Khalifa University is an internationally ranked university, and the top University in the UAE, with a range of research and academic programs designed to address the entire range of strategic, scientific and industrial challenges facing our rapidly evolving world.
Its world-class faculty and state-of-the-art research facilities provide an unparalleled learning experience to students from the UAE and around the world. Our research and academic activities cover a broad range of disciplines in science, engineering, and medicine through our three colleges, three research institutes, 18 research centers, and 36 academic departments.
College of Engineering
College of Arts and Sciences
College of Medicine and Health Sciences
KU’s Research Institutes & Centers
Robotics and Intelligent Systems Institute
Collaborating for Unique Opportunities
KU has over 50 active partnerships with a number of private, public and academic organizations from around the world, providing students and researchers at KU with the chance to work on real-world problems with award-winning faculty and experts in their fields.
Students at KU benefit from the university’s active relationships and strategic partnerships with international universities, industry and government organizations. Through these partnerships, KU students can explore student exchange opportunities, internships and joint research programs.
Living in Abu Dhabi
Khalifa University is a multi-campus, urban university, located across two campuses in the UAE’s capital of Abu Dhabi making the entire city your campus. Life is very convenient and enjoyable in Abu Dhabi, one of the fastest growing cities, and the safest city in the world.
Abu Dhabi presents a fascinating mixture of tradition and progression. Tracing its rich history back to around 3000 BC, Abu Dhabi maintains a more distinctly Arabian ambiance, while offering fun and entertainment to people of all ages.
The emirate is filled with popular and exciting destinations and activities. Residents and visitors enjoy fine art at the Louvre Abu Dhabi, formula one racing at Yas Marina Circuit, shopping at Marina Mall and dozens of other malls, beaches at the Corniche, afternoon tea at Emirates Palace, and a host of cultural experiences in Al Ain, which is one of the world’s oldest permanently inhabited settlements, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Heritage Village, which offer glimpses into Bedouin life.
Abu Dhabi boasts one of the world’s largest mosques – the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque – and one of the world’s most sustainable cities – Masdar City.
Abu Dhabi is a multicultural cosmopolitan city, with people from all cultures and religions living together in harmony. Learn more about Abu Dhabi here.