Dhofar University International Cooperation Office (ICO) is established under the decision made by Board of Directors and the VC Decision No (13/2021-2022) effective 1 February 2022, as part of DU Strategic Plan 2021-2031.

As part of DU effort to enhance international profile, ICO promotes the internationalization of DU by:

  • Strengthening activities of international cooperation
  • Attracting and recruiting international students

ICO responsibilities:

  • ICO facilitates the development of international partnership between DU and institutions around the world.
  • ICO increases student, faculty and staff mobility
  • ICO increases the efforts in recruiting international students

ICO Vision:

ICO aspires to support DU efforts to be among the leading institutions of higher education of international repute in the Arab region.

ICO Mission:

To enhance DU international profile and global visibility.

Become a partner

Educational institutions planning to establish international student exchange arrangements with Dhofar University may do so by contacting International Cooperation Office ico@du.edu.om


Erasmus+: Mobility project for higher education students and staff

Erasmus+ is the European Union’s programme to support education, training, youth and sports. The higher education mobility action supports physical and blended mobility of higher education students in any study fields and cycle. Students can either study abroad at a partner higher education institution or carry out a traineeship in an enterprise, a research institute, a laboratory, an organisation or any other relevant workplace abroad.

Dhofar University welcomes invitations for Erasmus+ projects with EU universities and organizations.  For further info, contact ico@du.edu.om

International Student

If you’re an international student interested in studying with us and want to discover more about living and learning at Dhofar University, click here to find out more.

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Exchange student (inbound)

Students from partner universities to DU

Through a reciprocal agreement between Dhofar University and partner universities abroad, students are able to pursue one semester in the host institution.

Students from any of our partner universities are eligible to study at Dhofar University through an exchange program.

The application and selection process for the exchange program is run entirely by students’ home universities. International exchange students should apply through their institution’s International Office.

Exchange student (outbound)

DU students to partner universities

Students from DU who meets the criteria are eligible to study at our partner universities for one semester.

ICO will announce any student exchange opportunities.


Dhofar University for the first time is proud to be affiliated with IAESTE Oman.

IAESTE Oman was established in 2001 with a vision of connecting companies, universities, and students to foster cross-border collaboration in R&D. IAESTE Oman facilitates the increased mobility of students from technical backgrounds. Through the dedication and the hard work of IAESTE Oman, Omani students are given various opportunities to exhibit their skills and capabilities at an international level, thus putting Omani students on the global platform.

ICO will announce any IAESTE exchange opportunities.

Location and Staff

ICO is located in the Library Building on the first floor (left wing).

Staff name Position Email Tel
Dr. Syerina Syahrin Director sysyahrin@du.edu.om


Mr. Hitham Al Hadhri Deputy Director hsalhadhri@du.edu.om



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