NYU Abu Dhabi students bring an astounding range of interests and skills to a richly diverse and exciting undergraduate experience. NYUAD's faculty are great teachers and distinguished scholars, eager to involve undergraduates in their research. NYUAD alumni go on to pursue a range of academic, professional, and creative endeavours and make remarkable contributions to the world around them.

Alumni Stories

Cristóbal Martínez (Class of 2015)
Cristóbal Martínez composes for film, theater, and TV.

Making Music Full-time

Original works by Cristóbal Martínez, Class of 2015, have been played in New York, Italy, Mexico, Abu Dhabi, and Sri Lanka.

Resident Expert

John O'Brien - Islam in Global Perspective
John O'Brien wrote a book about what it's like to grow up Muslim in America.

Growing Up Muslim in America
Sociologist John O'Brien spent three and a half years conducting ethnographic fieldwork with a group of young Muslim friends who grew up together in post-9/11 America.


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Abu Dhabi Office

Kate Chandler, Director of Public Affairs and Communications

Farah Shamma, Public Affairs and Communications Manager

New York University Abu Dhabi
PO Box 129188
Saadiyat Island
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Email: nyuad.public.affairs@nyu.edu
Tel: (+971) 2-628-4000