The American University in Dubai is American not only in name but also in substance, as we place emphasis on the educational, professional and personal growth of each student.
Why Study at AUD?
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Our Commitment to Excellence
Since its inception, AUD has committed itself to providing a world-class education that prepares students academically, personally and professionally for successful careers in their chosen fields. Our mission is to promote learning and to help students to succeed and fulfill their dreams. At AUD, the success of our students is paramount.
Our educational approach is process-oriented; our emphasis is on bridging theory and practice, as our curricula is career-driven and skill-based. Our focus is on the student, and the successes that our alumni have achieved are evidence of that attention.
AUD, as an international institution of higher education, encourages global understanding by providing an atmosphere of cultural diversity and opportunities for international education.
Our Faculty and Staff Members
Our expert faculty posses a passion for excellence in teaching and our staff are dedicated to supporting the academic endeavors of our students. Our campus culture is one of open and engaged liberal learning with a commitment to ethical standards. Small class sizes provide students with the opportunity to work closely with instructors.
Our Community Outreach
This commitment to excellence in education is not limited to the classroom. The university offers an extensive scholarship program, as well as award-winning athletics teams, accomplished performing and visual arts programs, and an active student government - all of which provide a fulfilling and well-rounded university experience.
Our Values
There are seven values that underpin AUD’s operations and development and that characterize its dealings with students, faculty, staff, and other constituents:
  1. Whole Person Education – AUD values the intellectual, personal and professional development of its students;
  2. Excellence – AUD values excellence in all that it does and is committed to continuous improvement in its educational offerings and services;
  3. Integrity – AUD values honesty and transparency and has high standards of legal-adherence, morality and ethics;
  4. Service – AUD values all of its constituencies and partners with its stakeholders in the achievement of their objectives and aspirations;
  5. Diversity – AUD values diversity in all its manifestations and recognizes its contribution to the quality of university life;
  6. Tolerance – AUD values respect and open-mindedness as proper responses to concepts, opinions and customs that are diverse, new or unfamiliar;
  7. 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.