Zayed University

Zayed University

About University

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.


Zayed University will be the leading university in the United Arab Emirates and recognized globally for its participation in educational and cultural achievements and enrichment of economic and social development.


Zayed University will prepare qualified graduates who are able to contribute to building the nation through offering specializations and programs of study which match international standards and by providing an excellent learning environment to strengthen the role of the university as a leader in the progress of scientific research and community service.

University Values

A collaborative Educational community where students, faculty and staff  work together in pursuit of research and knowledge.

Attention to professional ethics by adhering to the highest standards of personal conduct, based on respect, honesty, objectivity, accountability and transparency in practice and discipline.

Innovation through adoption and development of the highest global practices in teaching, learning and research.

Teamwork and cooperation to ensure the achievement of Zayed University’s mission and strategic objectives with maximum efficiency and effectiveness.

Leadership based on administrative excellence and continuous communication amongst all University stakeholders and openness to other cultures, dealing consciously and positively with them, both inside and outside the university community

Strategic Objectives

Establish a cutting-edge educational environment that promotes creativity and innovation.

Prepare qualified graduates who are able to contribute to the development process, and who are productive in their nation, empowered with critical thinking skills, and open to the world around them.

Deliver high quality education that focuses on enriching students’ knowledge and skills.

Upgrade the University’s research level.

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

Propagate a culture of innovation within the organization

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Contact Info

Zayed University



P.O. Box 144534 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates



+971-2-599 3111