World’s first AI University with 100% scholarships

If you are interested in seeking a career in Artificial Intelligence, then UAE happens to be the best place to pursue a degree in the related field. The Mohammad Bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) has opened applications to the world in the field of AI from early this week.

Mind you that this is an only University in the world that focuses exclusively on AI and offers a graduate-level course along with a research-based academic institution that offers specialized degree programs for local and international students.

In the year 2017, UAE became the world’s first nation to appoint a dedicated Minister for Artificial Intelligence, who is now said to be offering 100% scholarship programs for students of MBZUAI who prove meritorious while pursuing courses in the field of Artificial Intelligence.

Those interested can contact the campus by various means and University which is located in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi has begun accepting applications for Masters and Ph.D. programs which are said to commence from Sept 2020.

Tweeting on the occasion Prince Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi congratulated those who have bagged the seats already and hoped that the AI University will pave way for a new era of innovation and technology developments that benefit his country and world.

Cybersecurity Insiders has learned that the Mohammad Bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence will offer programs that include MSCs and PhDs in Computer Vision, Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing. The students who pursue a degree in the said educational institute will avail of a full scholarship program, which includes a rebate in tuition fee and a monthly stipend along with other benefits.

More of the application guidelines and joining schedule can be found on the official website of MBZUAI (small letters)

NOTE 1- As per the insights provided by Oxford University, UAE ranked 19th worldwide when AI Readiness Index was taken into account.

NOTE 2- In the year 2018, the UAE 1st AI University Degree Program was launched by the British University in Dubai.

Naveen Goud
Naveen Goud is a writer at Cybersecurity Insiders covering topics such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Startups, Cyber Attacks, Cloud Security and Mobile Security

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