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Abu Dhabi University

United Arab Emirates

701st Qs World Ranking

Abu Dhabi University Background:
Abu Dhabi University is a private university which was established in the year 2003 and is located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The university has three other campuses located in Al-Ain, Dubai, and Al- Dhafra. The university is considered the largest university in the United Arab Emirates.

Abu Dhabi University Programs, Courses, and Schools:
Abu Dhabi University comprises four colleges such as: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Engineering, and the College of Law. All these colleges provide various undergraduate and graduate programs to the students, like: Bachelors of Arts in Mass Communication, Bachelors of Science in Public Health, Masters of Business Administration, Masters of Strategic Leadership, Bachelors of Architecture, and many more. The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees based upon the American model of higher education. The university also provides educational programs for the Military Colleges to help them perform their allocated duties perfectly. The programs include: Bachelor of Military Science and Specialized Management, Bachelor of Military Science and Administration, Bachelor of Arts in the Persian Language, Master of Human Resources Management, and Master of International Relations.

Abu Dhabi University Campuses:
Abu Dhabi University comprises 4 campuses; the Al Ain campus was opened in 2003 to meet the growing higher education needs of the Al Ain community and the surrounding area. Abu Dhabi University’s flagship campus is located in Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi – the capital of the United Arab Emirates. This campus was opened in 2006 and offers an inspirational place for study and extra-curricular activities. The Dubai campus of Abu Dhabi University was established in the year 2017. The campus is located in the world?renowned Dubai Knowledge Park. Al Dhafra Center is the fourth campus in ADU’s expanding portfolio. Al Dhafra Center was opened in direct response to the strategic needs of the UAE relating to higher education in the Al Dhafra Region.

Abu Dhabi University Achievements:
Abu Dhabi University’s College of Business Administration received AACSB accreditation in 2015 and EQUIS in 2017. Some College of Engineering programs received accreditation from ABET in 2015. In 2016 the university gained accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) in the United States. 

Abu Dhabi University USP:
Abu Dhabi University provides scholarship opportunities to the students on the basis of academic excellence. The university comprises a Library which provides its services in the Al-Ain and Abu Dhabi Campus. The Library provides educational services to ADU communities that include orientation, training for new users, reference services, database searching, Internet access, photocopying and printing services. 

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Undergraduate: AED 43,200

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Al Ain Rd ,United Arab Emirates

(+971) 2 501 55 55

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