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For a definition of what "Recognized Higher Education Institution" means in Kuwait: A post secondary educational institution granting degrees of diplomas or higher, legally licensed under the supervision of ministry of Higher Education via an Amiri Decree.

1. Higher education institutions recognized by competent authorities:

2. Higher education programs recognized by competent authorities

3. Information for students planning to study in the country

4. Information on higher education system

5. Information on foreign credential assessment and recognition

6. Information on financial assistance opportunities

  • For national students planning to study abroad:
    Ministry of Higher Education (Arabic)
    Ministry of Higher Education awards scholarships to Kuwaiti students to study abroad in a reputable institution. The scholarship covers tuition, living expenses and book allowance.   
  • For international students planning to study in the country:
    Studying in higher education institution in Kuwait
    Foreign students are awarded student Visas upon getting an acceptance from one of the higher education institution. Refer to the individual institutions web site for more details.
  • Scholarships:
    Internal Scholarships- Private Universities Council (Arabic)
    Private University Council awards scholarships to Kuwaiti descendents to study in private institutions in Kuwait. The scholarship covers tuition and book allowance.

7. Cross-border higher education

8. National information centre
        Mr Habeed Taher Abl
       Secretary General of
       the Private Universities Council in Kuwait

Definitions of key terms

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