Why GUtech?
  • Opportunity to obtain an international education whilst living in Oman.
  • Internationally accredited Bachelor degree programmes by ACQUIN.
  • Highly qualified academic staff, thus guaranteeing an international quality of teaching.
  • Innovative and interactive methods of teaching.
  • Research plays an essential role at the University and ensures that the curriculum is current.
  • Individualised mentoring which allows professors and lecturers to be aware of the actual progress of students.
  • Access to the facilities of RWTH Aachen University, including laboratories and library.
  • Education in the class room accompanied by field trips, internships in companies and hands-on research projects.
  • Friendly and diverse environment with students from different nationalities.
  • Green campus with ample student facilities.
Programmes
Tuition Fees & Scholarships

When you wish to study at the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech), you will have to pay the tuition fee for each semester or term before the start of classes in full or  in installments.

Tuition fees for undergraduate and graduate programmes are charged based on the number of credit points you will enroll in each semester.

The cost of tuition for the foundation programme is charged per term.

Besides tuition fees, prospective students need to consider the cost of accommodation if they choose to use on-campus housing options, stationery supplies, transportation, and personal expenses.

We offer a range of scholarships covering up to 70% of tuition fees, when combined. You can apply for a scholarship when you secure a seat in one of our Bachelor programmes.

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Application

Overview

Candidates who are interested in GUtech Undergraduate programs are required to apply online only. The online service allows you to apply from your personal computer at your convenient time in addition to reviewing and saving features until you get a reply from the university.

After selecting your academic interest, kindly visit our admission’s webpage for further information on application procedures and requirements.

Procedure

Omani school leavers normally apply through the Higher Education Admission Center (HEAC).

Students must apply online at www.gutech.edu.om. The documents mentioned below need to be uploaded along with the online application.

All admissions are subject to the approval of the Ministry of Higher Education.
For more information on how to fill in the form, contact the Student Admissions Section on 22061168.
Email: admissions@gutech.edu.om

We will inform you if your application has been successful, and send an offer letter containing the following information:

  • Your application number
  • The programme of study for which admission is granted
  • The conditions, subject to which admission is granted (if applicable);
  • The duration of your studies
  • Fees and payment details
  • The date and venue of your entrance/placement tests (if applicable)
  • The starting date of classes

Entrance Diagnostic Tests

Credits transfer

Credit Transfer is the process whereby students can be exempt from some parts of their chosen programme of academic study by recognition of their learning from previous experiences and achievements. It must be able to be mapped to particular learning outcomes in courses within the new programme. It must be an achievement of learning that has been formally assessed and certificated from previous study with a higher education organisation.Admissions Criteria and Selection

Detailed admissions criteria may vary between programmes but broadly we are looking for:

  • Academic ability and potential;
  • Suitability for the chosen programme;
  • Commitment and self-motivation.
  1. All applications for Credit Transfer must be accompanied by the Official Transcript of the issuing institution, and the detailed syllabus or course specification for those course for which credit is being requested.
  2. The official transcript, if issued outside Oman, may need to be approved by the Ministry of Higher Education before an official decision can be taken. This attestation process is solely the responsibility of the Applicant, and if approval is not given, no offer will be honoured.
  3. The maximum Credit Transfer that can be awarded is 120 Credit Points in the undergraduate programme.
  4. The time between earning the academic credit and applying for Credit Transfer may not be longer than 5(five) calendar years.
  5. If the academic credit has been used toward a Bachelor level award, it is considered to be spent, and may not be used against another Bachelor award.
  6. Any Credit Transfer counts solely toward the Credit Points required to earn the award; in the case of a Bachelor degree that is 240 Credit Points. The grade earned for such courses cannot be used to earn a grade other than Pass, and so will have no impact of the Cumulative Grade Point Average calculation.
  7. The final 120 credit points of the programme must normally be taken and satisfactorily completed at GUtech.
  8. The University does not award any Credit Transfer for uncertificated learning, or learning through experience.
  9. All admissions decisions are based on academic criteria and excellence in other areas will never compensate for lower academic potential.

Fees 
There will be a payment required at the time Credit Transfer is requested, which is normally at the Application stage.

  • A copy of the receipt for this payment must be submitted to RSA before any work on consideration of Credit Transfer can be started.
  • The fee will be based on the number of non-GUtech courses for which Credit Transfer is being requested, and will be charged at OMR 50 per course to be considered.
  • This fee is non-refundable regardless of the decision reached.

Responsibility of Applicants

  • It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide full, accurate and timely information related to an application.
  • The University reserves the right to withdraw any Offer if the application is found to include inaccurate, fraudulent, or plagiarised material.
  • By accepting an Offer, an applicant agrees to abide by the Rules and Regulations of the University.

Offer Process

  • A formal Letter of Offer of Credit Transfer will be sent directly to the Applicant, normally as an attachment via email.
  • Applicants will be given a clearly defined period by which they must accept the Offer. If an Acceptance is not received by that deadline, the applicant will be considered to have rejected the Offer. In the case of a programme with limited places, the place may then be offered to the next Applicant on the list.
  • Offers will be made as quickly as possible. However due to the need for input from professors, and the need to operate a fair process, in some cases it may take longer to reach a decision.
  • Similarly, for some programmes where there are limited places, there may be a deadline whereby some or all applications may be kept pending until a published deadline before any Offers are made. The University tries to keep such cases to a minimum and to ensure the deadline will allow an unsuccessful applicant to have time to apply elsewhere is necessary.
  • The University will require original documents to be submitted at the time of enrolment. Admissions documents will be kept by the University throughout the period of study.

Documents

Documents Required for Foundation and Bachelor Programmes
Applicants must apply online here. The following documents need to be uploaded along with the online application. So have digital copies available in pdf format, for example.

  • Original General Education Diploma, or other school leaving certificates
  • Copy of your ID card and Passport
  • Two colour passport-size photographs
  • Payment of the application fee of OMR 100 (US$ 290 if applying from overseas)
  • Evidence of English language proficiency (if available) – For students with international education certificates, whether achieved in Oman or outside, equivalency approval from the Ministry of Education is also required.

Documents Required for Master Programmes
You will need to fill in the application form and submit all of the above, plus:

  • Original Bachelor Certificate and transcripts, attested if necessary
  • Ministry of Higher Education approval forms (two forms plus one photograph)


FAQ

Are applicants of any specific nationalities restricted from applying to GUtech?

Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply to GUtech.

Does GUtech accept transfer students?

We approve admission of transfer applicants. To be eligible for consideration for admission, applicants should meet the following conditions; good academic standing, transferring from a recognized and accredited institution of higher education offering learning experiences equivalent to which offered by GUtech, they should meet the GUtech  requirements for admission such as English language proficiency requirements (IELTS). Also have to submit the  official transcripts of  high school and college/university records along with the syllabi and descriptions of courses they seek to transfer.

Can I pay tuition fees in installments?

Yes, you can pay in either two or three installments per semester. If you opt to pay in installments, please submit the tuition installment plan form to the Registry & Student Records Department.

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DIRECT ENTRY EXAMINATIONS

It is possible for students applying for admission to GUtech to enter directly into the first year of undergraduate study, meaning you will be exempted from the Foundation Programme.

This option is offered to students who meet the admissions language requirements and who are willing to sit for direct entry examinations in Mathematics and Information Technology.

To help you prepare for the exams, we advise you to refer to these syllabi:

If you have never learned a topic in these syllabi, do not try and learn it now. Instead focus on revising topics you have previously studied.

Our library is open for in-person borrowing. A refundable deposit is required. To find out about the textbooks you could borrow and the deposit amount, please contact 2206 1121.