with tourists and business people alike. As a thriving business hub, the government has set up industry-specific free zones that continue to attract business people from all over the world.
Dubai is also one of the world's most vibrant tourist destinations. Attracted to its year round sunshine and luxurious lifestyle, the number of tourists visiting Dubai is expected to reach 15 million by the year 2010. With its lavish reputation, Dubai continues to impress with world-class events such as the annual Dubai Shopping Festival, Dubai International Film Festival, Dubai World Cup, and Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament.
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