Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dhofar University a private or government institution?

Dhofar University is a private, not-for-profit institution of higher education.

What is the University's vision?

Dhofar University aspires to occupy a recognized position among institutions of quality higher education.

Where is DU?

Dhofar University (DU) is located in Dhofar Governorate in the south Sultanate of Oman. Dhofar Governorate is known for its moderate climate, beautiful beaches, unique traditions, and archaeological areas.

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How many students are there at DU?

DU has around 5000 students.

How do I apply for admission?

In order to apply for admission, you need to bring a copy of your 12 grade certificate, copies of your ID cards, 4 personal photos, and 30 R.O. as application fees.

How much does it cost to study at DU?

The fees depend on the number of hours of each course. You can calculate your cost of your program by multiplying the number of credit hours by 70 R.O.

As for the Foundation Program, the fees are 900 R. O. per semester.

Does DU accept international students?

Yes, DU accepts transferred students from national and international higher education institution. In order to transfer the credits of your courses, you must bring your transcript and coursers discretion from your old institution.

How can I get DU catalogue?

Please click on following link to download the DU Catalogue 2014

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What kind of education and experience do faculty members have?

DU seeks to hire highly qualified faculty holding PhD and Masters Degrees with professional experience in teaching.

I want to study at DU. What programs do you offer? How do I apply? Can you send me an application form?

You can browse our academic programs by following the below links:

In order to apply to any of the above programs, you need to fill in the application form, which is available on the website.

(Note: Registration forms soon available on website)

What happens if I had a technical problem?

If you experience any technical difficulties, you can choose one of the following options:

  •  Contact the CNC technical staff who are responsible at your college or building.
  •  Send an email describing your problem to the Computing and Networking Center (CNC)
  •  Call the CNC helpdesk during work hours (from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm) at 23237080 or 23237081.

Visit CNC helpdesk team in the Administration Building, Ground floor, during work hours (from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm).

What scholarships do you offer?


Number of Decision






Staff discount




Spouses of employees at the university




Discount for staff children (for non-Omanis as well as Omanis who don’t fulfill the conditions)*




Staff discount



Discount for second brothers/ sisters at DU


Discount  for third brothers/ sisters or above at DU




Discount  for first staff children (Omanis who fulfill the conditions)*




Discount for second staff children (Omanis who fulfill the conditions)*



Discount for third staff children (Omanis who fulfill the conditions)*




Vice Chancellor’s Award  (The highest 9 SJPA in the three colleges + 1 FP3)

* For more details please contact the Admission and Registration Department at Tel: 23237049

Do you accept transfer students? I have already completed one year of my degree course, and I want to change the institution.

Yes, we accept transferred student from national and international higher education institution.

In order to transfer the credits of your courses, you must bring your transcript and coursers discretion from your old institution.

How to change my user ID and password of the Students Information System (SIS)?

You can find the steps to change your SIS user ID and password in the Student Information System Guide (English) or Student Information System Guide (Arabic)

Please click on following links to download the manual

How to check my absence warnings?

Students are responsible to check their absence warning regularly. You can check your absence at any time from your SIS account by following the steps in the below guides:

How do I get my DU email and password?

To get your DU webmail account, you have to request your username and password from the CNC helpdesk in the Administration Building -Ground floor, after providing your ID card for Authentication.

How do I get my DU SIS username and password?

You can call CNC helpdesk at 23237080 or 23237081 to request your username and/or password.

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