CBL International Dubai Business School

CBL International

Program Description

CBL International Dubai Business School

CBL International

CBL International Dubai Business School

Joining our business study abroad programme in Dubai will introduce you to the bustling economic centers of the Middle East, mainly Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Before letting you loose to explore the city, you’ll receive a crash course on the Arabic language. Our introductory Arabic course will help you get around the city and equip you with the basic knowledge for learning and enjoying the Arabic culture, customs, and people for the weeks to come.

Who is CBL International Dubai Business School for?


The programme is appropriate for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in international legal, economic, and business trends and developments within the Gulf Region and the Middle East.

Enterprise representatives, lawyers, and culture representatives provide insight into the legal work and business life in Dubai and the Gulf Region. Visits to law firms and enterprises will give participants a real impression of the working environment of various industries in the Middle East.

Course Outline


The programme is designed for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in international business, economic, and legal trends and developments within the Gulf Region and the Middle East. Topics covered in the Dubai Business School Programme include:

  • Dubai: Commercial and financial Hub in the Middle East
  • Banking in the Middle East and Introduction to Islamic Banking
  • Logistics, Aviation, and Hospitality
  • Management in the Middle East
  • Start-Up in the Middle East and Corporate Law
  • Media and Cultural Management in the Middle East
  • Arabic Language Introduction


Dubai: Commercial and financial Hub in the Middle East

Dubai is one of the most important commercial and financial hubs in Middle East and North Africa (MENA). It provides a highly sophisticated infrastructure for banking, capital markets, asset management, private wealth management, and Islamic finance. Additionally, it is a trading hub and a place to do business since more than 100 years. Lots of free-trade zones have been founded in Dubai, and many multi-national companies (MNCs) set up their regional headquarters in the city.

Partners and faculty for this topic (selection):

  • Dubai Chamber of Commerce
  • Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC)
  • Dubai International Financial Center Courts (DIFC Courts)
  • Dubai Internet City
  • Dubai Aluminum (DUBAL)
  • Booz & Company

Banking in the Middle East and Introduction to Islamic Banking

Islamic finance is now one of the world’s fastest-growing economic sectors. It comprises more than 400 institutions with assets under management in excess of US$ 1 trillion. Islamic finance refers to a system of banking or banking activity that is consistent with the principles of Islamic law (Sharia) and its practical application through the development of Islamic banking and finance. You will learn about Islamic banking and finance and how it’s different from conventional economics.

Partners and faculty for this topic (selection):

  • Dubai Financial Market
  • Mashreqbank (largest private bank in Dubai)
  • UBS
  • Emirates NBD
  • NASDAQ Dubai
  • JP Morgan

Logistics, Aviation, and Hospitality Management in the Middle East

Logistics is the management of the flow of goods, information and other resources between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet the requirements of customers. With the famous airline Emirates and its newly expanded international airport, Dubai is already the most important logistics hub in the Middle East. To keep that position it developed in the last couple of years the worlds largest free trade zone including Jebel Ali Port and the construction site of the world’s biggest airport, Dubai World Central, with a future yearly capacity of 160 million passengers. You will learn about the importance of Dubai as one of the major logistic hubs worldwide. Dubai is also internationally well known for its highest level of hospitality management. Many 5-star hotels are located here and Jumeirah, the world’s famous luxury hotel chain is headquartered in the city. The seven star hotel Burj Al Arab is also located in Dubai. Learn more with us how the hospitality industry is working.

Partners and faculty for this topic (selection):

  • FedEx
  • Dubai World Central
  • The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management

Start-Up in the Middle East and Corporate Law

You will learn about the Dubai market. What are the strengths and weaknesses of the Dubai market and where the opportunities are for entrepreneurs.

Partners and faculty for this topic (selection):

  • Allen & Overy
  • Clifford Chance
  • Norton Rose

Media and Cultural Management in the Middle East

When doing business in the Middle East, it is wise to bear in mind the great diversity within the region. However, a common religion, language, and culture make the highlighting of general traits and features for the region valid.

Partners and faculty for this topic (selection):

  • Rolls-Royce Group
  • U.S. Consulate General in Dubai
  • The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management
  • CBL International

Arabic Language Introduction

Integrated to your study abroad programme in Dubai, you will experience an introduction to the Arabic language. Spoken by over 280 million people worldwide, you will be picking up some basic phrases and expressions. The modules will not only give you an insight into the language, but also of the old and rich Arabic culture.

Partners for this topic (selection):

  • Excellence in Education Language School
  • The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management
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Oct. 2016
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United Arab Emirates Dubai
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