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. In 2013/14, 50,882 international students studied in UAE's higher education institutions.
Fast Facts: United Arab Emirates
- In 2013/14 50,882 international students from 160 countries studied in the United Arab Emirates.
- 70.9 percent of international students in United Arab Emirates come from the MENA region with the majority (53.2%) originating from non-GCC MENA countries.
- Top 3 destinations for UAE's students to study abroad are the United Kingdom, the United States, and Australia.