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At NYU Abu Dhabi, you will join a student body that is astoundingly diverse -- a broadly international, inventive, fun, and adventuresome group of peers. The students represent over 100 countries of origin and speak dozens of languages (at last count, about 68). In fall 2015, the campus will have approximately 800 students.

Students will find a broad liberal arts and science with engineering curriculum at NYU Abu Dhabi. Courses are available in 22 majors. Areas of study that emphasize site-specific learning about Abu Dhabi and the region include the Arab Crossroads, The Ancient World, the Environment, Interactive Media and Technology, and Urbanization. Both Arabic and Chinese are taught at all levels at NYU Abu Dhabi.

A typical course schedule includes four courses per semester during the fall and/or spring. It is also possible to enroll in an intensive three-week course in January. Semester courses are flexibly structured to be 14 weeks or 7 weeks in duration. Fourteen-week courses allow for extended contact with your professors and meet approximately 2.5 hours per week, either once, twice, of three times a week. Seven-week courses are fast-paced and intense, meeting five hours per week.

Please refer to the Academic Guide to Study Away at NYU Abu Dhabi for more information.

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