Transfer Applicants are those who have studied at a higher education institution and would like to transfer their credits to AUE.

Before you apply

Step 1

Review the admission requirements and the important dates and deadline.


Review the transfer admissions criteria and the important dates and deadlines.

Students seeking to transfer their credits/courses to the American University in the Emirates from another Higher Education Institution must satisfy the following conditions to guarantee their previous credits be accepted at AUE:

Original or certified copy of high school certificate or its equivalent, approved by the relevant authority in the country where the certificate was granted and by the UAE Ministry of Education.

Official Transcript from an accredited institution (attested by the Ministry of Higher Education if from the UAE or by the equivalent if from an institution outside the UAE).

Course descriptions and syllabus, as published in the concerned institute catalog.

Application for transfer credit must be made in the student’s first semester of residence.

Students may transfer a maximum of 50% of the required program credits.

Official university transcripts are evaluated on a course-by-course basis.

Only courses at the level 100 and 200 will be eligible for transfer of credit.

Only courses with a GPA of 2.0 “C” or higher will be eligible for transfer of credit.

3 and 4 credit hours will be considered equivalent to AUE’s 3 credit hours.

Transfer of credit will not be granted for upper level courses.

All courses transferred to AUE must have been conducted in English.

All students who transfer from another university should submit their official transcripts, along with the course syllabus, prior to admission at AUE, for transfer purpose. No transfer will be accepted after admission at AUE.

The decision regarding credits awarded is solely made by the appropriate Dean of College. Transfer students must complete the Transfer Credit Form. Transferring students will be informed in writing on transfer credits before they enroll at AUE.


All transferred students should satisfy the English entry requirements prior to their admission at AUE

Important Dates and Deadline

Applicants should make sure they submit their application before the following admission deadlines:







Step 2

Kindly make sure to submit a valid copy of your academic transcript from your previous university, along with all other required documents.

Kindly make sure the admissions requirements are carefully read before applying.

Step 3

Once you have completed the application form and uploaded the required documents, you will be given a tracking number in order to track the status of your application.

You will be receiving a confirmation

Email/Offer from the admission office as soon as possible.