Find out how we are prioritizing our academic and research mission for the spring 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. 

Application deadline is January 15, 2021. Learn more about our master's programs.

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.

Exciting Research in 2021

Several projects in almost every academic field promise a bright beginning to NYUAD’s research enterprise as faculty look ahead.

Attend a Virtual Event

Attend a virtual event to stay socially connected and engaged while maintaining physical distance.

Can We Predict Virus Emergence?

January 18, 2021

Predicting novel emerging viruses that could cause a pandemic is the ultimate challenge. Even at an epidemic scale, predicting new virus strains—such as influenza and now SARS-CoV-2—is of great public health relevance. 

The End of the Western Model

January 20, 2021

Brexit and the election of Donald Trump to the pandemic, have terminated the role that the United States and its Western allies assumed after 1945 as political teachers and role models to the rest of the world. 

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