Welcome to IHC where extraordinary opportunities await you as a student. By selecting IHC as your college of choice, you are embarking on a journey that will take you across many cultures, histories, and discoveries through our broad liberal arts curriculum. Your fellow students come from many different nations and our college community celebrates diversity and inclusiveness as students make lifelong friends.
You will find at our college that each student is warmly welcomed and given the full attention of the faculty, staff and administration. Our aim is to assist all our students in reaching the highest levels of success in their chosen course of study at both IHC and further university education. We offer an innovative learning environment with an outstanding international faculty. Also, we believe strongly that your college experience should be well rounded. Therefore, we provide a broad range of activities outside of the classroom.
I encourage you to visit us, talk to our counselors and learn more about how your goals for higher learning and dreams for personal and career fulfillment can be met at IHC!
Dr. Christopher Hall
About Dr. Hall
Dr. Christopher Hall has been selected to become the second President of International Horizons College, Dubai, by the college’s Board of Trustees.
Chris Hall has a distinguished record of service in higher education and government in the United States and Europe. A former state Senator, Democratic Party Chairman and member of the Democratic National Committee from the state of Maine, he is currently serving as Interim President of York County Community College in Wells, Maine.
From 2007 to 2012 Chris served as the first President of the American University in Kosovo. He built A.U.K. into that country’s premier university, with strong partnerships with leading American universities including Rochester Institute of Technology and Dartmouth.
Dr. Hall was born in England and attended Oxford University there, earning his doctorate in international relations. He taught modern history and politics at Oxford, and was elected to the Oxford City Council, before moving to the United States. He also holds a Master’s degree in management from Columbia Business School in New York, whose MBA program was recently ranked number 1 in the world by the Financial Times.
In response to his appointment Dr. Hall said, “I am pleased and honored to be joining International Horizons College, and grateful to Mr. Ziad Azzam and the College’s Board for the trust they are placing in me. I am excited by how impressive the faculty and students are. With strong institutional ties to top American universities, the College is well placed to play a leading role in higher education in the Emirates in the next few years.”