Vision, Mission and Goals


The University’s vision is to be recognised as Dubai’s premier resource and focus for the reflective pursuit, inclusive accessibility, effective transfer, and liberal application of scientific, academic and professional knowledge.


BUiD is a non-profit organisation with a mission to provide world class scholarship, education and research that make a distinctive British contribution to supporting the aspirations of the Dubai Government to become a hub for education and research in the region.


  1. Make a distinctive British contribution to the higher educational system in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) through the creation of a high quality research-led university
  2. Develop leading-edge research capabilities in key disciplines
  3. Offer the highest international competitive level of research-informed education in key modern disciplines
  4. Interact with regional industry and play a leading role in stimulating a knowledge-based economy in Dubai and the Emirates
  5. Provide opportunities for study and research for the purpose of gaining degrees in arts and sciences
  6. Apply the systems of study and research that are used in distinguished British universities with the aim of enhancing the standard of university education in the UAE
  7. Qualify and educate nationals who are scientifically and practically trained in all fields of knowledge, through advanced educational and training programmes
  8. Serve the various sectors of society, especially the commercial and industrial sectors, by providing consultation, technical services and research in the various fields of science and technology and the other disciplines, which will be offered by BUiD
  9. Consolidate educational, scientific and cultural links with distinguished British universities and institutions, and with other internationally distinguished universities.

The British University in Dubai

Block 11, 1st and 2nd floor, Dubai International Academic City PO Box 345015, Dubai, UAE

Tel: +971 4 279 1400

Whatsapp: +971507012843

Email: [email protected]