Choose NYU Abu Dhabi

NYU Abu Dhabi draws students from around the world to create a uniquely diverse, dynamic, and globally engaged community.

Campus Tour

NYU Abu Dhabi students are global leaders and great tour guides. See where they learn and live.


Few places are better to experiment than NYUAD. The risks I took allowed me to find the right path that led me to where I am today.

Nghiem Q. Huynh, economics alumni, now attending Yale University

Student Experiences

Why did you choose NYU Abu Dhabi? We asked, students answered.

Daniel's Story

"With students from over 100 countries, NYUAD seemed like the obvious place to be."


NYU Abu Dhabi offers an exceptional education to meet the pressing challenges of today’s world.

Majors and Minors

Students can choose from 24 majors as well as courses in the Core Curriculum, multidisciplinary minors, electives in other fields, and pre-professional courses.

Graduate Programs

NYU Abu Dhabi offers Global PhD fellowships in science and engineering.

Let’s Meet

Join us at an event on campus or find an outreach officer near your home country.

Attend an Event

We host on-campus information sessions and workshops for prospective students throughout the year.

Get in Touch

We have global outreach officers all over the world ready to assist you.


I cannot imagine a place I could have better developed as a student. Being surrounded by the  brightest and creative minds of my generation continues to inspire me everyday. It taught me that nothing is impossible.

H.E. Shamma Sohail Al Mazrui, economics alumni, now the UAE Minister of State for Youth

The small class sizes and high engagement at NYUAD really gave me a good educational foundation. The focus on independent learning, research, and projects prepared me for the situation I'm in now, where I have a lot of freedom to work independently.

Ling Zhang, computer science alumni, now working as a software engineer

My research experiences at NYUAD led to publications in reputable journals, which ultimately helped me secure a spot with a fellowship in one of the world's top chemistry programs.