Wednesday 01 April 2020 (UAE)
UAE university list
|University name||Curriculum||Qualifications||Fees (AED)||Comments|
|Abu Dhabi University||Abu Dhabi||UAE||BA, BEd, BSc, MA, MBA, MEd, MSc, DBA|
|Abu Dhabi University Al Ain||Al Ain||UAE||BSc, MSc, BA, MA, MBA|
|Aga Khan University Dubai||Dubai|
|Ajman University Fujairah||Fujairah||UAE||BA, BSc, BE, BEd, MBA, MSc||30,000-80,000|
|Ajman University of Science and Technology||Ajman||UAE||BA, BSc, BE, BEd, MBA, MSc||30,000-80,000|
|Al Ain University of Science and Technology||Al Ain||UAE||BBA, BSc, BEd, LLB, MBA|
|Al Ghurair University||Dubai||BBA, BSc, BA|
|Al Hosn University||Abu Dhabi||Arabic/US||MBA, MEng, BEng, MEd, BEd, BBA||20,000-50,000|
|Al Qasimia University||Sharjah||UAE, Arabic||degrees|
|Al Watan University||Ajman|
|American InterContinental University Dubai||Dubai||US||BBA, BBA, BIT, MBA, MEd, MIT|
|American University Dubai||Dubai||US||BArch, BBA, BFA, BIT, BSc, MBA, MEd||50,000-70,000|
|American University of Sharjah in Abu Dhabi||Abu Dhabi||Arabic/US||Foundation, Bachelors, Masters|
|American University of the Emirates||Dubai||UAE||Associate, Bachelor, MA, MBA|
|American University RAK||Ras Al Khaimah||US||BSc, BBA, MSc||21,000-40,000|
|American University Sharjah||Sharjah||Arabic/US||BA, BSc, MA, MSc, MBA||60,000-75,000|
|Amity University Dubai||Dubai||Indian||BBA, BSc, BTech, MBA||30,000-50,000|
|Belford University Dubai||Dubai|
|Bharathiar University Dubai||Dubai||Indian|
|Biotechnology University College Dubai||Dubai||UAE/US||BSc|
|Boston University Dental School Dubai||Dubai||US||Postgraduate||170,000-230,000|
|British University in Dubai||Dubai||UK||MSc, MEd, PhD, EdD DEd, PGDE||80,000|
|Calicut University Dubai||Dubai||Indian|
|Canadian University of Dubai||Dubai||Canadian||Diploma, BSc, MBA||30,000-60,000|
|Cass Business School Dubai||Dubai||UK||Executive MBA||90,000|
|Centennial University of Dubai||Dubai|
|City University College Ajman||Ajman||UAE/USA||BBA|
|Coventry University Dubai||Dubai||UK||BEng, MBA|
|Dubai Aerospace University||Dubai||US||25,000-100,000|
|Dubai University College||Dubai|
|Duke University Dubai||Dubai||US||Masters, MBA, EMBA|
|Emirates MCC University||Ras Al Khaimah||Indian||Diploma, degree, BHM, MHM, MBA|
|Emirati Canadian University||Umm Al Quwain||UAE, Canadian|
|Etisalat University College||Sharjah|
|European University College Brussels Dubai||Dubai||BBA, MBA, languages|
|Exeter University Dubai||Dubai||UK||EdD|
|French Fashion University Dubai||Dubai||French||BA, diploma||49,000-59,000|
|Fuqua School of Business Dubai||Dubai||US||MBA, EMBA|
|George Mason University RAK||Ras Al Khaimah||US||BSc||21,000-52,000|
|Griggs University Dubai||Dubai||US||MBA|
|Gulf Medical University||Ajman||MBBS, BPT, DMD, PharmD, MCP||22,000-75,000|
|Hadley University Dubai||Dubai||online, US||MBA, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate degrees||30,000-70,000|
|Hamdan eTQM University||Dubai||BA, MA, MSc||23,220-48,000|
|Harvard Medical School Dubai||Dubai||US||Postgraduate|
|Heriot Watt University Dubai||Dubai||UK||BA, BBA, BSc, BEng, MA, MSc, PhD||27,000-98,000|
|Hillford University Dubai||Dubai||online, US||30,000-70,000|
|Hult International Business School Dubai||Dubai||US||MBA, EMBA, Masters||170,000|
|Indira Gandhi National Open University Dubai||Dubai||Indian||BA, BSc, BCom, BEd, MCom, MBA|
|INSEAD Abu Dhabi||Abu Dhabi||MBA, EMBA, executive programs||265,000|
|International Academy Ajman||Ajman||Indian, Malaysian||BA, BBA, BSc, MA, MBA, MSc, PhD||7,000-20,000|
|International Academy RAK||Ras Al Khaimah||Indian/Malaysian||BA, BBA, BSc, MA, MBA, MSc, PhD||7,000-20,000|
|Islamic Azad University||Dubai||Iranian||BSc, MSc, MBA, PhD|
|Islamic Studies School Abu Dhabi||Abu Dhabi||Moroccan/Arabic||BA|
|Islamic Virtual University Sharjah||Sharjah|
|Ittihad University||Ras Al Khaimah||Arabic/US||BA, BEd, BSc||30,000|
|Jumeirah University||Dubai||UAE/USA||BA, BEd, BSc||24,000-40,000|
|Khalifa University of Science||Abu Dhabi||UAE||PhD, BE, MSc|
|Khalifa University Sharjah||Sharjah||UAE||PhD, BE, MSc, BSc|
|London Business School Dubai||Dubai||UK||Executive MBA||370,000|
|London School of Economics Abu Dhabi||Abu Dhabi|
