Global PhD Fellows

On-campus Housing

Housing for our Global PhD Fellows is provided on campus and is included as part of the scholarship package. Global PhD Fellows can be assigned any of the following:

  • Studio apartment
  • One-bedroom apartment. These are normally assigned to students with partners.
  • Two-bedroom apartment. These are assigned to either students with more than one dependent, or students who want to share a living space with another Global PhD Fellow.

Off-campus Housing

Off-campus housing for our Global PhD Fellows is also available based on eligibility criteria. For more information, please get in touch with

Building Facilities

Each building has shared laundry facilities on the second level (washers and dryers may not be installed in the apartments). The second level of each building has lounge space and a multipurpose room for residents. The lounge is fully furnished including an oven, small stove, sink, microwave, television, games console, board games, coffee machine, foosball table, and wireless speaker.

Apartment Furnishings

Each apartment is fully, while simply, furnished to ease students’ transition to Abu Dhabi. Furnishings differ slightly based on apartment size but generally include bed(s), bedside tables, a desk, chairs or couches based on living room size and a kitchen table if space permits. Standard kitchen appliances include a two-burner stove, oven, extractor fan, microwave, fridge with freezer, and place settings for four (cutlery and utensils are not provided). High-speed wireless internet, access to cable television, and utilities are also included. Televisions are not provided.