List of Accredited Universities in UAE


The United Arab Emirates is home to many universities and educational institutions. Many of the universities located in the many emirates are private. The UAE is known to be advanced in technological, engineering, scientific, and business research and studies which is why most universities their have programs in these areas of study.

Abu Dhabi University

  • Abu Dhabi University is located in Abu Dhabi, the capital and the second largest city in the United Arab Emirates. The university has two campuses, one in Abu Dhabi and one in Al Ain. The school specializes in the subjects of business administration, computer sciences and information technology, education, engineering, arts and sciences, medicine and health sciences and more. The university has a diverse student body with over 4,000 students representing over 35 nationalities. The university opened its doors in September 2003.

    Abu Dhabi Campus
    P.O Box 59911,
    +971 2 5015555
    Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ajman University of Science and Technology Network

  • The Ajman University of Science and Technology (AUST) is based in the emirate of Ajman with campuses in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Fujairah. AUST specializes in technology but also in engineering, dentistry, mass communication and humanities, information technology, pharmacy and health services, education and more. The university was founded in 1988 and the foundation for the first campus in Abu Dhabi was built in 1994.

    Ajman University
    PO Box 346,
    Ajman, UAE

Al Ghurair University

  • Al Ghurair University (AGU) is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and was founded in 1999 by Al Ghurair, a well known industrial group. AGU specializes in engineering and applied science, business management, information and communications technology, computer science, arts and sciences, interior design and more.

    Al Ghurair University
    PO Box 37374,
    Dubai, UAE

American University of Sharjah

  • The American University of Sharjah (AUS) is a top ranked, higher educational institution in Sharjah that was founded in 1997. AUS offers 26 majors, 42 minors and 13 master's degree programs. They specialize in arts and sciences, engineering, business and management, architecture and design, and more. AUS currently has a little over 4,700 students.

    American University of Sharjah
    P.O. Box 26666
    Sharjah, UAE
    (971) 6-515-2310

Higher Colleges of Technology

  • The Higher Colleges of Technology (HTC) is the largest educational institution in the United Arab Emirates. HTC has 18 different campuses located in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, Fujairah, Sharjah, Ruwais and other emirates. The institute offers post-secondary programs in applied communications, business, education, engineering technology, health sciences, information technology and more. HTC has a student body of over 18,000 and was founded in 1988.

    Higher Colleges of Technology
    PO Box 25026,
    Abu Dhabi, UAE

Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research

  • The Khalifa University of Science, Technology & Research (KUSTAR) is based in Abu Dhabi and Sharjah, UAE. It has merged with what used to be Etisalat University College in Sharjah. The university's undergrad programs are various engineering programs such as aerospace, biomedical, communication, computer, electronic, mechanical and software engineering.

    Khalifa University of Science
    Al Saada Street,
    Abu Dhabi, UAE
    02 401 8000

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