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Canadian University Dubai

Founded in 2006, Canadian University Dubai (CUD) is a private university in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The university was originally known as the “Centennial University of Dubai”. This title was changed to Canadian University Dubai once it became an independent Canadian institution. The university maintains its ties with the original Ontario-based Centennial College, offering students transfer programs after their second year. It offers education based on a Canadian curriculum. Home to students from over 120 different nationalities, CUD is the first licensed Canadian university outside of Canada. It has more than 50 international academic partners and accreditations from: CIMA, CFA, ACCA, IAA and PRSA. The university follows a practice-based learning approach.


  • United Arab Emirates


  • Dubai ,

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Fall semester application deadline

Not specified

Spring semester application deadline

Not specified

Semester fees (30 ECTS)

From €7650/semester

Subjects available to free mover students

Accounting & Finance [English]Architecture [English]Art & Design [English]Business & Management Studies [English]Communication & Media Studies [English]Computer Science & Information Systems [English]Engineering Electrical & Electronic [English]Hospitality & Leisure Management [English]Psychology [English]Sports-related Subjects [English]

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