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Tuition and Expenses Policy for International Students

Within the framework of the university’s expansion and its desire to attract and embrace distinguished students of all nationalities, various academic programs have been launched at reasonable prices, in order to support international students to complete their undergraduate studies at Mohamed bin Zayed University for Humanities.

Target

Opening an opportunity for international students wishing to join the university, and providing a supportive academic environment that includes different nationalities to stimulate learning and growth, and to learn about diverse cultures and human experiences.

Policy Clauses

University fees
number of academic hoursHour cost in UAE dirhams
Bachelor’s ProgramBachelor’s degree in Islamic Studies, specializing in Fiqh and Fatwa

Bachelor’s degree in Islamic Studies, specializing in the Qur’an and Hadith

Bachelor’s degree in Islamic Studies, specializing in Religious Discourse and Society

Bachelor of Arts in Tolerance and Coexistence

Bachelor’s degree in Arabic language and literature, specializing in literature

Bachelor’s degree in Arabic language and literature, specializing in language and linguistics

120 hours

 

120 hours

 

120 hours

 

120 hours

120 hours

 

120 hours

1300 dirhams per hour

1300 dirhams per hour

1300 dirhams per hour

1300 dirhams per hour

1300 dirhams per hour

1300 dirhams per hour

Master’s ProgramMaster of Islamic Studies in Fiqh of Reality

Master of Islamic Studies Fiqh of Sharia Discourse

Master of Arts in Arabic Language: Literature Major

Master of Arts in Arabic Language: Specialization in Language and Linguistics

36 hours

48 hours

36 hours

36 hours

1921 dirhams per hour

1921 dirhams per hour

1921 dirhams per hour

1921 dirhams per hour

PhD ProgramPhD in Philosophy in Arabic Language and Literature

PhD in Sharia Jurisprudence in Contemporary Issues

60 hours

54 hours

3870 dirhams per hour

3870 dirhams per hour

 

 

Expenses are determined as follows:

Registration fees (inclusive of value added tax) (5%)
Postgraduate programs (Masters – PhD)Bachelor’s program
420 dirhams315 dirhamsApplication fee
4,200 dirham2,100 dirhamregister fees
137 dirhams137 dirhamsPayment Installment Fee
410 dirhams410 dirhamsPost-dated check payment fee
525 dirhams525 dirhamsCheck return fee is inclusive
525 dirhams525 dirhamsLate payment fees are all inclusive

Tuition and fees provisions:

Study Fees

  • Tuition fees depend on the classification of the college and the major and the tuition fees for Bachelor’s differ from the tuition fees for postgraduate studies.
  • The tuition fee does not include book costs.
  • Students also have to pay some fees in order to enter the university.
  • The full or half of the prescribed tuition fees shall be paid in advance, and in the event the student withdraws from the university or some courses or suspends/postponed studies, the amounts shall be refunded according to the refund provisions.
  • New students admitted to the university must pay an amount as a down payment to reserve a seat and confirm their acceptance at the university as follows:
    • Undergraduate students2,100 dirhams including value added tax (5%)
    • Postgraduate students 4,200 dirhams, including value-added tax (5%)

The amount paid for confirming student acceptance (seat reservation) is calculated from the tuition fees in the event of completing the registration procedures at the university.

  • Tuition fees are paid for each semester, and this is done in one payment, and it may be paid in two installments as a maximum, and the first installment must not be less than 50% of the total amount and paid in advance by one of the approved payment methods, with the exception of bank checks.
  • All tuition fees, including installments and deferred payments, must be paid on time in order for the student to register for the next semester.
  • Students’ failure to attend the registered course materials does not lead to a refund of the value of these materials. Students must withdraw the registered course(s) before the deadline for addition/withdrawal according to the academic calendar.
  • No tuition fees are charged if the university cancels the course.
  • The student will not be charged for administrative services in the event of postponement or withdrawal.
  • The university may, by a decision of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, dismiss a student “administratively” for one or more semesters, if he does not pay the tuition fees within the specified deadlines. Students who have been dismissed can re-register and a late payment fee of/- 500 dirhams will be applied.

Payment methods available

Students can pay tuition fees in one of the following ways:

  • Cash deposit (through an ATM or any branch of First Abu Dhabi Bank)
  • Bank transfer
  • Payment by credit card
  • A bank check in UAE dirhams drawn from UAE bank accounts.

 First: cash deposit

When depositing or transferring the amount of tuition fees, the student’s name, university number and ID number must be mentioned in the deposit/transfer instructions and send the deposit and transfer slip to finance@mbzuh.ac.ae in order to issue a receipt voucher for the value of the payment.

