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Education System Overview

In the 2019-2020 academic year, 11 students studied abroad in Bahrain for academic credit.

Academic year: September – June

Major school holidays/breaks:

Labor Day (May 1, 2018)
Ramadan (May 16-June 14, 2018)
Eid Al Fitr (June 15-17, 2018)
EId Al Adha (August 21-24, 2018)
Ashura (September 19-20, 2018)
Prophet’s Birthday (November 20, 2018)
National Day and Accession Day (December 16-17, 2018)

Major exam period: May – June 


Structure of the University System

Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 4 years

The language of instruction in universities: English

Degrees offered: Bachelors and Masters