Market overview

With the drop in oil prices, the UAE is reinforcing its focus on transitioning to a knowledge-based economy by promoting innovation, research and development.

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  • Capital Abu Dhabi
  • Official Languages Arabic
  • Population 9.8 million
  • International tertiary students 9,818 Source: UNESCO

Student enrolments - growth and actual


10 Aug 2017 MIP subscribers only

Air service provider seeking partners in UAE to develop autonomous maintenance and loading vehicles

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12 Sep 2016 MIP subscribers only

UAE Ministry increases number of universities eligible for its scholarship program

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