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. The Politics of Islamic Militancy

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  2. The Falcon Genome Project: Diversity, Population Structure and Local Adaptation

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  3. What Might It Mean for Security to Be Sustainable?

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  4. Innovation and Aviation in the UAE

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  5. Tajdeed: Bringing Contemporary Arabic Stories to America

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  6. The 1st NYU Biomedical and Biosystems Conference

    9:00am - 5:00pm By Invitation Read More
  7. Are Animal Rights Islamic?

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  8. Digital Humanities Abu Dhabi

    9:00am - 5:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  9. What on Earth is a Citizen of the World?

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  10. The X-transients: Extreme Phenomena in the High Energy Universe

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  11. The 2017 Annual NYUAD International Hackathon for Social Good in the Arab World

    By Invitation Read More
  12. Building Apps for Social Good in the Arab World

    5:30-7:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  13. Expressive Communication Technologies for People with ALS

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  14. 6:00-7:30pm Open to the Public Read More
  15. Histories of Imagining Urban Futures in Central Africa

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More