Khalifa University (KUSTAR) - public higher education institution in United Arab Emirates. KUSTAR became active in 2007. The university has an urban campus in Abu Dhabi.

University ranking. Khalifa University is among the best educational institutions in United Arab Emirates, that is among the top 5 universities according to the national rankings. Despite being one of the youngest educational institutions, Khalifa University it ranks 3 in the national ratings of United Arab Emirates. Every year the university manages to get into the top 5% of the best world universities.

Application process and the cost of tuition. For evaluation the university uses the applicant's academic performance and examination results. We can tell that Khalifa University is very selective as it accepts only 1 out of 10 applicants. The academic year is divided into semesters like in many other educational institutions of United Arab Emirates. Studying bachelor’s at KUSTAR is relatively inexpensive - only 1,000 USD per year. A year of master’s studies will cost you 1,000 USD. In addition to low tuition fees the university provides the students with extra financial assistance in the form of scholarships. More information regarding tuition, admission and programs is available on the official website http://www.ku.ac.ae.

The composition of the university. Khalifa University is relatively small, teaching about 2900 students on average. Being a foreign citizen does not exclude you from the admission process. The ratio is 1 foreign student to 5 local ones. The academic makeup of KUSTAR includes around 498 teachers. A large number of teachers are foreign specialists. University’s social media profiles can give you more information about the students and current events: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook.

Infrastructure of KUSTAR. The university has a dedicated library. It has a variety of sports facilities.
Ranking   541   3
Country United Arab Emirates
City Abu Dhabi
Bachelor (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  23,028 USD/year.
to  26,482 USD/year.
Master (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  17,263 USD/year.
to  20,716 USD/year.
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  23,028 USD/year.
to  26,482 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  17,263 USD/year.
to  20,716 USD/year.
Living expenses $1,126 -1,731 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 10.00%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 2007
Abbreviation KUSTAR
Teachers 498
Students 2,944
Foreigners 22%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Sport facilities Available
Library Available
Motto
Nurturing tomorrow's leaders. Growing the knowledge Economy
Accreditation
• Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, UAE
Rankings
World ranking 541
Country ranking 3
Quality of teaching 113
International Faculty 7
International Students 240
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 541
QS World University Rankings 482
Cost of living in Abu Dhabi
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 722 973
Food 183 344
Transportation 17 49
Communications and utilities 127 112
Clothing 25 94
Sports and leisure 50 159
Total 1,126 1,731
Accommodation in Abu Dhabi USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 730
Shared room in city centre 983
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 1,132
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 1,475
Alternative title
English Khalifa University
Arabic جامعة خليفة للعلوم والتكنولوجيا والبحوث
German Khalifa University
Spanish Universidad de Khalifa
Japanese ハリーファ大学
Portuguese Universidade de Khalifa
Chinese 哈利法大学
cy Prifysgol Khalifa
ca Universitat Khalifa
tr Halife Üniversitesi
fa دانشگاه خلیفه
ga Ollscoil Khalifa
bn খলিফা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
tl Pamantasang Khalifa
old Khalifa University
alt Khalifa University
Location on map

Khalifa University - Official Description

Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research is an independent, non-profit, coeducational institution inaugurated in 2007 as part of an Abu Dhabi government initiative. The university is dedicated to the advancement of learning through teaching and research and the discovery and application of knowledge. It endeavors to be an internationally recognized research university, with a world class reputation for interdisciplinary teaching and research and a tradition of partnering with leading international academic institutions. The rapidly growing university community is comprised of faculty and staff from over forty countries and offers our students a culturally rich and diverse educational environment. Khalifa University currently offers eight undergraduate engineering-based programs and seven graduate degree programs. As a research-based institution, Khalifa University is home to a number of research centers and institutes. The research priorities currently include: ○Information and Communication Technology (ICT) ○Aerospace ○Transport and Logistics ○Energy and the Environment ○Healthcare ○ Security The University insists on the highest world class standards of academic excellence in all that it does. It complements other universities in the region by providing, in its chosen areas of activity, the best teaching and research available in the region.

Bachelor - Khalifa University

Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research is an independent, non-profit, coeducational institution inaugurated in 2007 as part of an Abu Dhabi government initiative. The university is dedicated to the advancement of learning through teaching and research and the discovery and application of knowledge. It endeavors to be an internationally recognized research university, with a world class reputation for interdisciplinary teaching and research and a tradition of partnering with leading international academic institutions. The rapidly growing university community is comprised of faculty and staff from over forty countries and offers our students a culturally rich and diverse educational environment. Khalifa University currently offers eight undergraduate engineering-based programs and seven graduate degree programs. As a research-based institution, Khalifa University is home to a number of research centers and institutes. The research priorities currently include: ○Information and Communication Technology (ICT) ○Aerospace ○Transport and Logistics ○Energy and the Environment ○Healthcare ○ Security The University insists on the highest world class standards of academic excellence in all that it does. It complements other universities in the region by providing, in its chosen areas of activity, the best teaching and research available in the region.

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