DDI in Dubai: Studying Society & Culture in the UAE (Faculty-Led Program)
Seeking to understand the cultural norms and values in society are key components to social science research. In this program, you will have the opportunity to explore a city outside of the U.S. and employ methodological approaches learned throughout the course, Research Methods and Decolonizing Approaches. While studying abroad in the UAE, you will visit Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah and immerse yourself into the diverse culture of this newly developed urban Middle Eastern society.
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. Your educational experience in Dubai is enhanced by the diversity of cultures, engineering feats and once-in-a-lifetime activities which surround you on a daily basis.