The American University in Dubai (AUD) is a private university located in the vibrant city and global business hub of Dubai. AUD was founded in 1995.
Academic sessions are led by prominent speakers including representatives from News Arabia and the U.S. Consulate in Dubai.
Activities in years past have included camel rides, dune bashes, outings to the Burj Khalifa, visits to Dubai's famous malls, the Grand Mosque tour, and strolls down Global Village theme park.
Social events include visitng Jumeirah Beach and the Dubai Marina, taking a field trip to Abu Dhabi, and eating traditional Emirati meals.