Canadian University of Dubai (UAE)

The Canadian University of Dubai, founded in 2006, is located in the heart of Dubai’s down town. The academic programs are based on Canadian Curriculum and education principals. Therefore, students are offered the opportunity to combine the quality of Canadian education with the experience of living in the United Arab Emirates.

Canadian University of Dubai offers the ability to study a Canadian based curriculum within the culture and values of the United Arab Emirates. Academic programs at the Canadian University of Dubai are housed within the school of environment and health sciences, school of liberal arts and sciences, school of business administration, school of architecture and interior design, school of engineering, applied science and technology, and the school of graduate studies.


There are varieties of living options. Canadian University of Dubai offer clean, safe, and economical accommodations. Residence is located in Discovery Garden, which is approximately 25 minutes away from the campus by bus. The fees of residence are different depending on the types of rooms. The range is from 2,131 AED to 8,525 AED per month. Also, students can choose to live off campus, the monthly expense is approximately 5,833 AED to 47,500 AED.

Average Monthly Living Costs


2,000 AED to 9,000 AED


800 AED


0.3 AED to 1 AED (per min)


1,000 AED to 1,200 AED

The Emirati Dirham is the currency of UAE. 1 AED≈$0.29 CAD.


All expats living in the UAE, including expat spouses and children, must apply for a residence permit within 30 days of arrival. This residence permit is valid for 3 years and allows expats to register with the local Emirates National Identity Authority. For more information, check Government at Dubai.

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