Top Universities in UAE 2019
Shivani Bhatt, 30 Nov 2018, #United Arab Emirates

Top Universities in UAE 2019 - United Arab Emirates, the oil country is steadily rising as the education hub.  The top Universities in UAE have been making progress in the world university rankings. Though, UAE is yet to make  major impact in the World university ranking, the number of Universities that have begun ranking in the world have been increasing since the past three years. 

The top Universities in UAE feature among the 500 top Universities in the world. Khalifa University, United Arab Emirates University, and American University of Sharjah feature at 315, 350 and 376 position respectively. Though most Universities in UAE are offshore establishments of international Universities like INSEAD, New York University, IIM Indore and University of Waterloo, public Universities like Khalifa University, United Arab Emirates University, University of Sharjah, Abu Dhabi University, Zayed University and Ajman University have started being featured in the top Universities in the world list. 


The top Universities in UAE have consistently performed in the World University Rankings 2019, with all the 6 Universities from 2018 QS table making it to the 2019 rankings and two more entering the ranking tables this year. The THE ranking tables 2019 feature all the four Universities that ranked in 2018. However, the top Universities in UAE have not been able to rank in the ARWU 2018 rankings.

Careers360 brings to you the list of the top Universities in UAE 2019 as per the two major ranking platforms THE, QS.

Top Universities in UAE 2019

S.no

University

QS Rank

THE Rank

2019

2018

2019

2018

1

Khalifa University

315

451-460

301–350

301–350

2

United Arab Emirates University

350

390

351–400

501–600

3

American University of Sharjah

376

411-420

801–1000

601–800

4

American University in Dubai

561-570

601-650



5

University of Sharjah

651-700

701-750

801–1000

801–1000

6

Abu Dhabi University

701-750

751-800



7

Zayed University

701-750




8

Ajman University

801-1000





Six parameters are used by the QS rankings to rank the top Universities in UAE. They are academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty student, international faculty, international students, and citations per faculty. As many as 13 parameters are used by the THE ranking 2019 to rank the top Universities in the world.

A federation of seven emirates established in 1971 is known as UAE. They are Abu Dhabi (capital), Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Quwain.

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