NYU Abu Dhabi offers a lively forum for the exchange of ideas with local audiences as well as worldwide academic and research communities. The NYUAD Institute, Arts Center, and Art Gallery contribute to the great variety of events at NYUAD, including academic conferences, lectures, performances, and exhibitions from distinguished scholarly guests and professional artists from around the world.

View upcoming events listed below or get the list of upcoming NYUAD Institute events. If you weren't able to attend an event or want to get an idea of what's in store for this year, see past public events.

  1. Hekayah the Story

    7:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  2. Startup Series – Managing Your Burnrate

    Part of "Startup Series 2016"

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  3. The Story of Reason in Islam

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  4. GIQ - The Future of Health Debate

    Part of "The World’s Fair 2020 Debate Series"

    7:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  5. Salam Neighbor

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  6. Startup Finance (Due Diligence)

    Tammer Qaddummi

    Part of "startAD Digital and Business Literacy Program"

    10:00am Open to the Public Read More
  7. CELLONATION 2016

    8:00-10:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  8. Library of Arabic Literature

    By Invitation Read More
  9. Tech Tuesdays – AI (Artificial Intelligence) and VR (Virtual Reality)

    Part of "startAD Tech Tuesdays"

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  10. Honoring The Prophet Mohammed

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  11. Issues in Translation: The Library of Arabic Literature

    5:30-7:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  12. Advances in Mechanism Design

    By Invitation Read More
  13. Marriage, Family, Religion and Culture

    By Invitation Only Read More
  14. South of Everything: A Workshop on Global Legal Education

    By Invitation Read More
  15. Winter Institute in Statistical Genetics Abu Dhabi 2017

    Closed to the Public Read More
  16. Bang on a Can All-Stars

    8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  17. Genomics & Systems Biology VII

    9:00am - 5:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  18. Steel Hammer

    2:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  19. Steel Hammer

    8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  20. NYU Social Media & Political Participation Conference (SMaPP)

    By Invitation Only Read More
  21. Aziz Sahmaoui & University of Gnawa and Noura Mint Seymali

    7:30pm Open to the Public Read More
  22. DakhaBrakha and Dengue Fever

    7:30pm Open to the Public Read More
  23. Trisha Brown: In Plain Site

    11:00am Open to the Public Read More
  24. Trisha Brown: In Plain Site

    4:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  25. Imagine Science Abu Dhabi

    Open to the Public Read More
  26. An Iliad

    8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  27. Radhe Radhe: Rites of Holi

    Prashant Bhargava, Vijay Iyer & Tirtha 8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  28. Noche Flamenca’s Antigona

    Soledad Barrio 8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  29. Nufonia Must Fall

    DJ Kid Koala 8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  30. Nufonia Must Fall

    DJ Kid Koala 4:00pm Open to the Public Read More