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MBZUAI Partners With IIE to Recruit International Students Studying Artificial Intelligence

This year the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) launched its inaugural effort to engage international students with the globally competitive education, research, and scholarship opportunities available at the university. MBZUAI has partnered with the Institute of International Education (IIE) to recruit scholarship students from around the world for its master’s and Ph.D. programs in artificial intelligence to enhance the academic community for its inaugural classes.
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Established in 1919 with the founding premise that international exchange could make the world a more interconnected place, IIE has specialized in the international exchange of people and ideas. Global scholarships are of paramount importance and we manage many of the world's most prestigious ones. Through a wide variety of educational programs sponsored by the U.S. government, corporations, foundations and foreign governments, we annually work with thousands of U.S. and international educational institutions and more than 29,000 students, scholars, and professionals around the globe.

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IIE manages more than 200 programs with participants from more than 180 countries. In the last year alone, more than 29,000 people participated in IIE managed programs. Use our program finder to explore opportunities.


Fulbright logo The Fulbright U.S. Student Program, a program of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), is for U.S. graduating college seniors, graduate students, professionals & artists.

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MBZUAI logo The Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) in Abu Dhabi, is a graduate-level, research-based academic institution that offers fully-funded specialized degree programs for local and international students in the field of Artificial Intelligence.

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