UAEU ranks 3rd best university in the Arab World according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021


Abu Dhabi: The United Arab Emirates University is proud to be named the region’s third best university according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021. The listing is a cut from the annual World University Rankings of higher education institutions in Arab countries.

H.E Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh- Minister of State – Chancellor of the United Arab Emirates University – confirmed that this achievement is attained due to the efforts  and comprehensive vision of the United Arab Emirates University. As well as an evidence of the support and concern of our leaders’ toward education as a key factor in the preparation process for the next fifty years, to keep pace with the development’s requirements with a distinct and broad educational vision. He added, “Today’s achievement is just a product of the dedication made by faculty members, researchers, employees and students, to be a successful model for rapid development and progress.”

He said: “The UAEU’s achievement is a milestone and an indication of the development of local scientific research and entrepreneurship, especially as this high achievement in the ranking will guarantee a future for the university to be established among the top ranked international universities. As well as being a major academic institution in the course of the the UAE’s development.”

Furthermore, The United Arab Emirates University has competed with many prominent universities in the region, and this evaluation comes according to worldwide methodologies and indicators, the include teaching, research, knowledge transfer, international outlook of students and faculty members, and Income.

The United Arab Emirates University continues towards excellence to be one of the 200 top ranked universities in the world, as part of its aspirations to become a destination for both undergraduate and postgraduate programs, scientific research, training and ongoing education for students from all over the world.

The UAEU is a leading comprehensive university in the region. The University, which was established in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may he rest in peace, enrols around 14,000 students in nine colleges, taught by more than 900 faculty members. It offers 90 diverse academic degrees at the doctorate, Masters, and Bachelor’s levels. UAEU aspires to be the University of the Future, with a research-intensive mission that contributes to the UAE government’s efforts towards achieving the UAE Vision 2021.