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ABOUT AUD
  • *** Fall 2018 semester starts September 02, 2018 and ends December 20, 2018
  • *** Withdrawal deadline for Fall 2018 semester is on November 8, 2018
  • *** Final Exam dates for Fall 2018 semester start on December 15 and end on December 20.
  • *** American University in Dubai is closed on Thursday, September 13th to celebrate the Islamic New Year.
  • *** Administration office hours are 8am - 5pm
VISION AND VALUES
Vision
  • Enhanced standards and quality in program offerings;
  • Selective diversification in program portfolio;
  • The liberal arts as the wider context for life-long learning and professional readiness;
  • Ever more “American” in terms of the total educational experience;
  • Strengthened integration with local community (university as an intellectual, pedagogical and socio-cultural reference point);
  • Embracing the expansion of physical resources and technological application as opportunities for cutting edge delivery of its academic programs and services.
 
Values
There are ten (10) Values that underpin AUD’s operations and development and that characterize its dealings with students, faculty, staff, and other constituents:

Whole Person Education – AUD values the intellectual, personal and professional development of its students;

Excellence – AUD values excellence in all that it does and is committed to continuous improvement in its educational offerings and services;

Integrity – AUD values honesty and transparency and has high standards of legal-adherence, morality and ethics;

Service – AUD values all of its constituencies and partners with its stakeholders in the achievement of their objectives and aspirations;

Diversity – AUD values diversity in all its manifestations and recognizes its contribution to the quality of university life;

Tolerance – AUD values respect and open-mindedness as proper responses to concepts, opinions and customs that are diverse, new or unfamiliar;

Accountability – AUD believes that all members of the university community are responsible for fulfilling their roles in support of the institutional Mission and Purpose-related Goals and that evaluation of individual performance should be based on the degree to which this responsibility is satisfied.

Collaboration – AUD values teamwork and outreach as a means of deriving superior solutions.

Innovation – AUD values innovation as reflected in knowledge creation, creative expression and continuous improvement.

Best practice – AUD recognizes the worth added to its policies and operations by best practice in American higher education.
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