Al Falah University (AFU) admits students irrespective of their nationality/ ethnicity, color, gender, disability or religion to programs offered by the AFU with equal rights and privileges.
All programs offered by AFU are accredited by the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Education.
Applicants are admitted based on their qualifications as approved by the Ministry of Education.
Applicants are encouraged to apply early to AFU.
Students are granted admission at AFU for a specific semester for which they apply and, if they fail to join AFU for any reason that semester, their right for admission will be unacceptable and they will have to follow a new admission procedure.
Regular attendance and participation are required from all students in all class meetings, lectures, laboratory sessions and seminars. Students are not permitted to follow degrees through correspondence or by only passing Al Falah University’s examinations.
The language of instruction for the College of Business Administration is English. Proficiency in English, both oral and written, is an important factor that will determine the students’ success during the studies at AFU.
The language of instruction for College of Law and College of Mass Communication is Arabic.
Al Falah University (AFU) has the right to reject admission if applicants provide fake documents to claim eligibility for admission. AFU also reserves the right to deny a request for readmission from a student with a history of dishonesty.
General Graduate Admission Requirements
A completed Admission application form (A2). (All parts of the application form must be carefully completed)
Attested copies of the Bachelor’s certificate and transcripts as approved by the UAE Ministry of Education.
Equivalency letter from the Ministry of Education for applicants graduating from universities outside the UAE in addition to a true copy of the certified Bachelor Degree Certificate and Transcript
3 recent photos
A Valid copy of Applicant’s Passport and a Valid Residence Visa copy (for expats only)
UAE National ID (all nationalities)
A valid English certificate: A score range from (1400 - 1525) on the English language portion of the EmSAT examination, or its equivalent, Academic IELTS with a minimum score of (6.0), a TOEFEL (Paper based minimum of 550, computer based minimum of 213 or a IBT minimum score of 79) or any other internationally recognized equivalent test approved by the Ministry of Education.
Transfer students from other institutions must also meet the same English language requirement. There are two exceptions to the English test requirement for graduate applicants only:
a native English speaker who has completed his/her undergraduate education in an English-medium institution in a country where English is the official language;
an applicant with an undergraduate qualification from an English- medium institution and can provide an evidence of acquiring a minimum EmSAT score range of (1100 - 1225), or another standardized, internationally recognized test that is approved by MOE, at the time of admission to his /her undergraduate program. (Please refer to the table on page 24)
A non-refundable application and admission fee of 1,000 UAE Dirham
For Transfer Applicants: Official transcripts from the previous institution with full course descriptions
Chairman of the Board of Trustees
The establishment of Al Falah University (AFU) is an expression of the wise attitude of our leadership towards education and its role in the welfare of society.
Under the patronage of our leaders the country has achieved high levels of economic, educational and social accomplishments. The role of AFU is to effectively contribute to the development which the UAE is experiencing and to help pave the way for the prosperity that lies ahead.