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University Rankings are one measure by which an institution is judged. It is a very important measure as it includes many important criteria, such as academic rigor, faculty, alumni satisfaction, and industry and international outlook, as part of the overall ranking and recognition. Here at AUD we are proud of our long-standing and rich tradition of prestigious global ranking and recognition.

Sep 27, 2020

The MBA program at the AUD School of Business Administration has been ranked #1 in the UAE once again for the fourth consecutive year according QS World University Rankings: Global MBA Rankings 2021. AUD has earned a place among the top three MBA programs in the Middle East and is ranked # 5 in diversity globally. AUD is also ranked # 201+ out of all MBA programs globally.

Number 1 MBA Program in the UAE

"Once again AUD's MBA program is the top and only ranked MBA program in the UAE. This, coupled with its global ranking as #3 in the Middle East, is a great source of pride for the university. The recognition is the result of a focus on exemplary teaching and research along with curriculum that best prepares MBA students here in the UAE for continued success." Dr. David A. Schmidt, President

“The American University in Dubai is proud to have been ranked once again as the top MBA program in the UAE. We are proud to be working with top scholars, employers, entrepreneurs and innovators to ensure that our students gain the latest in industry knowledge and trends, through projects and case studies that help further in developing their leadership, critical thinking and problem solving skills.” Dr. Assaad Farah, Dean of the School of Business Administration


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