College of Law

The College of Law provides specialized, internationally competitive, advanced legal education.

The programs taught in the Arabic language, utilize innovative teaching and a forward-thinking approach at the forefront of legal education.

The best law college for students across all Emirates

The Vision

In the context of the world’s liberalization of the juridical professions and services, Law students should be provided with specialized, yet internationally competitive quality education and training.

The best choice for students across all Emirates

The Mission

The College of Law seeks to provide advanced legal education, using modern technology and comparative approaches to help boost students’ abilities for the legal job market.

Abu Dhabi University

About our College of Law

Professional Collaborations

We are the only law college of Law in the UAE to collaborate professionally with the Ministry of Justice. In addition, we have professional collaborations with the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, Public Prosecution Department and Dubai Attorneys & Consultants Association.

A Memorandum of Understanding with the UAE’s Ministry of Justice oversees a variety of collaborative activities. Our faculty write, administer and mark the entrance examination for their Judiciary Institute and the Ministry provides internship opportunities for our students.

Experiential Learning

You will have the opportunity to attend a regular series of workshops with industry experts covering contemporary topics such as criminal investigations, forensic medicine and women’s rights.

In order to further enhance your experience and provide a contemporary learning environment, we are in the process of introducing a range of initiatives including a Moot Court, a Centre for Legal Services and an Arbitration Training Centre.

We are further developing our program offering with the aim of becoming the leading legal education institution in the UAE. Brand new innovations coming soon include a PG Diploma in Comparative Law, run in collaboration with the Paris-Sorbonne Abu Dhabi. We are working on other international academic partnerships with Université Grenoble Alpes, France, Queen Mary University, London and Brunel University, UK, which will further strengthen our programs.

Flexible Timing

Our flexible program timings will ensure you find a schedule that works for you. Our postgraduate programs provide the option of six different admission points throughout the year. This gives you a flexibility unparalleled in any other institution in the region.

College of Law


Private Law includes the following specializations:
  • Islamic Law
  • Civil Law
  • Commercial Law (Commercial, Maritime & Air Law)
  • Civil Procedures Law
  • International Private Law
Public Law includes the following specializations:
  • Constitutional Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Penal Law
  • International Public Law
  • Financial Law (Economics, Public Finance, and Tax Legislations)
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