Canadian University Dubai (CUD) offers talented students a dedicated gateway to North America's elite higher education. As the first accredited Canadian University outside of Canada, each of our academic programs provides unique opportunities to start your higher education in the UAE, then transfer with credit to one of our Canadian or other international partners.
Our goal is to move each student forward as a well-rounded lifelong learner and global citizen. To achieve this, emphasis is placed not just on academic excellence and achievement, but also on extracurricular involvement. Our vibrant student life provides something for everybody, and our multicultural learning environment truly connects us to Canadian values. We believe that diverse cultures and perspectives enrich the student experience.
With a reputation for academic excellence, CUD also presents the perfect opportunity to gain a world-class education in a world-renowned city. Students can choose to complete their entire program in Dubai and benefit from an education ranked 41st overall, 8th in the UAE and 2nd in Dubai, based on the 2020 QS Ranking for the Arab Region. Our unique grouping of academic schools combined with industry-experienced international faculty position the University as an exceptional institution for teaching, research and scholarship.
Our programs have international accreditations and certifications from CIMA, CFA, ACCA, IAA and PRSA. These factors combine to make CUD a leader in graduate employability.