The International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE) is a global organization promoting intercultural exchange between students. It provides students’ with opportunities to train abroad, and employers with highly skilled, highly motivated trainees for projects.
IAESTE Oman is one of the 80 members of the global IAESTE family, established in 2001 with a vision of connecting companies, universities and students in Oman to foster cross-border collaboration in R&D and increase the mobility of engineers. With commitment, dedication and hard work, IAESTE Oman has achieved an impressive growth rate in the number of exchange students catered annually. As a result, an escalating interest has been observed in local and international companies based in Oman to serve as active participants fueling the growth of youth in the technical sector.
Since its establishment, IAESTE Oman has been operating under complete sponsorship of Sultan Qaboos University (SQU). SQU has helped IAESTE Oman to be an active member of the IAESTE International through providing the students of the College of Engineering with best opportunities for industrial training abroad. Having a competitive higher education level and excellent facilities, Omani students are highly skilled and capable of competing at the international level, thus exhibiting Oman on the global platform.
IAESTE Oman envisions connecting companies, universities and students in Oman to foster cross-border collaboration in R&D and increase the mobility of engineers.
IAESTE Oman is encouraging students to strive to present Oman, with its rapidly growing industry, as one of the top ranking destinations for an international standard technical training, place with vibrant and rich cultural experience.
IAESTE Oman aims to strengthen existing relations with countries, which have participated previously and to build ties with numerous other countries, thus encouraging higher number of exchanges in coming years.