Dubai Investments announced this week, that it would be building a Dubai branch of the Austria’s Modul University.
Based in Dubai Multi Commodities Centre in Jumeirah Lake Towers, the location will boast a 25,000 square feet campus.
The university, set to open in September 2016, will be open for admissions in the first quarter of next year.
Speaking to Arabian Business, Khalid Bin Kalban, managing director and CEO of Dubai Investments said, “education is one of the fastest growing sectors in the UAE, driven by a growing population and the rising demand for quality education."
"Dubai Investments is committed to play a pivotal role in facilitating the knowledge-sharing; and bringing the prestigious Modul University to Dubai is a step in the direction amidst unprecedented growth opportunities on offer in the UAE education sector.”
The Dubai campus is set to offer undergraduate, graduate and MBA degree programmes, with a focus on hospitality and tourism management, international management, New Media management and Sustainable Development Management.
Walter Ruck of a Vienna went on to say, “Modul University Vienna enjoys a sterling international reputation for its standards and the reputed Austrian know-how in education. The comprehensive academic curriculum, particularly in the tourism and hospitality sector, will prepare students in the UAE and the GCC for the competitive world.”