At Ahlia University, we believe that gaining international experience is a crucial part of your academic and personal growth. For this reason, the Directorate of International Relations strives to provide students, in Bahrain and all over the world, with the opportunity to live and study in a different culture and learning environment. Whether you are an Ahlia student planning to study abroad, or an international student hoping to get a taste of Bahrain’s welcoming culture, the International Relations team is available to help you make the right decision and achieve your goals and global ambitions. Our experienced team is here to help you with all your needs. We realize that moving to a new country and environment can be be a daunting experience.
We try our best to make your transition as smooth as possible by providing a ‘one-stop-shop’ experience to all international students whether they require assistance with registration, counseling, or any other general advice and guidance.
The international team is ready to answer all of your questions, and make sure your experience from registration to graduation is the best that it can be. For study abroad and exchange students, we provide assistance and support throughout the whole process from beginning to end.
Do not hesitate to approach us to discover all your options and how to make the most of your educational journey.
Interacting with people from different cultures is a great way for a student to develop essential interpersonal skills and greater intercultural sensitivity.
The experience of and exposure to a different learning environment and different part of the world will help improve your academic skills and allow you to overcome new challenges.
Immersing yourself in a new culture is a great way to pick up and practice a new language, as you have teachers all around you—the native speakers of your host community! Learning a new language will also enhance your CV and improve your prospects as a prospective job-applicant.
Most organisations nowadays are looking for graduates with at least some experience studying abroad, as it suggests independence, responsibility, resilience, and a higher degree of intercultural sensitivity.
Nothing teaches you more about the joys and challenges of life than living away from home for a brief period. Living independently in a foreign country is an enriching personal experience that will allow you to mature personally and intellectually.
An overwhelming majority of students who have spent some time abroad say it was the best time of their university life, as the experience offered them the opportunity to taste new foods, visit new places, and meet people from all around the world!