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Your Virtual Open Day

This page is your one-stop shop to finding out the important things you need to know about life as a student in Abu Dhabi University (ADU). Explore the 44+ undergraduate and postgraduate programs on offer, learn about admissions and academic requirements, discover accommodation options, and find out more about the vibrant university community that awaits you.

Selecting a place to study is one of the most important decisions you will make in your life so we want to make sure that you have easy access to all the information and advice you need.


Abu Dhabi University regularly holds events where prospective students can visit our campuses. This gives you the chance to meet with the recruitment team, take a tour of the campus including both academic and social facilities, talk to current students, get information on our wide selection of programs, and generally get a real sense of what it will be like to join the ADU community.


Usually held at local hotels, our external information sessions present you with the opportunity to meet our faculty and recruitment team one-to-one and discuss your program options. With their wealth of experience and academic knowledge, the faculty will be able to provide you with advice on the best program for you based on your interests, academic abilities, and career aspirations. Our recruitment team will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about all aspects of becoming a student at ADU.


Reasons to Choose ADU?

There are so many things that make ADU the right choice for you. Click on the links below to find out more but here are a few of the highlights:

  • QS World University Rankings ranks us in the top 2.8% of universities globally
  • A degree from ADU will be respected around the world. Our international accreditations include WASC, AACSB, EQUIS, ABET and RIBA. All our programs are also accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education
  • Our programs are continuously updated ensuring that 90% of our graduates secure career positions within one year of graduation
  • ADU offers one of the largest Scholarships and Financial Aid programs. Since its inception, ADU has contributed over AED 151 million in scholarships and financial aid to 8,643 students
  • Over 80 nationalities are represented in ADU, ensuring you a truly global education experience
  • The United Arab Emirates is an amazing place to live, study, and work – and we have campuses in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Dubai, as well as our Al Dhafra Center

Living in the United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a country of contrasts. Whether you want to get back to nature in the desert or by the sea, dine out in luxurious hotels, sample an array of international cuisines on a budget, shop in some of the world’s largest malls, attend international sporting and entertainment events, sight-see at famous tourist attractions including the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Louvre Abu Dhabi, and the Burj Khalifa, the UAE has something for everyone. The UAE is also the first country in the world to take happiness seriously. From appointing a Minister of Happiness, to hosting happiness summits, the UAE government is determined to create the right conditions for its residents to be happy.

Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE and home to our largest campus, is a cosmopolitan, high-rise city offering a wide array of activities from sightseeing to desert adventures. By contrast, Al Ain, one of the world's oldest permanently inhabited settlements and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is known as the Garden City due to its greenery. Dubai, home to our newest campus, is on track to become one of the world’s leading socio‐economic forces and a pivotal hub in the global economy. Al Dhafra Region is where the desert meets the sea and is home to the world's largest uninterrupted sand mass with the biggest dunes this side of the Sahara.

Campus Tour

Take a virtual tour of our campuses with these 360° images to see our cutting-edge facilities and dynamic community for yourself.

Life at ADU

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If you would like to know what life’s like at Abu Dhabi University from a student’s perspective, you can chat with one of our students to hear about their experiences first hand.

Additional information, brochures and forms can be emailed to you upon request.

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Information events

We hold frequent informational events for parents and prospective students.

View our calendar of events here.