Prince HH Sheikh Hamdan launched e-University

Dubai, Feb 01th, 2009 (WAM): Dubai Crown Prince HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum launched today the Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University, the first e-university in the Arab region.

The university named after his name is the manifestation of the vision of Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum for educational development in the UAE and his goal for attaining the highest global standard in education.

A documentry film on the history of education was shown at the launch ceramony at Burj Al Arab hotel Dubai. The film ended with a brief introduction about the Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-university.

The Vice-Chancellor of the e-University Mr. Mansour Al Our said in an address that the new e-university is the result of efforts of UAE government for finding modern media for education. The e-university is also a natural development of the Dubai E-College for Total Quality (e-TQM), he told.

The Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University has international accreditation by major educational institutions of the world. This is in addition to the full academic accreditation by all the UAE national institutions including the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

Dedicating the institution to the nation, the Crown Prince switched on the e-university announcing its formal opening. The e-university is a great boon for all those who wish to continue education in their chosen fields at their own pace. The web-portal will broadcast lessons and lectures across the internet enabling the registered students to study at their own homes.

Sheikh Hamdan then listened to the faculties who briefed him of various programmes of the e-university.

The Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) of UAE has accredited four programmes, which include B.A in Business Quality and Management, Master of Science in Innovation and Change Management, Master of Science in Organisational Excellence and Master of Science in Public Health.

In his speech with the faculty staff Sheikh Hamdan underlined the importance of e-education, as the conventional education has witnessed several changes giving way to innovative methods. The e-education represents the future of the educational reality, he noted

About the Prince Hamdan E-University

Courses offerred

 Bachelor in Business & Quality Management
 MSc in Organizational Excellence
 MSc in Public Health: Excellence in Health Care Management 
 Master of Science in Innovation & Change Management

Although we strongly recommend applicants to apply online in order to expedite the admission process; other alternatives are made available for those who may not feel comfortable with filling online applications. The form maybe downloaded from the University website, filled and returned to the Admission and Registration Office along with the registration fee and all required documents at:

Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University
Admission and Registration Office
P.O.Box 71400 Dubai, UAE.

Applicants may also visit the University Offices in Dubai to collect, fill and return their applications.

Upon submission of the application, applications are reviewed by the University Admission Committee. The committee in certain cases may request the applicant for an interview. Many applicants tend to worry about the prospect of interview, but in fact there is no reason to be apprehensive; interviews are conducted to primarily determine applicants’ readiness to online learning and to the program to ensure that a successful learning experience takes place.

After the evaluation by an Admission Committee takes place; the decision is made on whether the applicant is accepted or rejected and applicants are accordingly informed in writing. Applicants need to confirm their registration in writing through email the Office of Admission and Registration at: registration@hbmeu.ae within 7 days of receiving their acceptance. Accepted applicants are then registered within the University system and are assigned an ID number and an e-advisor. Learners need to contact their e-advisors for course selection and enrollment.