Your Future Begins Here


We possess the strongest record among engineering schools in the region in terms of graduating student placement in academia and in the industry. With local and international accreditations in place, and through a broad education grounded in cultural diversity and technical excellence, our graduates continue to be highly sought at both the regional and global levels.

Enriching Environment


Our clubs provide a welcoming atmosphere, activities, seminars, competitions, exhibitions, workshops, field trips and friends centered within specific interest or major areas. They serve as professional organizations that address the special needs and interests of students in specific areas of study. They encourage members to explore their interests and talents.

Student Corner

I moved from Italy to attend The American University in Dubai and pursue a degree in Civil Engineering. It was difficult for me to leave behind my friends, family and the surroundings in which I felt safe and comfortable.

What I expected to find in Dubai was the perfect environment for a university student majoring in civil engineering. Read more

Four years seems to be a long time. I remember my days as freshman when I looked at the future four years to be the longest and the hardest ones. I wasn't fully wrong! Four years have indeed been hard but surely not long. Time just flew by. Not because I wasted it, just because I considered it precious and made most out of it. Read more

Four years have passed. These years might not have a big effect on a person's life. However, at AUD, they mirrored tons of changes in me. I felt these changes not only through my own experience, but also through the people around me. When I look back at my journey at AUD, it seems like I just started yesterday. Read more

The American University in Dubai is a marvelous place to study at and spend time with students who come from 80 different countries from all over the world. Since I joined AUD, I knew that it would be the best place to prepare me for my career, by providing me not only with the knowledge and skills needed, but also by helping me to better understand and be aware of the different cultures around me and sharpen my social skills. Read more














The Admissions Department consists of a professional team that assists prospective students gain accessibility to opportunities in higher education. AUD admits to its degree programs students who possess appropriate credentials and the demonstrated capacity and potential to successfully complete the educational programs provided by the university.

Application Deadline

Fall semester
Submission of early applications beginning March/April
Submission of late applications through July/August

Spring semester
Submission of early applications beginning October/November
Submission of late applications through December/January

Summer I & Summer II
Open Admissions



International Study Abroad Experience


Our students enjoy international and study abroad opportunities through mutual exchange agreement with top universities such as Georgia Tech and Missouri S&T.





Through special scholarships, academic support and early preparation programs, we enhance the educational experience and success of students from groups traditionally underrepresented in engineering, including women and minorities. We also offer many merit-based scholarships that enhance the affordability of a superb engineering education.


Undergraduate Scholarships








Graduate Scholarships



Industry Experience


We connect our students through our extensive partnerships and relations with industry, alumni and government to provide them with unique hands-on experiences via internships and our field experience programs. These unique programs, in collaboration with local and regional industry sponsors, exposes our students to the latest trends and technologies and prepares them for successful careers even before they graduate. These experiences immerse you in the workplace and allow companies to assess your fit as a potential employee.

Resources For Students


Financial Affairs
Logistics & Services


Student Services