Abu Dhabi University ADU Current Prospectus
Welcome To Abu Dhabi University ADU
Abu Dhabi University (ADU) (Arabic: جامعة أبوظبي) is a private research university with its main campus in Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, and satellite campuses in Al Ain, Dubai and Madinat Zayed. Founded in 2003 by Ali Saeed bin Harmal al-Dhaheri, it’s the largest private institution in the country that offers courses in various subjects up to post-graduation.
The university’s inception can be traced to the Charter of Abu Dhabi University in the year 2000 by Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed al-Nayhan, the then Deputy Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates. Following three years of planning, Abu Dhabi University was inaugurated in June 2003 and opened its doors to students in September 2003. According to the university, its founders “envisioned an institution that would be among the best in the United Arab Emirates, the Arabian Gulf region, and the world”.
Abu Dhabi University Requirements for Admission
Abu Dhabi University admits qualified students to undergraduate courses in the UAE regardless of race, sex, religion, country of origin or disability. We provide as much support as possible to students with disabilities.
Abu Dhabi University accepts applications on a rolling basis throughout the year, with intakes in the Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer. Applications should be submitted by the dates published in the Abu Dhabi University Academic Calendar.
EmSAT is required for specific programs. Please check the requirements for the program you intend to join.
Certificates from outside the UAE
A. Ministry of Education in the home country
B. Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the home country
C. UAE Embassy or Consulate in the home country
D. Ministry of Education in UAE
E. Ministry of Foreign Affairs in UAE
F. Home country Embassy or Consulate in UAE
Upon receiving your acceptance to ADU
Acceptance to ADU
Upon receiving your acceptance to ADU, the following is required to complete the admission process
A. Initial payment of US $5000 to our Finance Department. This includes student health insurance of AED 800, a maintenance deposit of AED 1000, and a registration fee of AED 2850.
B. The remaining amount will be transferred towards the course fee. Kindly note that the remaining amount will not cover the whole program fee. The fee structure will be attached to your admission offer.
C. If accommodation is required, the housing form and the medical form are to be filled out and forwarded. They will be attached to your admission offer.
D. ADU Bank Account details for payment transfer will be disclosed once you receive your acceptance.
E. An offer of admission extended to an applicant will be valid for only one academic year starting from the academic semester for which the applicant applied.
A. Applicants must complete the application themselves.
B. The following are the requirements to complete the online application for undergraduate admission. You will need a soft copy of the following documents for uploading. All documents to be uploaded must be in PDF (for single or multiple pages) or JPEG format (for images).
C. You may complete your application in more than one session. You can always save your application and complete it later.
D. Applicants must complete their online application procedure by the established deadline listed on www. adu.ac.ae.
E. All items marked with an asterisk (*) must be filled in. Incomplete applications will delay the admission process.
F. To complete your online application, you will need a valid credit card to pay the application fee.
G. The application fee can be paid online using any major credit card.
H. First-time users will need to register to create an account. You must choose a login username and password between 6 and 9 alphanumeric characters. An authentication code will be sent to your registered email, please check the spam folder.
I. For existing students or previously admitted students, you should use the same login credentials. Please contact the Admission Office for more information.
J. Once an application and the required documents have been submitted, a response will be provided within one week from the date of submission. Admission offers are valid for one academic year only. A student who does not register within the same academic year will have to reapply.
K. Students dismissed from other academic institutes for academic integrity offences will not be admitted to Abu Dhabi University.
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