Top universities in UAE 2018

Top universities in UAE

Top universities in UAE 2018-
The oil rich United Arab Emirates is slowly making progress in the world university rankings. UAE is yet to make a major impact in the World university ranking, it is steadily progressing in its efforts to offer world-class education to students from across the World.

 

UAE has its own set of public universities like the American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates University and Abu Dhabi University among others. Most of the universities established in the Emirates are either branches or independent establishments of international universities. For example, institutions like INSEAD, New York University, IIM Indore and University of Waterloo and many others have their campuses in UAE.

 

UAE has maintained its consistent performance in the World University Rankings 2018, with all the 6 universities from 2015 QS table making it to the 2018 rankings. In fact, the top universities in UAE made a huge progress by entering the Times higher education 2016 ranking after a no show in the previous rankings. United Arab Emirates University, American University of Sharjah, Khalifa University and University of Sharjah are the four Emirati universities in the THE ranking 2018.

 

None of the top universities in UAE have been ranked by ARWU.

 

United Arab Emirates University (390) has moved up in the QS rankings 2018. It ranked between 411 – 420 in 2017. American University of Sharjah which has maintained its THE 2017 ranking, has performed better in QS rankings and has moved up to feature between 411 – 420. University of Sharjah along with Khalifa University are the other two universities which have made it to the THE rankings this year.

 

Here, we have compiled a list of the Top universities in UAE 2018 as per three major ranking platforms THE, QS.

 

Top Universities in UAE 2018

S.No

University

QS Rank

THE Rank

2018

2017

2018

2017

1

United Arab Emirates University

390

411-420

501–600

501–600

2

American University of Sharjah

411-420

441-450

601–800

601–800

3

Khalifa University

451-460

401-410

301–350

501–600

4

American University in Dubai

601-650

551-600

-

-

5

University of Sharjah

701-750

651-700

801–1000

-

6

Abu Dhabi University

751-800

701+

-

-

The QS rankings are ranked on six parameters namely, academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty student, international faculty, international students, and citations per faculty. THE ranking 2018 includes 1000 universities from around the world ranked on 13 parameters.

 

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

First Published On : 28 Nov 2017 03:06 PM IST

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