Welcome to United Arab Emirates
Experience a new culture, a new way of life and a new point of view. Fulfil your sense of adventure and take one or two years out to experience life in a foreign land. There are great opportunities for career advancement and education.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) was formally established on 2 December 1971. It is a constitutional federation of seven emirates; consisting of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al-Qaiwain, Ras al-Khaimah and Fujairah. Each emirate is ruled by hereditary emirs, who together form the Federal Supreme Council and is the highest legislative and executive body in the country. One of the emirs is selected as the President of the United Arab Emirates.
The UAE occupies an area of 83,600 sq km along the south-eastern tip of the Arabian Peninsula. To the west is Qatar, Oman is located to the north and east with Saudi Arabia to the south and west. The capital and the largest city is Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi and Dubai are the two centres of commercial and cultural activities. Islam is the official religion of the UAE, and Arabic is the official language. The United Arab Emirates is a diverse and multicultural society.