NYUAD’s liberal arts education teaches you to ask difficult questions, discover new ideas, and build practical skills to become an expert in your own field — whatever that may be.

Core courses address major global challenges, including the pursuit of equality, justice, peace, health, sustainability, and a rich understanding of humanity.

Check the calendar for important dates and events happening in 2018-19.

Featured Research

Research at NYU Abu Dhabi deepens our understanding of the world and ourselves.

This is Us

Together, we are gaining better insight into human nature.

On Thin Ice

Our environment is changing, fast. How will climate change impact life on Earth? The answers lie in scientific research.

Campus Tour

See where we learn, work, live, and play.

Just Explore

Passion for science leads NYU Abu Dhabi senior to exciting opportunities in Shanghai and New York.

The Best of Both Worlds

Quinn Fang picked NYU because she could enjoy the comforts of home and the independence of studying away.


NYUAD's First Luce Scholar

"I will be working with the Foundation on my placement in the coming months, but I hope to be working on technology education for women in Malaysia."

Upcoming Events

NYU Abu Dhabi offers a lively forum for the exchange of ideas with local audiences as well as worldwide academic and research communities.

Eating Animals

Film Screening
April 3, 2019

NYUAD Campus, Conference Center

How much do people know about the food that's on their plates? Eating Animals is an urgent, eye-opening look at the environmental, economic, and public health consequences of factory farming.


April 13, 2019

The Red Theater, The Arts Center

This year’s theme, “In Plain Sight” focuses on ideas or concepts that become hidden in plain sight due to either our constant exposure to them or lack of noticeable alternatives. 

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