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United Arab Emirates University

United Arab Emirates University Sheik Khalifa Bin Zayed Street Al Ain,
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United Arab Emirates

Undergraduate Overview

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) has been educating and preparing future leaders since being founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. UAEU offers a wide range of accredited, high-quality undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; Information Technology; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE. UAEU offers more than 50 undergraduate programs and 28 minors that have been developed in partnership with employers and major stakeholders. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence. 

College of Business and Economics

Bachelor Degrees:

·      Accounting

·      Business Administration

·      Management Information Systems

·      Economics

·      Finance and Banking

·      Statistics


College of Education

Bachelor Degrees:

·      Elementary Education

·      Early Childhood Education

·      Art Education

·      Preparatory and Secondary Education

·      Health and Physical Education

·      Special Education

College of Engineering

Bachelor Degrees:

·      Architectural Engineering

·      Chemical Engineering

·      Petroleum Engineering

·      Civil Engineering

·      Communication Engineering

·      Electrical Engineering

·      Mechanical Engineering


·      Minor in Mechatronics Engineering

·      Minor in Aerospace Engineering


College of Food and Agriculture

Bachelor Degrees:

·      Agribusiness

·      Horticulture

·      Marine Fisheries and Animal Science

·      Food Science

·      Dietetics

·      Nutritional Science

·      Veterinary Medicine


College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Bachelor Degrees:

·      Arabic Language and Literature

·      English Literature

·      Geography

·      Tourism Studies

·      History

·      Linguistics

·      Mass Communication

·      Political Science

·      Psychology

·      Social Work

·      Sociology

·      Translation Studies



·      Minor in Writing (Interdisciplinary in Arabic)

·      Minor in Women and Culture (Arabic)

·      Minor in Creative and Professional Writing in English

·      Minor in English Language and Literacy

·      Minor in Fine Arts

·      Minor in Film Studies

·      Minor in Drama

·      Minor in Geoinformatics

·      Minor in Cultural Resource Management

·      Minor in Tourism

·      Minor in Aphasia

·      Minor in Computational Linguistics

·      Minor in Educational Linguistics

·      Minor in Natural Language Processing

·      Minor in Television Studies

·      Minor in Journalism

·      Minor in Leadership and Communication

·      Minor in Citizenship

·      Minor in Cognitive Science

·      Minor in Political Science

·      Minor in Family Studies

·      Minor in Korean Language

·      Minor in Business Translation

·      Minor in French Language

·      Minor in German Language


College of Information Technology

Bachelor Degrees:

·      Information Technology

·      Information Security

·      Computer Engineering

·      Computer Science

·      Artificial Intelligence


College of Law

Bachelor Degrees:

·      Bachelor of Law


College of Medicine and Health Sciences

Bachelor Degrees:

·      Doctor of Medicine


College of Science

Bachelor Degrees:

·         Biology

·         Biochemistry

·         Chemistry

·         Geology

·         Mathematics

·         Physics


University Highlights

United Arab Emirates University is one of the top Public universities in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. It is ranked #284 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

Total students - 7,121


International students - 1,238


Total faculty staff - 846


Total students - 7,121


International students - 1,238


Total faculty staff - 846

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