United Arab Emirates University

name = United Arab Emirates University

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established = 1976
type = Public
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president = Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan
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undergrad = 15,000
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city = Al-Ain
country = United Arab Emirates
campus = Urban
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website = http://www.uaeu.ac.ae/

United Arab Emirates University (in Arabic:جامعة الإمارات العربية المتحدة) was established in 1976, and is the oldest of the three government-sponsored institutions of higher learning in the United Arab Emirates compared to the Higher Colleges of Technology and Zayed University. The university is located in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.


The university is located in the city of Al-Ain, an oasis town in the Abu Dhabi emirate approximately 140 km east of the capital city.

Mission Statement:

United Arab Emirates University is the premier national university whose mission is to meet the educational and cultural needs of the UAE society by providing programs and services of the highest quality. It contributes to the expansion of knowledge by conducting quality research and by developing and applying modern information technology. It plays a significant role in leading cultural, social and economic development in the country.


The university comprises the following colleges:
*College of Humanities and Social Sciences
*College of Science
*College of Education
*College of Business and Economics
*College of Shari'ah and Law
*College of Food and Agriculture
*College of Engineering
*College of Medicine and Health Science
*College of Information Technology
*University General Requirements Unit


United Arab Emirates University is also engaged in numerous research and development projects. In 2003, the University has signed a scientific cooperation with University of California at Davis to enhance its role to drive the research and development sector in the United Arab Emirates. [http://vric.ucdavis.edu/scrp/1st-annual-report/2-Blumwald%20Dec%202003.pdf |UC Davis-Annual Report] .

External links

* [http://www.uaeu.ac.ae/ United Arab Emirates University]


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