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About United Arab Emirates

With the launch of Dubai Knowledge Village in 2003 and Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) in 2007, United Arab Emirates experienced a rise in number of international branch campuses and a significant influx of international students. Currently there are more than 42,000 international students studying in UAE's higher education institutions.

Fast Facts: United Arab Emirates

  • In 2012/13 more than 42,000 international students studied in United Arab Emirates.
  • 72 percent of international students in United Arab Emirates come from the Middle Eastern countries.
  • Top 3 destinations for UAE's students to study abroad are United Kingdom, United States and Australia.

United Arab Emirate's definitions conform with Project Atlas definitions. For more information, please view the Project Atlas Glossary.

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