Admission Procedures

To apply for a postgraduate program at ADSM, complete the Graduate Application form. You will need to pay an application fee of AED2000 prior to submitting your application form. This fee is to be paid to the Finance department located in Villa 7.

Once you have paid the application fee, submit the Graduate Application form to Student Affairs (in Villa 6) together with the documents as listed below:

  1. Undergraduate Degree (Diploma and Transcripts) – Certified/Attested – original documents must be verified by Student Affairs staff
  2. English Language result
  3. Receipt of application fee
  4. Identification Documents – copies of the following:
    • Passport
    • Emirates ID Card
    • Residence Visa, if non UAE National
    • 1 passport size photo

For MBA Applicants

If you are applying to the MBA program, in addition to the documents listed above, you will also need to provide the following:

As an MBA applicant, you may be invited to attend an interview with the Admissions Committee. This is an informal meeting where you have an opportunity to talk about the reasons you would like to complete an MBA program at ADSM. Interviews generally take approximately 15-20 minutes.

Attestation and Equivalency of Undergraduate Degree

All applicants for admission are required to obtain attestation or equivalency of their Bachelor degree from the UAE Ministry of Education – Higher Education. The attestation process is dependent upon whether you completed your studies within the UAE or outside the UAE. You will find detailed information here.

Sighting Originals

Students successfully admitted to the program will be required to show originals of their supporting documents prior to the start of session.

You can submit your application to or deliver to:

Abu Dhabi School of Management
Student Affairs
P.O. Box 6844
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Outcome of Application

Following the Admissions Committee decision, applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application via email.


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