The City of knowledge


The UAE government’s drive to become a leading knowledge economy starts at the core of providing quality education and by nurturing talent. As a result, Dubai’s entrepreneurial spirit is felt from the moment you set feet on the ground.

A future-forward city with a reputation for pioneering innovation, Dubai is home to a multicultural community of innovators, entrepreneurs and visionary game changers - a place where aspirations become reality. Choose to study in Dubai and you’ll not only gain a world-class education but be an active player in shaping the future, whatever your chosen field or interest

Here are some of the initiatives and advantages Dubai has on offer for you to enjoy:

  • Over 60 world-class local and international university campuses
  • Location of choice for cutting-edge R&D organisations
  • Home to innovation accelerators including Dubai Future Foundation and Astrolabs, part of the Google for Entrepreneurs partner network.
  • Safe, friendly, inclusive and multicultural & Region's most liveable city (2019 Mercer Quality of Living survey)
  • Connects the world with over 100 airlines serving 240 destinations
  • State-of-the-art metro, tram and taxi system
  • Year-round packed calendar of sporting, entertainment and knowledge events
  • Citywide student discounts on food, fun and more
  • Free student part-time work permits and huge choice of internship opportunities
  • Student visa-friendly
  • Dynamic job market and world leader in employment growth (Dubai Competitiveness Report 2018)
  • Career hotspot with 100,000+ newly created Expo 2020 jobs
  • Regional base for many of world's top Fortune 500 and 2000 companies
  • Home to 200+ nationalities
  • Supportive, inclusive and progressive community with a Ministry of Tolerance, Ministry of Possibilities and Dubai Happiness Agenda