|Mahatma Gandhi University Dubai||Ras Al Khaimah||Indian||MBA, BBA, BCom, BSc|
|Manchester Business School Dubai||Dubai||UK||MBA, DBA||85,000-180,000|
|Manipal University Dubai||Dubai||Indian||BA, BBA, BE, BSc, MBA, MSc||26,000-35,000|
|Masdar Institute of Science and Technology||Abu Dhabi||UAE/US||MSc, ME, MEng, PhD|
|Mayfield University Abu Dhabi||Abu Dhabi||online, US||Bachelor, Master, Doctorate degrees||30,000-70,000|
|Michigan State University Dubai||Dubai||US||BSc, MSc, MA||50,000-60,000|
|Middle East University RAK||Ras Al Khaimah||Indian||BA, BBA, MBA, BSN, PhD, BCom, BEd|
|Middlesex University Dubai||Dubai||UK||BA, BSc, MA, MSc, MBA, TESOL||30,000-46,000|
|Murdoch University Dubai||Dubai||Australian||MBA, MEd, BCom, BSc, Bachelors||40,000-84,000|
|MUST University Dubai||Dubai||USA||online degrees|
|National Law School of India Dubai||Dubai||Indian||MBL|
|New York Institute of Technology Abu Dhabi||Abu Dhabi||US||MBA, Master, Bachelor degrees|
|New York University Abu Dhabi||Abu Dhabi||US||BA, BS/BSc||150,000|
|Nottingham University Dubai PGCE||Dubai||UK||PGCE, PGCEi|
|Online University Dubai||Dubai||online, US, UK||Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, MBA degrees|
|Paris Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi||Abu Dhabi||French||LMD, ECTS, Masters, Bachelors||40,000-80,000|
|Philippine University Dubai||Dubai||Philippines|
|PIM International Center Dubai||Dubai||Sri Lanka||MBA, DBA, PhD, Diploma|
|Preston University Ajman||Ajman||US, Pakistan||BBA, BA, BIT, MBA, MSc, PhD||10,000-20,000|
|Pune University Dubai||Dubai||Indian||MBA, MSc, BBA, BCA, BBT, BE, BSc|
|Pune University RAK||Ras Al Khaimah||Indian||MBA, MSc, BBA, BCA, BBT, BE, BSc||20,000-25,000|
|Quaid i Azam University Dubai||Dubai||Pakistan|
|RAK College of Dental Sciences||Ras Al Khaimah||Indian||BDS||50,000|
|RAK Medical and Health Sciences University||Ras Al Khaimah||Indian||BDS, BPharm, BSc, MBBS, RN||15,000-65,000|
|Richford University Dubai||Dubai||online, US||MBA, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate degrees||22,000-44,000|
|Rochester Institute of Technology Dubai||Dubai||US||MBA, MEng, MSc||58,520-65,400|
|Russian University Dubai||Dubai||Russian||Bachelor, Master's degree||33,100-36,800|
|Shahid Beheshti University Dubai||Dubai||Iranian||BA, MA, PhD|
|Sikkim Manipal University RAK||Ras Al Khaimah||Indian||Executive MBA|
|Skyline University College||Sharjah||US||BBA, MBA||30,000-45,000|
|St Joseph University Dubai||Dubai||Arabic, Lebanese||LLB||55,200|
|Stafford University Dubai||Dubai||UK||Bachelor, Master, PhD, LLB, MBA|
|Strathclyde Abu Dhabi||Abu Dhabi||UK, Scotland||MBA, MSc||42,500-55,000|
|Strathclyde Dubai||Dubai||UK, Scotland||MBA, MSc||42,500-55,000|
|Synergy University Dubai||Dubai||Russian||BA, MA, MBA||18,250-47,500|
|Syracuse University Dubai||Dubai||US|
|SZABIST Dubai||Dubai||Pakistan||BBA, BIT, BS, MBA, MSc||18,150-24,200|
|Texila American University UAE||Sharjah||Indian, West Indies, US||MBBS, MD, MS|
|Troy University Sharjah||Sharjah|
|UAE University Al Ain||Al Ain||UAE||BA, BSc, MBA, MEd, MEM, MSc, DBA, PhD|
|UAE University Knowledge Village||Dubai|
|UAEU College of Business and Economics||Al Ain||MBA|
|University College of Mother and Family Sciences||Ajman||UAE||BA||25,000|
|University Hospital Sharjah||Sharjah|
|University of Atlanta Dubai||Dubai||US|
|University of Bolton RAK||Ras Al Khaimah||UK||BA, BEng, BSc, MA, MBA, MEng, MSc||12,000-36,000|
|University of Bradford Dubai||Dubai||UK||Executive MBA||40,000|
|University of Connecticut Dubai||Dubai||US|
|University of Dubai||Dubai||UAE, UK, US||BBA, LLM, MBA, MS, PhD|
|University of Jazeera||Dubai||Arabic/US||BBA, BSc||28,500-42,750|
|University of Karachi Dubai||Dubai||Pakistan|
|University of Maryland Dubai||Dubai||US|
|University of New Brunswick Dubai||Dubai||Canadian||BISc, MBA||25,000|
|University of Phoenix Dubai||Dubai||US||Bachelors, Masters, MBA|
|University of Seychelles AIM||Ras Al Khaimah||MD|
|University of Sharjah||Sharjah||BA, BSc, LLB, MA, MBA, MBBS, MSc||26,000-73,000|
|University of Southern Queensland Dubai||Dubai||Australian||BBA, BIT, BMC, MBA, MIT|
|University of Sunderland PGCE||Dubai||UK||PGCE||36,000-38,000|
|University of Waterloo Dubai||Dubai||Canadian||BE, BEng, CFA, PRM||72,000|
