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United Arab Emirates (Business): SCSU Short Term
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring Break
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Break 2019 12/15/2018 12/22/2018 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty Led Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Minimum Class Eligibility:
Non-SCSU Student: Yes Housing Options: Hotels
Language Courses Offered: No Credit Type: Undergraduate
Program Length: Short-Term Program
Program Description:


United Arab Emirates (UAE) is known for its hospitality, strong sense of tradition, and great sense of humor. The UAE welcomes people from around the world and its residents are happy to share their culture and values. Dubai contains the tallest building in the world as well as other fascinating building developments. Students will be exposed to the business climate of UAE through business presentations, tours of Dubai, and a consulting project. All with the aim of preparing students for a global work environment. Students will also have the opportunity to explore the historic city of Abu Dhabi. They will be encouraged to compare and contrast the city lifestyles of Dubai with the cultural components of Abu Dhabi.

Fast Facts

Academic Calendar:  Spring Break
Credits:  3 credits 
Faculty & Staff:  SCSU Faculty-Led
Mark Schmidt
Whitney Johnson
Housing:  Hotels
Language of instruction:  English


HBS 410/510: the United Arab Emirates Educational Tour


  • Guided tour of Dubai
  • Burj Khalifa (tallest building in the world)
  • Sheikh Zayed Mosque
  • Presidential Palace (from outside)
  • Heritage Village


Hotels and hostels though-out UAE


  • Sophomore status or above
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher 
  • Open to business majors that have completed business core courses
    NOTE: The start and end dates are tentative