Zayed University is a national and regional leader in educational innovation. Founded in 1998 and proudly bearing the name of the Founder of the Nation – the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, this flagship institution has met the President’s high expectations. Today, Zayed University has two modern campuses in Dubai and Abu Dhabi that welcome both national and international students.


To enable leaders capable of shaping the future, passionate about knowledge and innovation, keen on self-development and ready to anticipate future challenges as inspired by Sheikh Zayed’s timeless legacy.


Zayed University aims to reinvigorate the educational journey by fostering research and paving the way for a lifelong learning that exceeds expectations and meets the needs of society in order to achieve sustainable development.

University Values

Zayed University is committed to:

1. Professional Ethics

2. Leadership

3. Excellence

4. Collaboration

5. Innovation

6. Civic Responsibility

7. Respect for Diversity

8. Positive Educational Environment

Strategic Objectives

  • Prepare qualified graduates in an innovative and supportive educational environment who demonstrate academic excellence and leadership skills

  • Enhance the leadership role of the University in scientific research and development in ways that contribute to a knowledge-based economy

  • Demonstrate institutional and academic excellence through national and international accreditation programs

  • Ensure provision of all administrative services in compliance with quality, efficiency and transparency

  • Enhance the culture of innovation and creativity (within institutional environment)


Zayed University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000), more...