The American University in Dubai is a private, non-sectarian institution of higher learning founded in 1995. AUD’s enrolment averages around 2,500 students, with over 100 nationalities being represented in its student body. AUD offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates in Middle Eastern Studies and Professional Teaching.
The university's faculty possess appropriate academic credentials.
Furthermore, many are or have been notable practicing professionals. In terms of the faculty’s composition, North Americans have the highest representation of any national group.
AUD's multi-complex facility has been conceived with the objective of supporting the university's programmes (both academic and extra-curricular) to an American standard. The campus surroundings include Dubai Internet City and Dubai Media City.
The university community believes it has a special commitment to support every individual’s goals. To this end, the university places emphasis on the educational, professional, and personal growth of each student. AUD, as an international institution of higher education, encourages global understanding by providing an atmosphere of cultural diversity and opportunities for international education. Programs, policies and activities are evaluated periodically and changed, as necessary, to meet the needs of the student body and the institution.