The NYUAD Institute is a center of advanced research, scholarly and creative activity, and public workshops. Institute programs facilitate discussion between academics, students, professionals, and leaders from the UAE and from around the world. The Institute operates through two closely integrated areas: Programs and Research.


The Institute sponsors and coordinates major research conferences, workshops, lectures, film series, exhibitions, and performances in Abu Dhabi and New York.


Institute research takes place in 12 centers and labs that address questions of global significance. From the humanities to the hard sciences, they span the disciplines.

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Programs and Events

Abu Dhabi
+971 2-628-5242

New York