Safety in Abu Dhabi

Downtown Abu Dhabi

The UAE is considered one of the safest cities in the world, with extremely low violent crime rates. However, incidents of property crime do occur, and appropriate alertness and measures should be taken.

Safety on Campus

NYU Abu Dhabi campus

The NYU Abu Dhabi Department of Public Safety is committed to preserving a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors.
Our team of highly trained and experienced security professionals support the University in a diligent and professional manner to mitigate risk and provide immediate response to emergencies.

The Public Safety team maintains a visible presence across the campus through the deployment of uniformed security guards. The department also utilizes state-of-the-art technology to maximize the capabilities and effectiveness security personnel.

Campus Security Reports

Campus Security Reports for the eleven Global Academic Centers are available on our 2016 Annual Campus Security Reports.

Emergency Notification System

The team has implemented an emergency notification system utilizing text messaging and email to alert all students, faculty, and staff of developing incidents that may impact campus operations. Senior members of the Public Safety leadership team also reside on or near campus, to ensure immediate availability and rapid 24/7 emergency response.

Strong Partnership with Law Enforcement Agencies and Local Embassies

The Public Safety team maintains strong and enduring partnerships with Abu Dhabi law enforcement agencies and local embassies to ensure timely and effective engagement of external resources and support.