Directorate of International Relations

Ahlia University

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.

Expand your educational and cultural exposure, and experience new people, places, and experiences!

Come and experience a rich cultural history the can be traced back to 2000 B.C

Our Partners

Brunel University London

London, UK

A prestigious university founded in 1966 in Uxbridge, London, and a strategic partner of Ahlia since more than 15 years. Brunel welcomes Ahlia students to the UK, offering them several courses from its reputable portfolio of business courses.

The George Washington University

The George Washington University

Washington , France

Ahlia University’s partnership with GW, which started in 2009, is able to offer the Master of Science in Engineering Management (MESM). This brings a unique degree program, offered by a globally renowned American university, to Arabian Gulf.

EPITECH The Paris Graduate School of Digital Innovation

Paris, France

An acclaimed institute of IT and an established partner of Ahlia University for several years, EPITECH gives students all over the world the opportunity to learn IT through a unique pedagogical method focused on project work and hands-on IT experience.

IÉSEG School of Management

Paris, France​

IÉSEG School of Management, or Institut d’Économie Scientifique et de Gestion, is a French Grande École and member of the Conférence des Grandes Écoles. The school is one of the most prestigious higher education institutions in the country and hosts 4800 students on both campuses, with over 2000 international students including over 900 exchange students from partner universities who come to study at IESEG every year.


Paris, France​

A private acclaimed engineering school that was founded in 1984. EPITA uses a unique pedagogical approach whereby students train to become outstanding engineers through rigorous courses of scientific knowledge and the most advanced skills in the digital sector. EPITA also welcomes a wide range of foreign students thanks to its numerous international programmes: bachelor, master of engineering, summer schools and French language courses.

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