Second: bank transfer

  • Note: – The name and number of the student and the student ID number must be included in the payment details.
Mohamed bin Zayed University for Human Sciences account details
Mohammed bin Zayed University for Human SciencesAccount Name
First Abu Dhabi BankBank
 4031003774059001Account Number
 AE740354031003774059001IBAN Number
 NBADAEAAXXXswift code

Third: Payment by credit card

  • Credit Card: Credit Card
  • Payment by credit card is accepted through the Finance Department. A receipt is issued for the value of the payment.

Fourth: A bank check in UAE dirhams

  • A bank check is used to pay the second installment of tuition fees.
  • When handing over a bank check to the Financial Affairs Department, the bank check must be in UAE dirhams and drawn from the accounts of UAE banks. The date of the bank check should not exceed one month from the time of registration.
  • In the event that any of the bank checks submitted by students to the university is returned, a fine of 500 dirhams is imposed for each bounced check.

Detailed tuition and fees payment plans

Students pay tuition fees and expenses by choosing one of the following payment plans:

Options PlanPayment Plans
full payment
Pay all amounts due upon registration in one go.
First option
Pay in two installments
– First payment: 50% of the due amounts paid upon registration.
– Second payment: Payable within a month of the first payment, with a collection fee of 130 AED.
Second option
Payment in two installments:

– First payment: 50% of the due amounts are paid upon registration.

• The second payment: to be paid by a bank check within a month of the first payment. The date of the bank check shall not exceed one month from the time of registration.

– There is a collection fee of 390 AED.

• All received bank checks will be deposited directly in the bank, taking into account the checks’ dates (later dates).

third option
Students can pay online using the student self-service. The student needs to login by entering his/her username + password. If the student is registered at the university.Online payments
 

The university may grant students certain discounts on tuition fees, according to the following provisions:

  • The University reserves the right to withdraw or change the rate of discounts for any or all semesters.
  • Deduction of financial tuition fees begins, if the requirements of the EmSAT and the English language proficiency exam set by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research are met.
  • Any student found guilty of violating the Student Code of Conduct or violating academic integrity is ineligible for discounts.
  • In the event that the student provides 20 hours of community service and charitable volunteer work in an approved framework during the semester, whether on the university campus and its branches or outside, he will be eligible for a discount.
  • The discount does not include the summer semester.

The discounts granted to students are determined by a certain percentage of the total tuition fees according to the following academic average:

  • 50% of the total tuition fees for those whose previous semester average was 95% or above, or its equivalent, according to the academic average approved by the university.
  • 40% of the total tuition fees for those whose previous semester average was 90% and less than 95%, or its equivalent, according to the academic average approved by the university.
  • 30% of the total tuition fees for those whose previous semester average was 85% and less than 90%, or its equivalent, according to the academic average approved by the university.
  • 20% of the total tuition fees for those whose previous semester average was 80% and less than 85%, or its equivalent, according to the academic average approved by the university.
  • If the student’s semester average drops below 80% or its equivalent according to the academic average approved by the university. No discount is granted, and in the event that the semester average in the following semester is raised to 80% or its equivalent according to the academic average approved by the university. And above, the discount will be given according to the percentages shown above.

The table shows a summary of the controls and percentages of discounts for tuition fees for students:

No.Academic GPADiscount PercentageEligibility Terms and Conditions
 1GPA = < 95%%50Passing the first academic semester with an average of 95% and above.
 Pass the exams imposed by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.
 Not to convict the student of any violation of the code of conduct.
 Get 20 hours of community service and charitable volunteer hours.
 290% to less than 95%%40 Passing the first academic semester with an average of 90% to less than >95%
 Pass the exams imposed by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.
 Not to convict the student of any violation of the code of conduct.
 Get 20 hours of community service and charitable volunteer hours.
 3From 85% to <95%%30 Passing the first academic semester with an average of 85% to less than >90%
 Pass the exams imposed by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.
 Not to convict the student of any violation of the code of conduct.
 Get 20 hours of community service and charitable volunteer hours.
480% to <85%%20 Passing the first academic semester with a grade point average of 95 from 80% to less than >85%.
 Pass the exams imposed by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.
 Not to convict the student of any violation of the code of conduct.
 Get 20 hours of community service and charitable volunteer hours.
5less than 80%unworthyunworthy
 
  • The refund clause applies in the event the student withdraws or is expelled from all courses during the semester, or if he withdraws from some courses during the semester, or if the study is postponed.
  • Refunds are calculated according to the following schedules:
Fall and Spring Payback Periods
100 %During the first week of registration opening ** (add and drop period)
75 %During the second week
50 %During the third week
0 %During the third week
  • The student should review the academic calendar of the university to see the dates of withdrawal from courses / addition.
  • Refunds will be issued to the student within 15 working days.