1) click on the Apply to SEA link,
2) create a profile,
3) verify your account, and
4) start the application,
The Admissions team is here to support you in exploring the Academy’s postgraduate programs and navigating the admission process.
Applicants should fully complete their online applications (and provide requires supporting materials) by the below application deadline:
Spring Semester 2023
December 1, 2023
January 9, 2023
Fall Semester 2023
July 15, 2023
August 29, 2023
It is important to begin the process in most cases at least 6-8 weeks prior to the admission deadline to allow for receiving original documents, completing language competency exams, etc..
Applicants are required to upload clear scanned copies of original documents as part of the online application process. The accepted file types and requirements for uploaded documents are: PDF, PNG, and JPG. Maximum upload file size: 3 MB.
Please note, uncertified scans will be accepted to start the application process and for online submission. However, applicants will be required to show certified original documents before enrolling at SEA.
Passport scan in color
Government ID/UAE national (for UAE nationals and residents) ID scan in color
UAE residence visa scan in color (for UAE residents)
Please note that other documents might be required based on a candidate’s qualifications and/or specific program requirements — For example, any official documents not in English or Arabic must be officially translated by an authorized translation service.
Note: Applicants who have graduated recently and have not received their graduation certificates can submit a Letter from the Office of the Registrar confirming their graduation date. This letter does not replace the required attested graduation certificate which must be presented, once available, to be able to register for courses.
All applicants are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of AED 100 prior to final submission of the application.