The 2023 International Education Fair UAE in the United Arab Emirates is a unique student recruitment tour in 3 cities: Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. You will be meeting with thousands of affluent local and expat students at our study fairs. Additionally, you will also be treated to escorted visits to top private and international schools in the UAE.
No. of visitors per city
Education fair Abu Dhabi - 2,641
Education fair Dubai - 5,749
Students and parents from the UAE seeking prep courses, undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate studies abroad.
Why take part in the International Education Fair United Arab Emirates (UAE)
The International Education Fair United Arab Emirates combines traditional education fairs with visits to top private and international schools. This is a truly unique student fair. In terms of scope it targets all study levels. Also, it is the only study abroad event in the UAE to be fully supported by the Ministry of Education and the Knowledge and the Human Development Authority (KHDA). This year we will be welcoming more than 85 international universities from 22 countries.
The UAE study fair – an overview
The tour kicks off on 7 March 2023 with 3 days of visits to a number of top international schools in Dubai and Sharjah. Next stop is Dubai on 11 March for the annual Education Fairs in Dubai which is a 2-day event. Then it is off Abu Dhabi for the annual education fair on 13 March. We finish the week on 14 March with high school visits to the best international and private schools in the city.
Cities and events in the UAE can be booked separately. See the registration section for details.
Traditional education fairs UAE
The education fairs in Abu Dhabi and Dubai provide the ideal platform to meet the brightest students who are looking to pursue bachelor, master, and graduate studies abroad. If you’re interested in recruiting students in the Middle East, then don’t miss your chance to exhibit. The timing of the International Education Fair in the United Arab Emirates is in line with the UAE educational agenda.
High school visits UAE
The high school visits program has been designed for institutions looking to recruit students for their college and bachelor/undergrad programs in the region and abroad. You will be visiting the leading private and international schools in Sharjah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. These exclusive schools have been carefully selected for their quality curriculum and their enthusiasm to proactively prepare their students for studying abroad.
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Event Itinerary & set up
Event Itinerary – Education Fair UAE
High school visits in Sharjah and Dubai – 7, 8 and 9 March 2023
You will be visiting accredited Emirati international and private schools. These are on campus fairs that connect you to senior students, their parents and student counselors.
Education Fair Dubai – 11 – 12 March 2023
Location: Crowne Plaza
2-day study fair in Dubai focussing on studying abroad. Target audience: high school and college students, bachelor, master, MBA students and young professionals looking for studies abroad.
Education Fair Abu Dhabi – 13 March 2023
Location: Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel and Resort
Education fair in Abu Dhabi focussing on studying abroad. Target audience: high school and college students, bachelor, master, MBA students and young professionals looking for studies abroad.
High school visits Abu Dhabi – 14 March 3
You will be visiting accredited international private schools in Abu Dhabi. These are on campus fairs that connect you to senior students, their parents and student counselors.
Event set up (Dubai and Abu Dhabi)
Dubai – ‘Study in The Netherlands’, ‘Study in Ireland’, ‘Careers in Technology in the USA’, ‘Study in Canada’
Abu Dhabi – ‘Troy University – presentation’, ‘Study Medicine – Pecs University’, ‘Study in Canada’, ‘Study in Ireland’, ‘Study in France’
Costs and Scholarships
Got your study expenses covered? You may be eligible for one of the many scholarships or stipends available to UAE students. Talk to one of our experts.
You will need a place to stay. But how to secure a place to live. Talk to people who know the local situation in your country of interest.
Get the latest information on travel documents, visas required study abroad.
Meet up with university admission specialists. Get a provisional letter of admission!
Talk to travel and education specialists with expertise in UAE student mobility. If you go abroad….better be prepared!
Visitor info – Education Fair UAE
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Business and Management
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UAE Higher Education Study Abroad Data (source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics)
The UAE has an outbound student mobility ratio of 7.0. According to UNESCO, a total number of 13,480 tertiary level students are studying overseas. The three most popular destinations are the UK, USA and India. They receive 70% of all outbound Emirati students.
Participants – Education Fair UAE
Previous editions of the UAE Education Fair have been attended by some of the world’s leading international universities, colleges and business schools, including: