United Arab Emirates consists of 7 states. Each state enjoys some degree of independence and is also administered by Federal government. Since 1950s, when oil was discovered in the region, UAE’s economy experienced a rapid change. With the passage of time UAE has also focused on growing its construction and tourism industries; the impressive feats of modern design on display in Dubai are among the main attractions for tourist. The UAE is the place to discover the real meaning of the word internationalization. The UAE happens to be a very safe and modern country, with very low levels of violent and property crime.
Due to innovative construction techniques being used in Dubai architectural masterpieces such as the Burj Khalifa and Burj al-Arab and many shopping malls with shops, cinemas, artificial skiing slopes, swimming pools and tennis courts are created.
According to the leading American think tank Brookings Global Metro Monitor, Dubai is among the top five fastest growing economies in the world. Its economic growth is fuelled by growing trade and tourism and presents a great work opportunity for students to get jobs after completing their studies in the city.
Given UAE’s high demand for education professionals, institutions from Canada, U.S, Australia and U.K. have established subsidiaries in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah creating a diverse palette of study options for both locals and the ever-growing international community. There are a range of study opportunities, from large public universities to smaller private colleges.
Many of these are accredited both by the UAE’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHESR), and by an accrediting agency in parent country.