NYUAD’s liberal arts education teaches you to ask difficult questions, discover new ideas, and build practical skills to become an expert in your own field — whatever that may be.

Core courses address major global challenges, including the pursuit of equality, justice, peace, health, sustainability, and a rich understanding of humanity.

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Featured Research

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

A Unique Family Tree

Some popular North African dates are distinctly different and delicious. This might be why.

Campus Tour

See where we learn, work, live, and play.

NYUAD Explains

NYUAD Explains is a series of short, insightful videos about us and the world we live in. Topics are explained by NYU Abu Dhabi researchers.


Why you need a good night's sleep

It turns out taking a nap is just as good for your health as eating a salad.

Real facts about stars most people don't know

Stars are so pretty, right? Actually, stars are giant balls of hot gas moving at frightening speeds. Stargazing will never be the same.

Easy words to learn in Arabic

There's a reason it's easy to remember words like chocolate and pajamas.


NYUAD's First Luce Scholar

"I will be working with the Foundation on my placement in the coming months, but I hope to be working on technology education for women in Malaysia."

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