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Message from RIT Dubai President

Message from RIT Dubai President

Welcome to RIT Dubai - an exciting learning environment, dedicated to the development of students’ competencies in engineering, business, information technology, service leadership and innovation as well as their successful integration into a global society.

We are committed to offering the highest standards of university education, set by the world-renowned Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in New York State. Degrees and diplomas granted by RIT are recognized and respected globally and RIT Dubai offers the same technology-based programs that are currently offered on its main campus in Rochester, New York.

RIT Dubai is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs, Knowledge and Human Development Authority in Dubai as well as American authorities. Our vision is to be a premier provider of career-focused higher education institutions in the Middle East and Southeast Asia and our students will be part of making this vision come true.

As RIT Dubai students, you will have access to highly qualified and experienced international faculty who will help empower innovative thinking that can be applied in practical settings. Our market-relevant degree programs, extensive academic resources, and latest learning technology will ensure that your student experience is both exciting and enriching. And as RIT Dubai graduates you will be well-prepared to enter your chosen profession to compete and lead in the global market.

As RIT Dubai is a part of Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), our students have access to the many training and development opportunities provided by DSO and the international companies that it hosts such as Yokogawa, SAP, Porsche besides others, providing a vibrant synergy of academic and corporate research and development.

Read through our website to find more about our process of application, the structure and content of our undergraduate and graduate degree programs, faculty expertise and their scholarly interests, community engagements, etc. Your choice of higher education is one of the most important decisions of your life and by choosing RIT Dubai, you will choose excellence and innovation in education, qualities that will serve you well anywhere in the world.

Dr. Yousef Al Assaf

President, RIT University in Dubai