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Education System Overview

In the 2015-2016 academic year, 23 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Kuwait.

Academic year: September – June

Major school holidays/breaks:

National Day (February 25)
Liberation Day (February 26)
Ramadan (May 16-June 14, 2018)
Eid Al Fitr (June 15-17, 2018)
EId Al Adha (August 21-24, 2018)

Structure of the University System

Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 3 – 4 years

The language of instruction in universities

  1. Government and private Arabic schools: Arabic
  2. Private English schools: English

Degrees offered: Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate