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UAE Facts

  • 7.90 million Population
  • $360.14 billion GDP, current prices
  • $67,007.98 GDP per capita, current prices
  • 24th Global Competitiveness Index rankings
  • 26 Ease of doing business index (1=best)
  • 75.9 Country credit rating (100=best)
  • U.A.E. dirham Currency Unit
Education in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
The education sector has become a central focus for the UAE; its reform and improvement represents a necessity in the country’s ongoing development aims. However, there are ...
UAE Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan on government investment in education
His Highness Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan is the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the United Arab Emirates. He spoke with The Prospect Group abou...
Abu Dhabi University Chancellor Nabil Ibrahim on adapting higher education to the changing economy
Dr. Nabil Ibrahim is the Chancellor of Abu Dhabi University, a private institution with campuses in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. He spoke with The Prospect Group about enrollment tre...
Al Ain University President Ghaleb Awaf El-Refae on maintaining quality in higher education
Ghaleb Awaf El-Refae is the President of Al Ain University (AAU), a private university located in Al Ain city in the emirate Abu Dhabi. He spoke with The Prospect Group about ...
University of Dubai President Omar Hefni on recent developments at the University of Dubai
Dr. Omar Hefni is the President of the University of Dubai and reports to the board of trustees of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He spoke with The Prospect Group...
Zayed University Vice President Sulaiman Al Jassim on universities and educational institutions in the UAE
Dr. Sulaiman Al Jassim is the Vice President of Zayed University, one of the largest and most prestigious universities in the UAE. He spoke with The Prospect Group about emplo...
Khalifa University President Tod Laursen on research and the university’s role in the UAE’s nuclear industry
Dr. Tod Laursen is the President of Khalifa University, an independent, non-profit coeducational institution owned solely by the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. He spoke with The Prospe...
ALHOSN University Vice-Chancellor & CEO Abdul Rahim Sabouni on the current trends in higher education in the UAE
Professor Abdul Rahim Sabouni is the Vice Chancellor and CEO of ALHOSN University, a private university located in Abu Dhabi, UAE. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the c...
Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University (HBMeU) Chancellor Mansoor Al Awar on a new approach to education
Dr. Mansoor Al Awar is the Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University (HBMeU), a pioneer in e-learning in the Middle East. He spoke with The Prospect Group about developin...
American University in Dubai (AUD) President Lance de Masi on job prospects for UAE graduates
Dr. Lance de Masi is the President of The American University in Dubai. He spoke with The Prospect Group about student demographics, what prospective students need to look for...
The British University in Dubai (BUiD) Vice-Chancellor Abdullah Alshamsi on higher education in the UAE
Professor Abdullah M Alshamsi is the Vice Chancellor of The British University in Dubai (BUiD), the Middle East region's first, research based, postgraduate university. He spo...