Universities in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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  • Universities in Abu Dhabi
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
17
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Abu Dhabi
  • (12 institution and 5 subject rankings)
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  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Abu Dhabi
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Abu Dhabi
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Latest Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities from Scimago Institutions. 2 universities from Abu Dhabi appear in this ranking.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: QS World University Rankings By Subject (Agriculture & Forestry) updated with Khalifa University ranked highest among 7 listed universities in Abu Dhabi.
  • 01 Mar, 2021: Latest THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education from THE Times Higher Education, UK. in position #20.
  • 30 Jan, 2021: 4icu published most recent results of UniRank 4icu - Top Arabic-Speaking Universities. Includes 2 universities from Abu Dhabi.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Abu Dhabi

Chemical Engineering
#76 
Khalifa University
Environmental Sciences
#251 
Khalifa University

Rankings of universities in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 2021

#1

Khalifa University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (143 reviews)
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  • #2 
  • #351 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #211 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #387 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

Abu Dhabi University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (128 reviews)
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  • #6 
  • #701 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #620 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #3771 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

#3

The Petroleum Institute

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (70 reviews)
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#4

Alhosn University

Student satisfaction: 3.5 / 5.0 (17 reviews)

Abu Dhabi Key Facts for International Students

Population: 604000

Time: GMT +4

District/province: Abu Dhabi,

Living costs for students in Abu Dhabi:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 76* (24% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 79* (21% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 60* (40% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 14.77 AED
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 220 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type G
    • Residential voltage: 220 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

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FAQ

Khalifa University ranks #1 in Abu Dhabi in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Abu Dhabi Khalifa University is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 21 rankings where Khalifa University is listed.

Khalifa University is ranked best in Abu Dhabi for Engineering (Chemical Engineering). See all rankings for the Khalifa University.

Khalifa University is ranked best in Abu Dhabi for Natural Sciences (Environmental Sciences). See all rankings for the Khalifa University.

Ranking publishers

4icu

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British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS 50 under 50:
Based on the QS World University rankings methodology, the top 50 universities that are under 50 years old.

Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Arab Region University Rankings 2021:
Academic reputation 30%
Employer reputation 20%
Faculty/student ratio 15%
International research network 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Employability (survey) 100%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 10%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Asia University Ranking:
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
Teaching 25%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 7.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -Young University Rankings:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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