Image-ining the Middle East

By Vija Mendelson, API Program Manager and Director of Intercultural Initiatives As a visual artist who loves to travel, I think photography can be a great way to explore and engage with the places you visit.  The common thread in my work is experimenting with how original prints can be combined as raw material for […]

NEW Summer Arabic Language #studyabroad Program

API is excited to announce a new intensive Arabic language program beginning this summer (2012) in Sharjah, UAE. Beginning and intermediate level students can earn 4 U.S. credits during this 4 week-long program. During the term, students will have the opportunity totravel to Dubai and Abu Dhabi, to get more comprehensive view of the UAE. […]

Sharjah – Hidden Gem of the Middle East

By Anna Ray, International Exchange Programs Advisor, Office of International Exchange Programs, American University of Sharjah This is me 5 years ago. I’m in a shopping cart. At the time the picture was taken, Dubai Mall was still a gaping pit in the sand and Mall of the Emirates had just opened (45 minutes away […]

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