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. 


Learn more about life and academics at NYU Abu Dhabi.

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.

"Home can be anywhere."

Assistant Professor of Computer Science Azza Abouzied explains why she has a special emotional connection to the United Arab Emirates.

When Major Dreams Do Come True

From creating his own bioengineering curriculum to being able to declare it as a major, Mariano Alberto Utrera was steadfast in his pursuit. 

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.

Hekayah | The Story

Performance
November 25, 2020
7pm

Commemorate UAE National Day with a beautiful evening asThe Arts Center’s 6th annual multiple-artist celebration of heritage draws from the diverse communities of the UAE to share original poetry, prose, and song.

Virtual Ride for Zayed

Event
December 1-6, 2020

We are inviting cyclists from anywhere in the world to register for the third edition of Ride for Zayed. 

CinemaNA — You Will Die at Twenty

Screening
December 7, 2020
7:30pm

When Muzamil was born, a prophecy by the holy man of the village predicts that he will die when he is 20 years old.

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