As the crossroads between Europe, Africa, and Asia, the Middle East plays a pivotal role in the exchange of ideas. This RIT summer virtual program will help you experience first-hand the complex coexistence of tradition and modernity, faith and innovation.
Engineering Innovation in the City of Possibilities
Dubai is home to the most cutting-edge engineering feats in the world including the man-made palm islands, world's tallest building the Burj Khalifa, state-of-the-art desalination facilities and Masdar, a planned sustainable community. Regardless of your specific engineering major, there is something for everyone to sink their teeth into.
Dubai is a premier destination for tourists, business people and celebrities from around the world. Attracted to its year-round sunshine and luxurious life style, the number of tourists visiting Dubai each year is expected to top 15 million. Dubai is a modern, cosmopolitan city with a diverse population that spans nearly every culture, ethnicity and religion.