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Sorbonne University grants scholarships to students


"Education is a significant asset for every member of the society," states Silvia Serrano

In line with its philosophy of providing world-class education that motivates the best students from the UAE and around the world, Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi announces to grant academic scholarships to new students with excellent academic records and wishes to unfold their higher academic endeavour in Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi. "Given that financial instability is a challenge, our goal is to make education accessible to the undergraduate students with outstanding academic performance and to motivate them to continue their proven academic excellence,” the Vice Chancellor of Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, Professor Silvia Serrano, said.

The university will bestow academic scholarship on new students with excellent academic records and fitted with qualifications set by the university. New students joining the institution to pursue undergraduate studies will be qualified with 15% scholarship on their tuition fees for the 1st semester granting they have outstanding academic results in high school and have met the criteria assigned by the university.


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In the second semester, if they managed maintaining their outstanding academic results, scholars are eligible to a 25% up to 75% of academic excellence scholarship. The scholarship scheme is progressive, granted semester by semester, and depends on the academic performance of the students. Terms and conditions apply.

Professor Silvia Serrano stated, "Education is a significant asset for every member of the society. Our university is pleasured to take a remarkable part in pursuing academic excellence by providing scholarships to outstanding students in UAE and worldwide.”

Sorbonne University was established in May 2006, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE armed forces, and under the Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK).

It is an Emirati university that benefits from the 760 years of experience of the prestigious Sorbonne, with a state-of-the-art campus located on Al Reem Island that combines comfort with the efficiency of new technologies.

The methodology, education and degrees adopted by Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi follow the French Education System. Sorbonne University and University of Paris issue the diplomas and the Ministry of Education in the UAE accredits all.

Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi is immensely proud to continue a remarkable heritage of academic excellence that has been nurtured since the 12th century, and the same pursuit of perfection that has made our mother institution in Paris one of the world’s most prestigious beacons of enlightenment.

More than 2,000 students from over 90 countries have graduated from Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi.

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