Find out how we are prioritizing our academic and research mission for the fall semester, and how we are keeping our community safe, informed, and engaged.

Faculty and researchers are initiating projects aimed at contributing to the global response to COVID-19 and better understanding the impact it has on our world. 

Early Decision application is November 1. Check our entry requirements and apply now.

Featured Research

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

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.

On the Quest for the Unknown

Marta Losada was part of a legendary research team that made one of the most exciting and impactful discoveries of our time. Now she brings decades of experience to NYU Abu Dhabi.

Celebrating 10 Years

NYU Abu Dhabi is marking a milestone anniversary — 10 years of excellence in higher education, innovative research, and community enrichment. This year, we will honor our University's many accomplishments, and set the stage for the next great chapter.

Our Stories

Hear how our students, faculty, and staff are staying connected and navigating the new normal.

A New COVID-19 Testing Method

An improved testing method in development at NYU Abu Dhabi could help better understand and curb the spread of COVID-19.

Upcoming Events

NYU Abu Dhabi continues to put together a range of virtual experiences past and present, to continue the exchange of ideas with national and international communities.

History of the Emirates

October 30, 2020

A fascinating 3-part series reveals how new archaeological discoveries are only now revealing the true extent of  the UAE's ancient wonders and its 125,000-year heritage.

CinemaNA - Sofia

November 1, 2020

Sofia, 20, lives with her parents in Casablanca. Following a denial of pregnancy, she finds herself illegally giving birth to a baby out of wedlock. Live Q&A with the director to follow after.

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