NYU Abu Dhabi Celebrates 10 Years

An exciting series of events and activations celebrating our first decade and
charting our course for the future

September, 2021

The public event will include a range of talks with distinguished guest speakers in conversation with University leadership, faculty, students, and alumni, as well as a feature film premiere on the story of the institution, the launch of an impact report on the University’s contributions over the past 10  years, and an oral history book recounting the  origins of NYU Abu Dhabi.

NYU Abu Dhabi is marking a milestone anniversary — 10 years of excellence in higher education, innovative research, and community enrichment in Abu Dhabi, our home. We will honor our University's many accomplishments over the last decade, and set the stage for the next great chapter.
10 Years of Innovation
10 Years of Community

Here, culture, contribution, and cooperation are as important as classroom. In our first 10 years, we’ve developed programs that empower youth, protect our beaches and local wildlife, and benefit the broader community.

10 Years of Growth

Here, we’ve developed into a globally recognized institution, attracting the very best students, faculty, and staff from around the world.

10 Years of Memories

10 Alumni

Our Alumni reflect on their time at NYUAD.

NYUAD Memory Project

Capturing our community members’ memorable stories as well as significant moments in NYUAD’s history. 

Experience NYU Abu Dhabi

Here, we have built a cultural destination for our neighbors in Abu Dhabi to be inspired, curious, and moved. Live performances, art exhibitions, and lectures by global thinkers are yours to be discovered.

CinemaNA — Three Palestinian Short Films

April 19, 2021

Screening of three short films, each centering on the theme of being stuck. Followed by a Q&A with Palestinian directors: Tarzan and Arab Nasser, Wisam Al Jafari, and Mahdi Fleifel.