Bahrain is known in the Gulf for being open and tolerant. Bahraini men and women socialise at local cafes, and expatriates mix with Bahraini nationals across all social settings. People from all over the Gulf come here to relax.
The average temperature during the summer is 37- 40°C. However, most outdoor locations have shade and buildings are climate controlled. Temperatures are milder between October and May, averaging 21–27C
Sport is a major cultural pastime in Bahrain, with driving, golf, horse-riding, rugby, tennis, sailing, soccer, cricket, and basketball facilities located throughout the island. Private resorts and clubs have beaches and pools for swimming
Ahlia offers students a wide variety of programmes, courses, and specializations. We currently offer students 18 programmes across five colleges, at the Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral levels. Please refer to the following pages for detailed information:
Tuition for all undergraduate degree programmes varies between 100 – 140 BD per credit hour. Tuition for postgraduate programmes will vary. For more information regarding tuition fees please refer to the following link:
How you apply for a Visa will depend on your nationality and the type of acceptance you receive. If you are an exchange student however, the Ahlia International Relations team will assist you throughout the entire application process. Please refer to the Bahraini government’s immigration website for more information: