Environmental champion Her Excellency Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak spoke at the University’s 10th Commencement ceremony.

Relive NYU Abu Dhabi Class of 2023 Commencement. 

NYU Abu Dhabi Class of 2023 students share their journeys from the past four years. 



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

NYU Abu Dhabi Commencement 2023 Highlights

Watch highlights from NYUAD's Tenth Commencement, held May 24, 2023.
Congratulations to the graduates!

Faculty Highlights

NYU Abu Dhabi faculty are researchers, scholars, and artists of extraordinary distinction within and beyond their disciplines.

Laila Soliman, Visiting Associate Arts Professor of Theater, Artist in Residence

Laila Solimna's work stems from an interest in the state of flux in the contemporary socio-political climate and its influence on individuals, relationships, and power structures. It relies on collective memories and personal histories as ways of bridging the gap between the official versions of events and intimate, individual experiences.

Arjun Narayanan, Assistant Professor of Physics

Arjun Narayanan is a condensed matter physicist who studies the physical chemistry of living matter. More recently, Arjun has applied methods and concepts from condensed matter physics to understand the unconventional physical chemistry of living cells and tissues.


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. See all upcoming events.

Monty Python’s Spamalot

May 31 - June 3, 2023

Monty Python’s retelling of the classic tale of King Arthur and his Knights of Camelot through music and dance.

the only constant

Through June 4, 2023

In this exhibition, artists confront our contemporary landscape, with a focus on the moment where humans change landscape, and landscape changes humans, moving from images related to paradise, and progressing to ideas of development and technological aspiration.

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