Building on the university’s exceptional track record, Business and Management studies at Abu Dhabi University (ADU) received a global ranking of 501-550 and a national ranking of four from the prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject. The ranking system provides a detailed assessment of an institution, enabling prospective students to identify which universities are the best in specific fields. The College of Business at ADU received the esteemed international ranking for its continued excellence in delivering Business and Management programmes and ensuring students receive a well-rounded, global educational experience.

The QS World University Rankings by Subject ranks the world’s top universities in individual subject areas, covering 51 subjects. Each of the subject rankings is compiled using four sources; the first two of these are QS’s global surveys of academics and employers, which are used to assess institutions’ international reputations in each subject. Abu Dhabi University’s Business and Management Studies had the best performance in both Academic Reputation and Employer Reputation. The ranking recognises the College of Business’s reputation with employers based on the exceptional skills that our graduates bring to the workforce.

The College of Business at ADU received the ranking for its continued excellence in delivering Business and Management studies

Commenting on the occasion, Professor Waqar Ahmad, Chancellor of Abu Dhabi University, said: “Abu Dhabi University is pleased to receive another accolade that reinforces our position as a leading academic institution in the UAE and the region. This ranking is a testament to ADU’s outstanding academic environment that is dedicated to the delivery of cutting-edge and internationally accredited academic programmes that equip students with 21st-century skills and resources.”

He added: “The College of Business has achieved remarkable milestones since the inception of the school at ADU. We continually review and improve our programmes and courses portfolio to provide our students with engaging learning experiences that reflect the current and emerging priorities of the industry.”

As part of its Business and Management studies, ADU offers a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) with over 82 graduates since its inception in 2010

As part of its Business and Management studies, ADU offers a prestigious Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) that has witnessed the graduation of over 82 students since its inception in 2010. Moreover, ADU offers the UAE’s largest MBA programme with 900 enrolled students in addition to its wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes geared toward building and enhancing its students’ business, management, and leadership careers.

The College of Business at ADU is an internationally recognised business school accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the European Foundation for Management Development (EQUIS). The College also provides students with the opportunity for exchange programmes with a group of leading academic schools worldwide. Furthermore, the College offers short-term study abroad programmes in France, the UK, South Korea, Brazil, and Ireland.

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