As we all return to campus in fall 2021, we keep in mind our touchstones of health and safety, academic and research continuity, and community.

A global crisis requires a global response. The NYUAD community is addressing the challenges COVID-19 has placed on the world. 

The Common App is now open for fall 2022 undergraduate applications.


Featured Research

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

Bird Watchers

Why do falcons capture the imagination of scientists and artists alike?

What's on Your Plate?

Research is unveiling the hidden origins of the ingredients in this classic Arabian Gulf dish.

The Way We Were

Ancient receipts, boats made of reed, and old photos long forgotten serve as wayfinders for researchers challenging the historical narrative of the Middle East.

Celebrating UAE's Year of The Fiftieth

NYU Abu Dhabi student Maha Mohamed and Vice Chancellor Mariët Westermann kick off NYUAD's celebration of UAE's 50th anniversary.

Our Stories

From students, faculty, and staff, these are stories of our dynamic and diverse community.

College Application Tips

Applying to study at NYU Abu Dhabi? Our admissions team shares some tips on acing your application.

Student Champion for Expo 2020

Maryam Alshehhi was only 13 when Dubai won the bid to host Expo 2020. Now as a NYUAD student champion, she finally understood the importance of that win.

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.


November 15, 2021 - February 5, 2022

Modernisms: Iranian, Turkish, and Indian Highlights from NYU’s Abby Weed Grey Collection highlights important pieces by renowned artists such as Parviz Tanavoli, Fahrelnissa Zeid, and M.F. Husain, as well as works from their peers in this period around the 1960s. 

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