The disciplines offer a basis for rigorous study, but significant knowledge is also gained from the intersections of disciplines, and problem solving requires students to harness a wide range of methods and bodies of knowledge. NYU Abu Dhabi’s multidisciplinary programs are one of the ways the curriculum supports work across disciplines and engages students to think about complex subjects from multiple perspectives.  These programs include a major in Arab Crossroads Studies and concentrations in all five areas.

The multidisciplinary programs have both global dimensions and special relevance in Abu Dhabi. The Emirate’s location and major initiatives in the realm of the environment, technology, and urbanization afford students unusual opportunities for research, field work, and first-hand experiences.

Exceptional Faculty

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With a low student-to-faculty ratio, NYUAD students work side by side with prominent cancer researchers and molecular biologists; influential authors, mathematicians, business leaders, educators, and legal scholars; and renowned animators, filmmakers, and musicians.

An Iconic Campus

A model of the Saadiyat Island Campus can be seen at Manarat Al Saadiyat.

Scheduled to open in 2014, the NYUAD campus on Saadiyat Island will include state-of-the-art classroom, library, and information technology facilities; laboratories; academic buildings; faculty housing; outstanding student residences; athletic facilities; and performance centers.

NYU Abu Dhabi Bulletin 2014-15

From degree requirements and course listings to study-away programs and student affairs, you'll find everything you need to know about NYUAD in this downloadable PDF.

Please note that this pdf was last edited on
September 9, 2014, this subsequent to the printed edition.