The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is the first and the largest academic institution in the United Arab Emirates. UAEU was founded by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in 1976. Today, the university continues to fulfill his progressive vision, contributing to the development of the United Arab Emirates as a model for the Arab world and a successful example of a peaceful, safe, and a fast growing cosmopolitan society.
Culturally diverse and politically stable, the UAE provides a safe, attractive, culturally vibrant environment and advantageous conditions to live, work and do business in. The metropolis of Dubai and Abu Dhabi are both renowned for their iconic touristic attractions, immersive cultural districts, and world-class shopping malls and are approximately a one-hour drive away from UAEU campus. UAEU is located in Al Ain also known as the city of the Oasis which features their iconic green hilly-park and their highest mountain, Green Mubazzara and Jebel Hafeet. Here you can enjoy a light hike, a picnic and go for a dip in the parks natural hot springs.
UAEU is also known as a comprehensive, research-intensive university committed to innovation and excellence in teaching and research. The university currently enrolls approximately 14,000 students from 64 countries. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of internationally accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics, Science, Education, Engineering, Food and Agriculture, Humanities and Social Science, IT, Law, Medicine and Health Sciences. The Colleges are hosted by ultra-modern facilities equipped with state-of-the art technology, and offer a full range of student support services and extra-curricular activities.
The university has also established research centers of strategic importance for the country and the region, which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU’s Science and Innovation Park with professional qualifications and their cooperative programs works alongside business, industry, and public institutions to provide the nation with innovative research solutions while employing highly innovative graduates.
Finally, UAEU promotes independent thinking based, first and foremost, on academic excellence. The university employs some of the world’s leading academics whose research feeds into their teaching, thus creating a dynamic, engaging, and inspiring learning environment. The success of UAEU is driven by its exceptional staff, students and alumni, underpinned by modern curricula, visionary research projects, and an outstanding network of international collaborations with companies, organizations, and other academic institutions.