Studying at GIA

studying_at_giaAt GIA, we help students acquire the highly specialized skills needed to succeed in the jewellery industry. Be it courses related to diamonds, coloured stones, pearls or jewellery design, sales, merchandising and more.


Study in a GIA classroom, earn your diploma from home or upgrade your skills through a lab class or seminar. GIA also conducts customised corporate program in more to service the needs of manufacturers and retailers everywhere. One can choose a learning method that suits their lifestyle or preference. Whatever learning method or location you may choose; GIA's curriculum is designed for rapid skill development.


While studying at GIA Middle East, you will find a wealth of resources dedicated to your success, both as a student and as a graduate in the working world - Qualified and dedicated faculty, guest lectures by industry leaders, industrial visits to gem factories, library, annual career fairs, internship assistance, job referral services, over 60 active alumni chapters spanning the globe.


Wherever you are, or wherever you want to go – GIA is there to help you achieve your path in this industry.


GIA Middle East Presence and Course Delivery

From its base in Dubai, GIA Middle East has been spreading its influence to other cities across GCC, taking its world-renowned professional credentials to empower employees, enhance skills and offer students exciting career options. Whether it is an Applied Jewelry Professional course, a Diamond Grading lab class or a customised corporate program, the knowledge shared is identical to what On Campus students get.


GIA’s Internationally Acclaimed Curriculum and Instruction delivered via

  • Full-time / Part-time On Campus programs
  • Lab Classes
  • Skill Building Seminars and Workshops
  • Customised Programmes for corporates
  • Traditional self-paced distance education and eLearning platform

Personal instruction is a key benefit of GIA’s full time programs. The instructors impart the institute’s 70+ years of gemmological expertise and ground-breaking discoveries, while bringing a priceless ‘real world’ industry perspective to the classroom. With the benefit of limited class size and personalised instruction, it takes only months for you to develop highly valued technical skills in diamond grading, gem identification and jewellery design.


Apart from classroom instructions GIA Middle East offers you the opportunity to learn in the convenience of your home or office through its Accelerated (Home Study / Distance Education) Programmes. You can earn professional credibility and confidence without disrupting your life or work schedule and that too, at your own pace.


Our trained faculty makes the subject come alive with individual attention to each student, owing to small class sizes.



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