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.

Troubled Waters

Rapid human-caused change to the environment is jeopardizing the survival of one of our planet’s keystone species.

Raised Religious

How does Islam impact the world’s youth in their lives outside the mosque?

Science in Fiction

A biologist-filmmaker with one eye looking through a camera and another looking down a microscope.

Africa: Generation Next

“If we think about the major problems we as a human race will face in the near future, finding ways to support the rapidly growing African population is critical.”

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 Major to Connect Two Worlds

NYU Abu Dhabi’s latest major looks to educate students to be as comfortable handling cells as they are coding a circuit.

True Grit

Research on the human condition explains how attributes like grit play a part in overcoming challenges.

Student Awards 2020

Here's a recap of the awards and scholarships granted to our students and alumni for the 2019-2020 academic year.

It's in the Little Things

Undergraduate student research work and published paper talk about the importance of miniaturized medical devices.

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.

Orbiting Close to a Star: Investigating Star-Planet Interactions

October 20, 2020

In collaboration with the UAE Space Agency, the Center for Space Science at NYUAD, has organized a virtual seminar series focused on the theme of Space Weather and its interaction with Solar System planets — in particular, Earth and Mars. 

Rooftop Rhythms

October 23, 2020

Join leading and up-and-coming spoken word artists, poets, and musicians presenting original material.

Let's Connect