Bachelor in Applied Foreign Languages

The Bachelor in Applied Foreign Languages is designed to educate students to meet the needs of major international and local corporations to overcome modern-day business challenges by offering a dual qualification in languages and management

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What are the admission requirements?
• French Baccalaureate with a minimum final average of 12/20 or High School Diploma with a minimum 80% average (or equivalent)
• French Aptitude Certificate: minimum score of B2 level (accepted certificates: DU issued by Sorbonne University, DELF, TEF, TCF and SELFEE)

Q. What does the course curriculum cover?
A. During the first and second years, heavy emphasis is placed on languages, computer skills, law, geography and economics. During the final year, students will focus their studies on cross-cultural management, financial management, international marketing management, economics and legal issues

Q. What is the course duration and schedule?
A. 3 years

Q. What are the opportunities after finishing the bachelors degree?
A. The Bachelor in Applied Foreign Languages offers abundant career opportunities in diverse fields including Assistant Manager or managerial levels in companies such as Etihad, Emirates, Air France and Siemens and international institutions like the United Nations. Furthermore, this degree provides access to numerous Master programmes worldwide due to the multilingual capabilities of students, which enables students to study in leading universities overseas

Q. Where is the degree recognized from?
A. The degree is awarded by Sorbonne University in Paris and recognized by UAE (CAA)

Q. Are there any scholarships?
• Emirati citizens receive the H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan scholarship grant covering tuition fees for the programme and a foundation year (if any)
• For non-Emirati students, academic excellence scholarships are offered, covering up to 75% of the tuition fee

Q. What is the application deadline?
A. 10 July 2022

The objective of the degree is for students to gain a fundamental understanding of finance, business administration, marketing, human resource management as well as international business law to understand and interpret complex international legal issues and documents. At the end of the three-years of study, students will have a sound knowledge of the fundamental concepts of management (International Marketing, Financial Management, Information Technology and Law) as well as an intimate understanding of multicultural environments through in depth study of two languages and global civilisations

Why choose
Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi

  • World-class international higher education
  • Academic excellence scholarships and preferential rates available
  • Degrees accredited by UAE (CAA) and France
  • State-of-the-art campus, modern library facilities, sports centre
  • On-campus student accommodation
  • Industry links and career support


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