• Open to NYU New York, NYU Shanghai, and external UAE-based undergraduate students who hold UAE residence visas, the program will offer a unique learning experience that contributes to the advancement of UAE research.

Abu Dhabi, UAE: Applications are now open for  NYU Abu Dhabi’s (NYUAD) Visiting Summer Undergraduate Research Program, which provides an opportunity for undergraduate students at NYU New York, NYU Shanghai, and UAE-based universities to take part in research projects over the summer, supervised by NYUAD faculty. Summer 2023 positions will take place on-campus from May 30 to July 25.

The Visiting Summer Undergraduate Research Program will allow full-time undergraduate students of strong academic and disciplinary standing to enroll in research placements across various disciplines. 

Head of Visiting Students Program and Student Research at NYUAD Farhana Goha said: “The Visiting Summer Undergraduate Research Program is a unique opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience in research under the guidance and mentorship of NYUAD faculty supervisors. This includes sample preparation and field experiments, experimental data analysis, collecting original data, analyzing quantitative data, writing literature reviews or research reports, and filming videos to assist with research outreach and communication. The program offers a platform for visiting students to contribute to meaningful, ongoing research projects.”

Applications close on March 30, 2023. For more information on the eligibility criteria and how to apply, please visit the website.


About NYU Abu Dhabi

NYU Abu Dhabi is the first comprehensive liberal arts and science campus in the Middle East to be operated abroad by a major American research university. NYU Abu Dhabi has integrated a highly-selective liberal arts, engineering and science curriculum with a world center for advanced research and scholarship enabling its students to succeed in an increasingly interdependent world and advance cooperation and progress on humanity’s shared challenges. NYU Abu Dhabi’s high-achieving students have come from more than 125 nations and speak over 115 languages. Together, NYU's campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai form the backbone of a unique global university, giving faculty and students opportunities to experience varied learning environments and immersion in other cultures at one or more of the numerous study-abroad sites NYU maintains on six continents.