Foundation Year in Records Management and Archival Science

One-year programme

The Foundation Year in Records Management and Archival Science, taught in English, is designed to equip students with all academic and linguistic skills required to succeed at the university level, and to be successful in our bachelor programme related to this field.

During the foundation year, three high priority targets are aimed. Students will enhance their linguistic command in English and in Arabic through intensive and interactive courses; they will gain critical thinking, problem solving and academic skills through Methodology courses; they willl learn basics in records management and archival science by introductory courses to the current Digital Revolution that we face, one of today’s most hotly debated topics in politics, economics, business and heritage!

At the end of the Foundation year, students are ready to start the Bachelor in Records Management and Archival Science.

Tuition fees (including administration fees):
AED 71,700 (approximately US$ 19,538)

Admission requirements

1) High School Diploma with a minimum 80 % average (or equivalent)
2) English Proficiency Exam: EmSAT – English – minimum score of 1250, 70 in iBT TOEFL or IELTS 5.5*
3) Arabic Proficiency: A minimum average of 75 % in the Arabic Subject in the high school

Based on the recommendation of the Admission Committee, a selection of outstanding applicants might be offered direct admission into the first year of the Bachelor in Records Management and Archival Science.

Other Countries Education’s Systems

Conditions apply on other foreign curriculums according to the admission’s policy set by Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi. Please contact the Student Recruitment office by email: for more details.

Admission deadline
30 July 2022

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