Top 5 Best International Universities in Dubai

Last updated on October 19th, 2016

Not many people know that Middle East countries are becoming hub of Universities and Colleges with many International Universities have opened their campuses in these countries. Similarly Dubai has more than 11 International and Local Universities offering best program in MBA, Medical, Engineering, Law, Arts & Design, Films & Media and many other Courses and Programs. These degrees and diplomas are well recognized around the world.

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Here we are mentioning top 5 best universities operating in Dubai.

American University in Dubai (AUD)

American University in Dubai (AUD) The American University in Dubai founded in 1995 as a branch campus of the American InterContinental University in Atlanta, but turned into a private, non-sectarian institution in 2007. AUD is the only university outside of the US to be granted the honour by SACS to award Bachelor and Master degrees, Other universities in the region are accredited by the U.S. Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Imported to know that AUD is not affiliated with American University in Washington. AUD is serving both local and international students from all over the world with american style education system.

AUD’s multi-complex facility is situated on grounds of approximately 1,300,000 sq ft (120,000 m2). and encompasses three academic buildings, a Student Center, an administration building, residence halls, a cafeteria area, and an open air sports facilities.

AUDs 1300,000sqft multi-complex campus comprises of 3 Academic buildings, Student Center, Administrator Building, Residence Halls, Cafeteria and an open Sports Facility. AUD is offering many courses in both Bachelors and Master levels. AUD is organized into Schools and Departments. Some of them are:

  • School of Business Administration
  • School of Engineering
  • Mohammed bin Rashid School of Communication
  • Department of Computer and Information Technology
  • Department of Architecture
  • Department of Visual Communication
  • Department of Interior Design
  • Division of Arts and Sciences
  • Center for English Proficiency

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Al Ghurair University (AGU)

Al Ghurair University (AGU) Al Ghurair University (AGU) is a private university founded by Al Ghurair group in 1999 located in Dubai Academic City. AGU is licensed by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. AGU was built for the purpose of serving local and students from Middle East countries to get knowledge and develop necessary skills to fit into the development and productivity of the region.

AGU is fast growing university which is responsive to the dynamic changes of the local and regional markets. Like recently AGU has added to its well equipped library & learning resources through subscription to a number of electronic databases – like ABI Inform, IEEE and ebrary. This makes latest publications and journals in the fields of business and engineering available to faculty and students. Also AGU has subscribed to Blackboard, a sophisticated Learning Management System, facilitating the use of advanced computer technology in teaching and learning.

AGU offers bachelor degree in:

  • Business Administration
  • Computer Information System
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Interior Design
  • Computer Science and Engineering

AGU campus comprises of Computer and Engineering Laboratories, well-equipped Lecture Halls, excellent Sports and Recreational Facilities and have scheduled Transportation Services.

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Al Ghurair University in Dubai (AGU)

American College of Dubai (ACD)

American College in Dubai (ACD) American College of Dubai (ACD) located opposite to Dubai Festival City near Dubai International Airport, is a private university founded in 1990. ACD degree’s accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. ACD is also have local license approval by the Dubai Knowledge and Human Development Authority. ACD mission statement stated that ACD provides its students an intellectual and social foundation so they can prepare to lead fulfilling lives as competent, committed and compassionate members of a global society.

ACD offers a complete Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree and ACCA degree. ACD also offers Academic English program for those students who require additional help in learning English before entering a degree course. ACD also provide university transfer program to facilitate transfer abroad for degree completion in different courses.

ACD campus comprises of Lecture Halls, a separate Library Building with study areas, Computer Center and related Resource Rooms, Clinic Staffed by a Resident Nurse, Outdoor Sports Facilities such as a Football Field as well as Basketball and Volleyball Courts and off course Cafeteria.

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University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD)

University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is located at Dubai Knowledge Village, an educational free trade zones. UOWD is founded in 1993 as a private Australian University in Dubai. University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is one of the UAE oldest and most prestigious universities. In 2009, UOWD had a total of 3,565 students from 99 countries with 1,540 Undergraduates students and 1,585 Postgraduates.

Both Undergraduate and Postgraduate degrees are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and also audited by the Australian Universities Quality Agency. UOWD offers wide range of courses in undergraduate and postgraduate level as well as offer some short courses like Certificates of Proficiency, Professional Institute, Graduate Foundation Course. Students of UOWD also can avail the facility of studying in Australia.

UOWD campus comprises of Administrative Building, Library, Student Lounge, Food Court (which houses many different restaurants). Also UOWD offers Residential Services which enables residents to live in a unique multi cultural environment that helps to improve students personal growth, social development as well as help them to gain Academic success.

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British University in Dubai (BUiD)

British University in Dubai (BUiD) British University in Dubai (BUiD) is founded as a non-profit University in 2004 by Al Maktoum Foundation, Dubai Development and Investment Authority, the National Bank of Dubai, the British Business Group and The Rolls Royce. BUiD is the First research based Postgraduate University in whole of Middle East. Since its establishment BUiD have sets new standards for study and research in the region.

In partnership with leading UK universities like University of Edinburgh, University of Manchester, University of Birmingham, Cardiff University and Kings College in London, BUiD provides international standard education and research in variety of disciplines. BUiD offers vast variety of programs at both Undergraduate and Masters level as well as offers PhD research programs. You can find list of BUiD programs here with all the details. All BUiD Masters programmes are accredited by UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

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