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.


I can’t imagine another university in the world where I would have the opportunity to study with students and professors from such a diverse array of backgrounds — all of whom serve as a perennial source of inspiration and new thinking.

Alexander Wang, Social Research and Public Policy

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 23 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.


This is a place where more than 100 nationalities peacefully coexist. For me, it shows that the world can be a better place.

Hamel Al Qubaisi, Rhodes Scholar

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, UAE Minister of State for Youth