Top University
in the UAE


2nd in
Arab world


Among top 250 in the

Competitive fee structure with up to



Located in the

Safest city
in the world,
Abu Dhabi.

Unlock Your Future with
Khalifa University

Join us on a journey of discovery and innovation. At Khalifa University, we offer a variety of programs in science, engineering, and medicine, aimed at nurturing tomorrow's leaders.

Bachelor's Master's PhD
  • BSc in Aerospace Engineering
  • BSc in Biomedical Engineering
  • BSc in Chemical Engineering
  • BSc in Civil Engineering
  • BSc in Computer Engineering
  • BSc in Computer Science
  • BSc in Electrical Engineering
  • BSc in Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc in Petroleum Engineering
  • BSc in Chemistry
  • BSc in Applied Mathematics and Statistics
  • BSc in Physics
  • BSc in Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • BSc in Cell and Molecular Biology
  • MSc in Aerospace Engineering (Space Systems and Technology)
  • MSc in Aerospace Engineering (Guidance, Navigation, and Control Systems)
  • MSc in Biomedical Engineering
  • MSc in Chemical Engineering (Food Process Engineering and Technology)
  • MSc in Chemical Engineering (Metallurgical Engineering)
  • MSc in Civil and Infrastructural Engineering
  • MSc in Computational Data Science (Computational Systems)
  • MSc in Computational Data Science (Data Analytics)
  • MSc in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence)
  • MSc in Cyber Security
  • MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • MSc in Engineering Systems and Management (Technology Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship)
  • MSc in Engineering Systems and Management (Complex Systems Acquisition and Management)
  • MSc in Materials Science and Engineering (Space Systems and Technology)
  • MSc in Materials Science and Engineering (Metallurgical Engineering)
  • MSc in Mechanical Engineering (Space Systems and Technology)
  • MSc in Nuclear Engineering
  • MSc in Petroleum Engineering
  • MSc in Sustainable Critical Infrastructure
  • MSc in Water and Environmental Engineering
  • ME in Health, Safety and Environmental Engineering
  • MSc in Applied Chemistry
  • MSc in Applied Mathematics
  • MSc in Medical Physics
  • MSc in Molecular Life Sciences
  • MSc in Petroleum Geosciences
  • MA in International and Civil Security (offered to UAE Nationals only)
  • PhD in Engineering (Aerospace Engineering)
  • PhD in Engineering (Biomedical Engineering)
  • PhD in Engineering (Chemical Engineering)
  • PhD in Engineering (Civil Infrastructure and Environmental Engineering)
  • PhD in Engineering (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
  • PhD in Engineering (Engineering Systems and Management)
  • PhD in Engineering (Material Science and Engineering)
  • PhD in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)
  • PhD in Engineering (Nuclear Engineering (offered to UAE and Saudi Nationals only))
  • PhD in Engineering (Petroleum Engineering)
  • PhD in Engineering (Robotics)
  • PhD in Chemistry
  • PhD in Earth Sciences
  • PhD in Mathematics
  • PhD in Molecular Life Sciences
  • PhD in Physics
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Why Choose
Khalifa University?

Global Recognition

Khalifa University stands out as the leading institution in the UAE, with 69 of its faculty members acknowledged among the world's top 2% most-cited scientists in Stanford University's prestigious 2023 listing.

Safety Hub

Abu Dhabi, the largest emirate, has been recognized as the world's safest city for six consecutive years. Experience safety and a cosmopolitan lifestyle that enhances your learning experience. reinforcing its position as a safe and secure place to live, work and invest.


We are committed to empowering students for success, fostering collaboration in a diverse community led by renowned faculty. Experience personalized guidance and a conducive learning environment with an impressive 7:1 student-to-faculty ratio, ensuring your path to success is well-supported and rewarding.

Unique and diverse research

Including energy, water and environment, healthcare, aerospace, cybersecurity, intelligent systems, advanced materials, and fundamental science.

Globally-accredited academic programs

Khalifa University is fully licensed and all its programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the Ministry of Education in the United Arab Emirates.

Dynamic Career Opportunities

Attractive graduate employment opportunities across a wide spectrum of industries with the opportunity to present research projects at major international conferences.

Where Our
Graduates Work


Research Highlights

Marine Robot

Marine Robot

Khalifa University in collaboration with Stanford University, inaugurated the Khalifa University Marine Studies and Research Lab. This facility stands as the region's premier advanced robotics research center, complete with cutting-edge wave and stream generation facilities, to explore the use of marine robotics for sustainable ocean ecosystems, including removal of plastics to curb pollution.



Established in collaboration with (Yahsat), UAE Space Agency, and Northrop Grumman, YSL is the UAE's premier space systems lab with Assembly-Integration-Verification (AIV) facilities. This program has successfully launched 4 CubeSats, including MySat-1 and DhabiSat, and collaborated with others on Light-1 and NovSat.

Bio Fuel

Bio Fuel

KU's electrocatalysts from date seeds can convert bio-oil into bio-fuel a sustainable energy solution.

Camel Milk Powder

Camel Milk Powder

Research to enrich camel milk powder with date sugar for nutritious product.

KU Bikes

KU Bikes

A Khalifa University entity that produces UAE-made custom lightweight bicycle framesets, compliant with UCI regulations.



KU develops computer vision-guided industrial robots for high-precision manufacturing tasks at Strata.

Nava Mask

Nava Mask

KU researchers develop biodegradable, biocompatible anti-viral face mask; potential patent.

Khalifa University
in numbers

Khalifa University is an international university, with enrolments from all over the world.

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Issued patents

600 +

invention disclosures

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