Higher Education for the 21st Century

Welcome to Minerva

 

The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education and Minerva share the belief that education has the power to transcend academia and transform society — fostering hope, resilience, and impact.

We are no longer accepting applications for Fall 2018 enrollment. If you are interested in applying for a subsequent class, you may begin the first part of the application on our website, and we will reach out to inform you when the admissions process reopens. 

Higher Education for a Global Future

Minerva offers an unprecedented undergraduate program intentionally designed to prepare the world’s brightest students for success in the dynamic, global future. Combining four years of cultural immersion with rigorous, interdisciplinary study, Minerva is higher education designed for students of the 21st century.
Students walking in Berlin
Students at the Natural History Museum in Berlin

Promoting Arab Scholars

The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education seeks to reimagine the Arab story through youth empowerment and education opportunity, offering scholarships and skills training to ensure Emirati and Arab scholars are prepared to thrive at university and beyond. The STEM Scholars Program offers you the support you need to realize your goals.

Minerva evaluates all applicants equally and has the most internationally diverse student body in the world.

Minerva has eliminated quotas and never selects students based on gender, ethnicity, country of origin, or financial status. If you are ready to change your life and improve your future, you must demonstrate your readiness to attend. If you qualify, you will be invited to join us.

We are no longer accepting applications for Fall 2018 enrollment. If you are interested in applying for a subsequent class, you may begin the first part of the application on our website, and we will reach out to inform you when the admissions process reopens.