Dubai Academic Freezone

As a unique academic city, the Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) is the first private multi-university township in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It provides a comprehensive range of educational services. The Dubai International Academic City is home to 27 universities, 3 innovation centers, and a variety of support organizations.

The Academic City consists of numerous high rise buildings, villas, and family homes. In Dubai International Academic City, the city becomes an immeasurable cultural center, where the creative and modern “academia” flows. As a town of higher education, it is full of students, teachers and researchers. It is important to create a perfect environment for them to stay and study. In Academic City, every detail is planned comprehensively; from urban spaces and leisure facilities to green parks and recreational areas; from designing the best study rooms to the most comfortable dorms; from luxury restaurants to international hotels to ensure that every student is connected to his or her surroundings.

Dubai International Academic City (DIAC)

The Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) is a premier academic city in the heart of the Middle East. As such, it provides an ideal location for educational and industry partnerships that support the growth of business, education and knowledge. It is conveniently located on Dubai-Al Ain Road around Ruwayyah area and has easy access to anywhere within mainland centers within UAE. Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) is made possible through the joint efforts of the government and nation and is widely recognized globally as one of the main educational hubs in Dubai.  Some of the major Academic Institutions which are available but not limited to are as below:- 

  • American University in the Emirates
  • Birla Institute of Technology & Science Pilani
  • Cambridge College International Dubai
  • EHSAL
  • French Fashion University Esmod
  • Hamdan Bin Mohamed e-University (HBMeU)
  • Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus
  • Hult International Business School
  • Institute of Management Technology
  • Islamic Azad University
  • JSS Education Foundation
  • Mahatma Gandhi University
  • Manchester Business School Worldwide
  • Manipal University, Dubai Campus
  • Michigan State University Dubai (MSU Dubai)
  • Middlesex University, Dubai Campus
  • Murdoch University International Study Centre Dubai
  • S P Jain Center of Management
  • SAE Institute
  • Saint-Petersburg State University of Engineering and Economics
  • Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST)
  • Syrian Virtual University
  • The British University in Dubai
  • The University of Exeter
  • The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD)
  • Universitas 21 Global Pte Ltd
  • University of Bradford
  • University of Phoenix

The zones have been separated as Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) and Dubai Academic City (DAC), Both are classified as freezones while most colleges are located within DAC, DIAC mainly consists of secondary, primary, k-12 and similarly related schools within the Dubai Academic City freezone. Such a large offerings of universities in Dubai academic city and schools in Dubai academic city makes it a popular educational hub to attract local and foreign talents. 

If you wish to open your school, university or bring a foreign university here and open a branch, you can get in touch with our Business consultants at Vigor business setup and we shall guide you through the right and easiest process to complete your company formation while expediting the process as much as possible. The area is well populated with hotels, metro station, apartments and is an excellent place to start your career within Dubai academic city. 

Dubai International Academic City (DIAC)