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American University in Dubai

Address: Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - UAE

Description American University in Dubai

  • Established: 1995
  • Location: Dubai, UAE
  • Language of instruction: Arabic, English
  • Number of students: 3000
  • Type: private.

The American University was established in 1995: it is still the only accredited American university in the Gulf countries. The main student body is local residents and foreigners who want to get an American education.

The institution has been accredited by the Commission on Colleges (COC) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in American University in Dubai

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  • Duration of study: 3 years
  • Start date: September, January
  • Form of study: full-time
  • Language of instruction: Arabic, English.


  • Accounting
  • Marketing communication
  • Finance / Banking
  • Management
  • Network and Infrastructure Design and Administration
  • Application Development for Commerce Industry
  • Database Development and Operations
  • Electrical Engineering (with the option to concentrate in Telecommunications)
  • Computer engineering
  • Radio, Television & Cinema
  • Civil Engineering.


  • Duration of study: 2 years
  • Start date: September, January
  • Form of study: full-time
  • Language of instruction: Arabic, English.

Qualified Masters Degree in Business Administration.

Accommodation, housing and food

A large amount of funds from the university’s budget was spent on the construction of a comfortable hostel for more than 500 students. High-speed Internet operates throughout the territory, sports complexes are built separately for men and women, laundry facilities, study rooms, modern kitchens and dining rooms are working.


  • University strives to adhere to American policy and academic practice
  • The main goal is to provide support to students in the pursuit of further education.
  • For students whose language level is lower than required, English courses are available
  • Students whose performance is “Excellent” have the opportunity to receive grants from Nokia
  • The development of students' skills in teamwork and social existence
  • The policy of introducing innovative programs.

Equipment American University in Dubai

Dubai is a tourist center in the Persian Gulf. The campus is located in the city itself, the hostel and the library are in close proximity to the educational building.

Classrooms are equipped with computer and interactive technology, sports complexes, reading rooms, cafeterias and shops work.

The American University library deserves special attention, the fund of which totals more than 150 thousand items.

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American University in Dubai reviews

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I would like to enter Dubai Zayed University, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering what documents will need to be submitted and what will be the cost of training
Zayed University does not have an undergraduate degree program in Mechanical Engineering. She is at the American University in Dubai - Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Tuition fees - from AED 46,200 per semester. A school diploma recognized by the UAE Ministry of Education is required, IELTS certificate - from 6.5 points.

Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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