Canadian University Dubai (CUD) was established in 2006 to deliver internationally recognized, high-quality undergraduate, graduate, continuing and corporate education in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). As a portal to Canadian education, our undergraduate and graduate degree programs are based on a Canadian curriculum and education principles, fostering an environment conducive to entrepreneurship, research, and a non-conventional approach to teaching and learning.
Located in the heart of Dubai, we are committed to providing students with a global academic experience grounded in an appreciation and respect for the diverse culture and values of the Nation. With a reputation for academic excellence, we are licensed to award degrees by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs and are ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide and top 4 in the UAE according to the QS World University Rankings 2022.
Our 40+ accredited programs and concentrations are taught by world-class faculty and have attracted industry recognition and partnerships from leading international professional bodies such as: CIMA, CFA, ACC, IAA, PRSA, PRME, ECO Canada, SHRM, AArU, and Autodesk. These programs and concentrations include: Architecture and Interior Design, Communication and Media, Engineering, Applied Science and Technology, Management, Creative Industries, Environmental Health Sciences; and Social Sciences.