Mohamed Bin Zayed University for Humanities (MBZUH) has approved 13 programmes in Arabic language, Islamic studies, and philosophy and ethics, as part of the university’s vision to achieve leadership in humanities, and Arabic language and tolerance and coexistence studies.

The university has also approved the funding of 100 scholarships a year for outstanding international students, and an open-door policy that ensures access to the university for students from around the world, in accordance with the stringent admissions policies of the university.

Commenting on these strategic announcements aimed at supporting the university's vision of achieving leadership in the humanities, tolerance and coexistence, His Excellency Dr Hamdan Al Mazrouei, Chairman of the MBZUH Board of Trustees, stressed the importance of continuously enhancing the academic programs of the university. “As the UAE celebrates its centennial year, and in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, MBZUH has approved these 13 academic programs and the scholarships to enhance the university’s position in the global education sector as part of its development plans and in line with its goal to be an advocate of the UAE’s international humanitarian initiatives,” he added.

The MBZUH university aims to enhance the development of knowledge and research by offering academic programs in the humanities as well as social and philosophical sciences leading to Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorate degrees. It aims to become a prestigious center for academic excellence in the world in the field of human, social and philosophical sciences. In particular, it seeks to provide distinguished academic programs in Arabic Language & Literature as well as Islamic Studies, offering different tracks of concentrations, to present Islam and Arab culture in a civilized and humane way.