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The American University in Dubai (AUD) is a private, non-sectarian institution of higher learning in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, founded in 1995. AUD is accredited regionally as a separate unit by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. AUD serves UAE nationals and international students from all over the world and offers them an American-style education.
The University has both US and UAE accreditation for all of its programs. AUD is the only university outside the United States and Latin America to be directly accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, although it is not the only US-accredited university in the Persian Gulf region (others are accredited by the U.S. Middle States Commission on Higher Education).
The evolution of the American University in Dubai began as a fact-finding mission in 1991 and signified the beginning of what was to grow to become one of the region’s most respected institutions for higher education.
AUD is renowned for its vibrant atmosphere and buzzing campus life. Whether it’s sports, extracurricular activities, societies or student leadership initiatives, emerging yourself in student life on and off campus is vital for all-round development and can be rewarding and enriching experience. It is our aim to entertain, challenge and feed you with new, exciting experiences, while you explore the depth of Dubai and the wider U.A.E
Located in the heart of Dubai’s creative hub, the AUD campus is a prominent feature in the sprawling business neighborhood of Dubai Media City. By exploring our culturally diverse campus you will get a taste for AUD’s true American ethos; an American student experience combined with the lively buzz of campus life in Dubai.
The Program is designed to ensure excellence in multiple technical areas within the broad field of civil engineering, while emphasizing the role of general education, ethical and social responsibility, and life-long learning in the personal and professional growth of future civil engineers. Throughout our programs, emphasis is placed on the application of fundamental principles of civil engineering and the utilization of the latest software and tools within a robust curriculum.
From traditional mechanical engineering to cutting edge computer-enabled systems, students benefit from on-going field experience and an interdisciplinary capstone design project which integrates their technical knowledge, communication skills, and professional education to solve real engineering problems. Our aim is to fully prepare our graduates for careers in the mechanical engineering and for further studies at the postgraduate level.
The Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) degree at AUD is an accredited five-year program, taught by a faculty whose combination of academic qualifications and experience clearly delivers on the promise of producing highly skilled, employable and world-class architectural graduates. The program is complemented with extensive Accreditation & Associations that position it on the global landscape. Beyond rigorous on-hand experience, students have access to the Career Development Information as a dedicated resource to facilitate their professional careers and pursuits.
The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (B.A.I.S.) degree empowers students to critically evaluate international affairs from an interdisciplinary perspective while preparing them for professional careers or further graduate study. BAIS students learn to engage the world around them through a challenging course of study that blends history, political science, anthropology, and sociology. They specialize in International Relations, International Development, or Middle Eastern Studies. BAIS Graduates are found in government service, international organizations, the private sector, and graduate schools in Europe and North America. This degree is particularly designed for students with a passion to solve complex social, economic, political and environmental problems and create positive change in their communities and the world. At AUD we capitalize on Dubai