University of Birmingham Dubai

University of Birmingham Dubai

The University of Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century. At the University’s campus in Dubai, we are dedicated to delivering a first-class learning experience led by academics who are experts in their field.

Top reasons to study here

  • At the University of Birmingham Dubai, we encourage bold, independent thinking.
  • At the University of Birmingham Dubai we are dedicated to delivering a first-class learning experience led by academics who are experts in their field.
  • Studying at the University of Birmingham Dubai should be an enriching experience that takes in all aspects of life – social and cultural as well as educational.

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About

History

Established by Queen Victoria in 1900, the University of Birmingham is ranked in the top 1% of universities across the globe. We are a member of the elite Russell Group of UK universities, which includes Oxford and Cambridge, and are proud of the work we do to change the world. We bring all of this heritage, prestige, and global renown to our campus in Dubai. 

Education

Discover our range of undergraduate degrees and foundation courses available to study in Dubai, offering the highest quality academic and student experience.

Discover our range of postgraduate courses available at our Dubai campus, and join a stimulating community of students and researchers.

At the University of Birmingham, we believe in making our cutting-edge research and knowledge accessible to all. Find out more about our Professional Education courses.

Research

For more than a century, our research at the University of Birmingham has created a major impact on the city, the region and the world. Now we'll be bringing the same approach to our Dubai campus, creating innovative, grounded and enduring solutions to some of the world’s biggest issues. 

The Bridges to Birmingham Seminar Series showcases world-leading research from the University of Birmingham and features academic faculty commenting on current issues, their research and important world events.

Career

Our careers services are multi-award-winning and considered to be sector-leading both in the UK and internationally. As a student here at the University of Birmingham Dubai, you have access to our expert careers support and a wide range of services to help you take that next step towards employment.

Services

Student services

The University of Birmingham Dubai will support you throughout your studies to help you thrive as a student.

We have been supporting students for more than 100 years, with a strong network of online and face-to-face support to help students achieve their best during their time with us. Our Student Services team in Dubai will assist you with many aspects of your studies and life on campus, including:

  • International Student Support
  • Visa Assistance
  • Registration
  • Scholarships and Payments
  • Student Administration
  • Library Services
  • Information, Advice and Guidance
  • Transport and Accommodation
  • Student Bank Account Opening
  • Graduations

Housing services

The accommodation options include either twin or single rooms within a three bedroom apartment or studio rooms with shared kitchen and living space. All bedrooms include an en-suite shower room.

The accommodation offers a number of other benefits as part of your fee including fully equipped gym, separate buildings for females (with female only cleaners and security staff), sports facilities on site for football, volleyball and basketball, all utilities including air conditioning, laundrette facilities, high speed wifi, 24 hour security, free car parking and weekly cleaning.

Library services

Our libraries are an important academic and research resource in the UK. We hold over 1.5 million print and 866,000 online books, and more than 124,000 print and online journals. Our staff provide front line and specialist support, information literacy and academic skills teaching, so that students and staff find and use information effectively. 

Medical services

We understand that adjusting to university life can be a challenge. Your health, wellbeing and personal development are as important to us as your academic achievement. To help with this, we have a dedicated Student Wellbeing Officer in Dubai, who can assist you with any academic or wellbeing concerns that you may have during your time with us. 

Student Life

Campus life

Our new campus is now open and we cannot wait to welcome you to study here, for a student experience like no other in Dubai. The new campus will provide an academic home for up to 2,900 students, a community for Birmingham alumni in the region and hub for community outreach and engagement activities.

Birmingham was the first global top 100 and UK Russell Group university to establish a campus in this rapidly developing international education hub. Our new campus is located in Dubai International Academic City (DIAC). It has been designed by Hopkins Architects and the construction is managed by TECOM Group. 

Student clubs

As a student in Dubai, you will have the opportunity to shape the voice of students through the Student’s Association. Students can take advantage of a wide range of opportunities beyond studying including in sport, community volunteering, arts and culture. 

Working in partnership with the university, you will be able to set up student clubs and organize trips and extracurricular activities, giving students plenty of opportunities to socialize, network and make the most of their university experience. 

Accreditation

The University of Birmingham Dubai has been granted Initial Institutional Licensure by the UAE's Ministry of Education through the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), recognising the quality of our educational experience, which stretches and challenges students to achieve their highest potential.

Dubai, Dubayy, United Arab Emirates

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