Dubai is also known as the “CITY OF GOLD”. It’s one of the largest countries in United Arab Emirates. Dubai is one of the latest addition to the list of foreign destinations among Indian students. Factors like good infrastructure, warm and hospitable people, affordable tuition costs are some of the reasons that lure Indian students to Dubai.

Dubai is known for its excellence in academics. In recent times, the Universities have been attracting students all over the world. In coming years, many new projects are being launched in fields of fashion designing. It would bring a drastic rise in job opportunities in these fields.

Dubai is truly cosmopolitan. It’s one the fastest growing economy in the world and hence offers plethora of opportunities for career-growth.


  1. Ranked top 5 institutions for MBA in Dubai.
  2. Lower education costs due to country policies.
  3. Multiple university options with International affiliated.
  4. Ideal place for studying disciplines such as business, hotel management & tourism due to huge tourist in flux.
  5. It is one of the fastest growing global economies offering lots of career growth opportunities.

Top Universities in Dubai

The UAE has been increasing efforts to move from an oil based economy into one that is powered by knowledge and innovation

Top 5 Public Universities in Dubai

  • Zayed University
  • United Arab Emirates University
  • Higher Colleges of Technology

Top 5 Private Universities in Dubai

  • Abu Dhabi University
  • University of Wollongong in Dubai
  • Middlesex University Dubai
  • Manipal University, Dubai
  • Amity University Dubai

Dubai Education & Living Costs

Tuition fees for non-EU/EEA students in Danish education institutions

  • Tuition Fees for an undergraduate program in Dubai ranges between 37500 to 70000 AED per year and the Living Expenses Ranges between 2600 to 3900 AED per year.
  • Tuition Fes for a postgraduate program in Dubai ranges between 55000 to 75000 AED per year and the Living Expenses range between 2600 to 3900 AED per year.
  • Tuition fees for academic program on an average would be approximately USD 12000 to USD 18000 for the program.
  • Dubai is an expensive city in which to live and the cost of living is relatively high i.e. approximately USD 1200 per month which includes rent, food, entertainment, transportation and other miscellaneous expenses.

Scholarships to study in Dubai

  • Major Intake: August/September
  • Minor Intake: January

Students considering the UAE are recommended to begin the application procedure 8-12 months prior to the intake. Scholarship deadlines.

Documentation for Application, Offer letter & study visa

  • C.V
  • SOP
  • 2 LOR (required)
  • Qualification Documents:-
    1. Class 10th & 12th for UG programme
    2. Class 10th, 12th & UG marks sheets for PG programme
  • Evidence of English Language proficiency e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, etc.
  • Other Certificates & Achievements of Extracurricular Activities
  • Portfolio (for Art, Design & Architecture programme)
  • Standardised Tests e.g. GMAT, GRE (where necessary for the programme)
  • Passport copies of front & back page.
  • Draft for application fees, if applicable.

Note:: The documents required for individual universities and individual courses in Dubai may vary.

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