NYU Abu Dhabi
NYU Abu Dhabi
📍 Abu Dhabi,
💰 Need-based financial aid
🤓 2,000 Students
🌏 80% International
- Citizens of any country
Application will open in September 2022
The NYU Abu Dhabi Global PhD Student Fellowship is offered through two Computer Science doctoral programs at NYU New York.
The programs generally involve one year of classwork at NYU New York, followed by three to four years of research at NYU Abu Dhabi, depending on the NYU New York program. If selected, the doctorate is fully funded under the NYU Abu Dhabi Global PhD Student Fellowship.
Applicants must have at least a bachelor degree
The program is five years long (one year at NYU New York and four years at NYUAD)
Applicants can only be advised by NYUAD faculty in Computer Science
Applicants must have at least a master’s degree
The program is four years long (one year at NYU New York and three years at NYUAD)
Applicants can be advised by NYUAD faculty in Computer Science or in Engineering
What you get
New York University degree upon graduation
Access to the extraordinary resources of the Courant Institute and the Tandon School of Engineering
Graduate coursework in New York
Cutting-edge research opportunities in NYU Abu Dhabi’s labs
Tuition, fees, and health insurance provided throughout the program
Generous research assistantship and stipend provided by NYU Abu Dhabi throughout the program
Assistance for degree-related travel between Abu Dhabi and New York
Campus accommodation at no cost in Abu Dhabi
A contribution toward accommodation costs in New York
Career development assistance at both campuses
Structure and Schedule
The following is a typical degree sequence, but each student’s course of study will be determined in consultation with his or her faculty advisor and the department’s Director of Graduate Studies. Most students participate in their fellowship for a duration of 4-5 years.
Summer 1 in Abu Dhabi. Before starting classes in New York, students spend 4-6 weeks in Abu Dhabi to obtain their UAE visas and familiarize themselves with the campus, labs, and faculty.
Year 1 in New York. Students undertake coursework with their Department in New York.
J-Term and Summer Term in Abu Dhabi. During the first year, students return to Abu Dhabi for the January and summer terms, to maintain their UAE residency status and pursue research with their advisors.
Year 2 and Onward in New York or Abu Dhabi. Most students will spend this year in Abu Dhabi conducting research with their advisors. Some may return to New York for an additional semester, if needed.
Dissertation Defense in New York or Abu Dhabi. Defense location will depend upon committee makeup and any departmental requirements.
Applicants submit a standard PhD application to one or both of the following Computer Science doctoral programs in NYU New York:
Courant Institute at NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science
Computer Science and Engineering Department at NYU Tandon School of Engineering