|University of Wollongong Dubai||Dubai||Australian||BBA, BCom, BIT, MBA, DBA, PhD||41,100-43,350|
|UNLV Dubai RAK||Ras Al Khaimah||US|
|Vanderbilt University Abu Dhabi||Abu Dhabi||US|
|Vinayaka Missions University RAK||Ras Al Khaimah||Indian|
|VIT University Dubai||Dubai||Indian|
|Willington University Dubai||Dubai||online, US||Bachelor, Master, Doctorate degrees||30,000-70,000|
|Zayed Diplomatic Academy||Abu Dhabi||UAE||Certificate, Masters||60,000-130,000|
|Zayed International College||Dubai||UAE||BSc||75,000|
|Zayed University Abu Dhabi||Abu Dhabi||UAE|
|Zayed University Academic City||Dubai||UAE||BA, BEd, BSc, MA, MSc, MEd, MBA|
|Zayed University Knowledge Village||Dubai||UAE|
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- Location column not printed to fit table in A4 portrait view. Tel area codes for each emirate: 02 Abu Dhabi, 04 Dubai, 06 Sharjah, Ajman, & UAQ, 07 RAK, 09 Fujairah & East Coast
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- University directory finder includes UAE universities that offer UAE, UK, US, Australian, Canadian, Indian, and other foreign curriculums. In most cases, English is the medium of instruction.
UAE universities and colleges CAA inspections
- Private universities and colleges in the UAE are inspected and accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA).
- *Until 2013, federal public government universities and colleges in the UAE had been exempt from CAA inspections?
New universities and colleges planned in the UAE
- Philippines University in Dubai - proposed rather than planned, by the United International Private School (a Philippines curriculum school).
- Vinayaka Missions University Ras Al Khaimah - offers Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) courses? Opening date not supplied.
New universities in Ajman
- City University College of Ajman (CUCA) - official opening announed February 2012. Offers a BBA degreee. Further details not supplied.
New universities and colleges in Dubai
- Jumeirah University Dubai - located in Al Quoz, Arab university following American curriculum with instruction in English. Open January 2012.
- Kidville University Dubai - not a normal university but part of a nursery kindergarten program operated by Kidville nursery UAE. Open June 2010?
- Synergy University Dubai Campus - Russian university branch in the UAE.
New universities and colleges in Sharjah
- Sharjah Islamic University (SIU) or Al Qasimia University (AQU) - announced 18 Apr 2013 (or 18 Sep 2012 if the same as the Islamic Virtual University).
New universities in Umm Al Quwain (UAQ)
- 23 Oct 2010 - Emirati Canadian University announced as under development (listed as the Emirates Canadian College by the UAE CAA).
- Umm Al Quwain University City? Unknown development, some references seen to a possible project.
Fake degree scams in Dubai and UAE
- A number of unversities and colleges based in the UAE will provide degrees upon payment of the fees but without requiring attendance or exam passes from enrolled students. Some of these institutes are allegedly accredited by the UAE MOHESR.
- Prospective students should investigate carefully the reputation of the institute at which they are enrolling to avoid becoming victims of a scam involving bogus or fake qualifications.
- Emirates Business 24-7 reported on the issue of fake MBAs in Dubai on 30 January 2011 but did not name any institutes.
- Professor Rajasekharan Pillai, Vice-Chancellor of the Indira Gandhi National Open University in India (IGNOU) was quoted as saying "There are many cases involving various universities. We are aware of the problem and strict measures are being put in place."
- Several institutes in the UAE offer IGNOU courses, possibly including:
- Not clear which, if any, of these institutes Prof Pillai was referring to in his comments - no names were reported.
- Price range for fake MBA degrees was reported as AED 10,000-20,000. Not clear if that was for only UAE institutes, or included institutes in India which also offer study-free degrees for a price. One source said a non-MBA graduate certificate from India cost him only AED 5,000.
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