• *** Final Exam dates for Fall 2018 semester start on December 15 and end on December 20.
  • *** Withdrawal deadline for Fall 2018 semester is on November 8, 2018
  • *** Fall 2018 semester starts September 02, 2018 and ends December 20, 2018
  • *** Administration office hours are 8am - 5pm
Statement on Research
AUD is a teaching-focused institution of higher learning. Located in Dubai and cognizant of the educational, economic and social development priorities of its environment, the university believes that the most impactful contribution it can make to society is to graduate students prepared to meet the needs and challenges of both a dynamic Middle East and a world subject to constant and rapid change.

Accordingly, the university recognizes and places special emphasis on the key role of faculty in enhancing the effectiveness of the teaching and learning process. To this end, the university expects faculty to remain current in their academic disciplines through professional engagement and through research and creative output that advances teaching, practice and  knowledge in their disciplines. AUD provides various mechanisms to support these endeavors and enable faculty to meet the university’s expectations and grow as educators and scholars.