Signs You're Truly at Home in Abu Dhabi

Site of NYUAD Campus Announced

Press Release

In keeping with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to provide accessible world class education in the UAE, the Abu Dhabi Government today announced details of its partnership with New York University (NYU) to create NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), the first comprehensive liberal arts campus established abroad by a major US research university.

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About NYU Abu Dhabi

NYU Abu Dhabi is the first comprehensive liberal arts and science campus in the Middle East to be operated abroad by a major American research university. NYU Abu Dhabi has integrated a highly-selective liberal arts, engineering and science curriculum with a world center for advanced research and scholarship enabling its students to succeed in an increasingly interdependent world and advance cooperation and progress on humanity’s shared challenges. NYU Abu Dhabi’s high-achieving students have come from 120 nations and speak over 120 languages. Together, NYU's campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai form the backbone of a unique global university, giving faculty and students opportunities to experience varied learning environments and immersion in other cultures at one or more of the numerous study-abroad sites NYU maintains on six continents.