International student support

Why choose to study in Dubai?

Dubai is one of the most attractive, cosmopolitan cities in the UAE and around the Middle East region. Arabic is the local language of the U.A.E. However, English is widely accepted as a spoken language across all 7 Emirates of the nation.

The city is home to over 200 nationalities from around the world and provides an unparalleled, spectacular experience for tourists, residents, and foreign students, alike. Dubai is known for world-class education, growth, innovation, sustainability, and exceptional health care. The city offers a variety of attractions, a unique coastline, gorgeous sandy deserts and dune areas and fascinating cityscapes for a lifetime of unforgettable memories for anyone who visits or lives in the city. Recently, QS Best Students’ Cities Ranking 2023 has ranked Dubai as the “best student city in the Middle East”. Dubai also tops the list of one of the safest countries, globally, in the latest rankings of the World Economic Forum (WEF) with low crime rates because of the strict Government rules and regulations that people need to abide by, which makes the city one of the most popular and preferred international students’ destinations around the world.   

Dubai is well-known for its hustling and bustling city life and those who have been living in this very city popularly refer Dubai as “a city that never sleeps” and a place “where impossible is possible”. Having the biggest, tallest, largest, uber luxury to the most economical things to experience. So, it is a welcoming place to all types of expat communities who stay in harmony with the local communities. Just some of the iconic, recommended, most prominent, must-visit places and attractions that you need to add to your bucket list.      

Ain Dubai 
Dubai Frame
Deep Dive Dubai
The Dubai Mall 
Burj Khalifa
Burj Al Arab 
Ski Dubai
The Dubai Fountain
Atlantis Aquaventure
Souk Madinat Jumeirah
Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo  

De Montfort University Dubai (DMU Dubai) is strategically located in Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) – an international academic hub of not only Dubai but also the MENA region. DIAC hosts many leading and accredited overseas universities. It is central to nurturing education and research, attracting more than 28,000 students from over 100 countries from the Asia-Pacific, GCC, South Asia, Africa and CIS. By coming to De Montfort University (DMU) you are embarking on an exciting and life-changing adventure, but you may still need some support along the way. As an international student, you will have a range of support available to you that begins before you set foot on campus and continues right up until the time you graduate. We also offer our international students  student visa, on-campus accommodation and student transport services. To find out more, please contact Admissions Office.

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