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MODUL University Dubai

MODUL University Dubai is the first global campus of MODUL University Vienna and the first Austrian private university outside of Europe. In September 2016, MODUL’s education found a new home-outside- home in Dubai, UAE - with the inauguration of MODUL University Dubai, opening its campus as the first and only Austrian university in the Middle East to welcome students from over 60 nationalities.

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MODUL’s long standing equity in education spans a century long since the inauguration of the MODUL Tourism College on 20 October 1908 making it the oldest educational institute to offer hospitality & tourism education. Since 2016 the legacy found a new home in Dubai, UAE with MODUL University Dubai with the inauguration on 10 October. 


  • Founded by Dubai Investments PJSC and DACH Advisory, MODUL University Dubai offers 360-degree higher education degrees in business, tourism, hospitality, sustainability, public governance and new media technologies, entrepreneurship and leadership, as well as a foundation programme and professional education short-courses.
  • MODUL University Dubai pays special attention to ensure innovative education, profound research, rich student experience, international partnerships and internship experience leading towards a successful job placement upon graduation.


The Centre for Sustainability through Research and Education (CSRE), is a fully-integrated research centre within MODUL University Dubai. Applied research constitutes a central pillar of CSRE’s approach to bridging the skill-set and knowledge-gap between academia, corporations, institutions and society at large. As a research-oriented institution, MODUL University and its fully-integrated CSRE utilize the methodological and corporate competence of its faculty researchers and consultants to drive innovation and progress. 


Practice-oriented education enriched with real-life simulations led by industry experts through regular workshops and master-classes. MODUL’s founders and its unprecedented accessibility to industry partners guarantees first-hand access to the job market whether for internships and or part full-time employment.


Student services

The Student Service Center aims to enhance the student experience at MODUL University Dubai by providing a wide range of support services for all students in a warm and welcoming environment.

Students come to the SSC for:

  • First point of contact for all student life inquiries
  • Student advising (personal development, conflict management)
  • Professional psychological counseling (referrals to external partners)
  • Requests for official documents like transcripts, confirmation of studies/enrollment and other university forms such as credit transfer or special consideration
  • Information and applications for Student Exchange
  • Career Center – Offering Internships by MODUL training programme & internship placements for the students

Housing services

As one of Uninest’s Platinum University Partners, we have secured the very best available rates for our students.

Uninest Student Residences is highly recommended because it is designed and managed exclusively for students and offers the most hassle-free option at an affordable all-inclusive rate. They also provide a regular shuttle bus at no extra charge.

Uninest offers three room options to meet your individual requirements;

  • Twin en-suite (for sharing with a friend)
  • Single en-suite
  • Studio en-suite

The single and twin rooms also offer shared kitchens and the studio includes its own kitchen.

Uninest also offers an extensively equipped gym, a roof-top swimming pool, indoor games are and study spaces.

Library services

MODUL Library is powered by EBSCO, GreenFile and UNWTO - the leading online e-learning database portals with access to 10,000+ articles, journals, news, research and scholarily publications anywhere in the globe covering a wide range of topics including business, hospitality, tourism, sustainability and governance.

ICT services

MODULians have access to: lab and Library computers, Internet, subscribed databases and licensed software on the computers, e-mail service, printing, copying and scanning services.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Located at the heart of Jumeirah Lakes Towers in ONE JLT, Dubai’s most prestigious business tower with state-of- the-art architecture offering students a fully-fledged campus life experience with direct connectivity to the Dubai Metro, community park and the beach.
  • The campus has more to offer than education and research facilities only. On the campus, you can also practice sports, enjoy a theatre show, spend the night, dine, lunch and much more. Our beautiful and green campus has a lot to offer, not only for students and staff, but also for a day trip. For example, you can enjoy your coffee and lunch in one of our restaurants after a guided campus tour or a walk in the forests surrounding the campus.

Student clubs

  • Out MU - M.A.D.E. (Music, Arts, Dance and Events) Club encourages MOUDULians (MU Students) to hone their talents, learn new skills and participate in University events.
  • MODUL University Sports Club Founded in September 2017. The Sport Clubs provides students the opportunity to participate in a competitive sport teams against other univerisities' teams as a means to enhance their collegiate experience.
  • MU Talks: This club is to metamorphose MODULians into employees who are ready to take on all the challenges of life beyond the University. We conduct debate sessions, speech skills sessions and various seminars and workshops.


MODUL University Dubai has amassed international accreditation including the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ Austria) a member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA). MODUL University Dubai is the only university carrying full accreditation of its tourism and hospitality programs across the Middle East  by the UNWTO Themis foundation's TedQual certification system. MODUL University Dubai is licensed and approved by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) of Dubai.

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