Studying in France

Campus France

Studying abroad is a special experience in the life of a student. This kind of adventure is not to be prepared lightly. For this reason, the Campus France Agency in the United Arab Emirates offers you assistance in putting together your application file until the visa process is initiated. Here is all the information you need to know before leaving.

Campus France – United Arab Emirates

Campus France is the public agency for the promotion of French higher education abroad, also in charge of welcoming and managing international student mobility.

The person in charge of Campus France in the United Arab Emirates takes care of the following tasks:


–   To inform students in the United Arab Emirates about French higher education, and to guide them in their choice of training and in their study project;

–   To assist students in the preparation of their application and visa request. In addition, the Campus France UAE will soon integrate the Studying in France (EEF) procedure. Visit our website for more information.

–   To help students find scholarship programs to finance their studies;

–   To make presentations in educational institutions in the UAE (high schools and universities) on French higher education, the French educational system, the different higher education institutions as well as the different bachelor, master and doctorate programs.


In order to better assist students in their application process, Campus France has a main office at the Alliance Française of Dubai and a branch office at the French Embassy in Abu Dhabi.


Contact us now and we will be happy to help you plan your studies in France.

Dounia Alsawaf [mailto: [email protected]]- Head of Campus France in the United Arab Emirates

Alliance Française – Oud Metha, 18th Street, Dubai

Email: [email protected]

Tel: +971 (0) 585 840 381

The France Alumni – United Arab Emirates Network

France Alumni UAE is the network of French higher education graduates living in the United Arab Emirates. A free platform is dedicated to them that allows them to identify themselves, exchange on different topics, share job offers, organize events…


The network was inaugurated in May 2018 at Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi in the presence of the French Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, H.E. Ludovic Pouille, the President of Total E&P United Arab Emirates, Hatem Nusseibeh, and the Vice-Chancellor of Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, Eric Fouache as well as the Deputy Director General of Campus France, Thierry Valentin and many French higher education graduates and personalities from the economic, academic, and cultural world.


Are you in the United Arab Emirates and a graduate of a French institution? Enroll on the France Alumni UAE platform. By joining our community, you can benefit from an access to the directory, to job offers published by our partners, and to monthly newsletters. The network is also an opportunity to post job or internship offers, to receive invitations to events organized by the French Institute, to propose others, to become a partner of the French Institute, to encourage your employees who graduated from French higher education to join, etc.


Contact us now and join the network!

Dounia Alsawaf – Head of France Alumni in the United Arab Emirates

Alliance Française – Oud Metha, 18th Street, Dubai

Email: [email protected]

Tel: +971 (0) 585 840 381

Campus France UAE website:


France Alumni UAE website:

The Gulf Doctors Program

Medical Internship in France

The cooperation program between France and the United Arab Emirates concerning the specialization of Emirati doctors in France is based on the excellence of both the doctors who will be trained and the French training. The added value of the specialization training program in France lies in the fact that the doctors work as practitioners in a patient-centered organization while receiving a high level of education.


Emirati physicians who wish to enroll in a French internship program to obtain a specialty degree in French may apply each year.


The enrollment period for the year 2021 is from March 1, 2021 to May 20, 2021.

2021 Call for Applications and Application Form.