Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA)

Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA)
Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA)


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About CAA

The Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) is the UAE Federal Government Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. Working collaboratively with relevant international and local authorities in the Emirates, the CAA has a key leadership role in securing and developing the quality of higher education in the UAE. As a matter of the highest priority, it sets out to safeguard academic standards, and to assure and enhance the quality of learning opportunities provided for students in UAE’s higher education institutions (HEIs). It undertakes licensure of HEIs in the UAE and accreditation of their award-bearing academic programs. In order to be entered in the National Register and receive Federal Recognition any HEIs offering post-secondary education in the UAE must receive institutional licensure and accreditation of their degree, diploma and certificate programs that are of at least one-year study duration. CAA accreditation incorporates recognition of Diploma (Associate Degree), Higher Diploma (Advanced Diploma) Bachelor Degree, Postgraduate Diploma and Certificate, Master Degree and Doctorate Degree. These Degree ranges from level 5-10 as per National Qualifications Framework (QFEmirates) of UAE​.

Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) Accredited Programs

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List of Accreditation Universities and Colleges in Dubai (UAE)

Emirate of Abu Dhabi


  • Al Ain University of Science and Technology
  • Al Falah University
  • Abu Dhabi University
  • ALHOSN University
  • Emirates College for Advanced Education
  • Emirates College of Technology
  • Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS)– Abu Dhabi branch
  • European International College
  • Higher Colleges of Technology– Abu Dhabi and Al Ain branches
  • INSEAD – Abu Dhabi
  • Khalifa University– Abu Dhabi branch
  • Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
  • New York Institute of Technology
  • New York University Abu Dhabi
  • Palpa University
  • Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
  • The Petroleum Institute– Abu Dhabi branch
  • Syscoms College, Abu Dhabi
  • Syscoms Institute
  • United Arab Emirates University
  • University of Strathclyde Business School– Abu Dhabi Campus
  • Zayed University– Abu Dhabi branch


Emirate of Dubai

There are sizable numbers of universities and colleges in Dubai. Dubai‘s educational institutions include public government-run and private universities and colleges.

Public universities and colleges

  • Higher Colleges of Technology
  • Zayed University
  • University of Dubai


Private universities and colleges


  • Al Dar University College
  • Al Falah University
  • Al Ghurair University
  • Allied Institute of Management Studies (AIMS), Dubai
  • American College of Dubai
  • American University in Dubai
  • American University in the Emirates
  • Amity University Dubai
  • Atlas Educational Institute – Karama, Dubai Campus
  • Biotechnology University College, Dubai
  • Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani – Dubai
  • Birla Institute of Technology, International Campus– RAK
  • Brentwood Open Learning College
  • British University in Dubai
  • Canadian University Of Dubai
  • Capital Dubai Campus
  • Cass Business School
  • Centre for Executive Education, Dubai Knowledge Village
  • Dubai Medical College for Girls
  • Dubai School of Dental Medicine
  • Dubai School of Government
  • Dubai University College
  • The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management
  • Emirates Aviation University (formerly Emirates Aviation College)
  • Emirates College for Management & Information Technology
  • Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) – Dubai branch
  • European University College Brussels(Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel)
  • European University College (formerly Nicolas & Asp University College)
  • Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University
  • HAwowid
  • Heriot-Watt University Dubai
  • Hult International Business School
  • IIM Indore
  • Institute of Management Technology, Dubai
  • International Horizons College – Dubai
  • Islamic & Arabic Studies College Dubai
  • Islamic Azad University, Dubai
  • Jumeira University
  • London Business School, Dubai
  • London College of Fashion– Short Courses in the Middle East
  • London College of Make-up FZ-LLC
  • London Human Resources Institute, Dubai Centre, Knowledge Village
  • Mahatma Gandhi University
  • Make-Up Atelier Paris school in Dubai
  • Manchester University Business School
  • Manipal University
  • Middlesex University– Dubai Campus
  • MODUL University Dubai– Dubai Campus of MODUL University Vienna
  • Murdoch University Dubai
  • Rochester Institute of Technology – Dubai (RIT Dubai)
  • S P Jain School of Global Management– Dubai
  • SAE Institute
  • Shahid Beheshti University, Dubai
  • Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology(SZABIST)
  • Skyline University College
  • Synergy University Dubai Campus
  • Universal Empire Institute of Medical Sciences
  • University of Atlanta Dubai
  • University of Dubai
  • University of Modern Sciences
  • University of Strathclyde Business School – Dubai Campus
  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Wollongong in Dubai
  • Wings University


Emirate of Sharjah

  • American University of Sharjah
  • Career Campus Educational Centre, Sharjah
  • Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS)– Sharjah branch
  • Higher Colleges of Technology– Sharjah branch
  • Khalifa University– Sharjah branch
  • Manchester Management Training, Sharjah
  • Skyline University College, Sharjah
  • University of Sharjah
  • Westford School of Management, Sharjah


Emirate of Ajman


  • Ajman University of Science and Technology
  • City University College of Ajman
  • Gulf Medical University
  • International College of Law & Business Administration (ICLBAT), Ajman
  • University College for Mother and Family Science


Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah

  • Abasyn University – Ras Al Khaimah Campus
  • American University of Ras Al Khaimah
  • Birla Institute of Technology, Ras Al Khaimah
  • Bolton University of Ras Al Khaimah
  • Cornerstone College of International Studies, Ras Al Khaimah
  • Emirates Canadian University College
  • London American City College
  • RAK Medical & Health Sciences University – College of Dental Sciences
  • Westford School of Management


Emirate of Fujairah

  • Fujairah College
  • Higher Colleges of Technology– Fujairah branch

Commission for Academic Accreditation(CAA) Contact Details

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Commission for Academic Accreditation
P.O.Box 295
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Phone: +9​71 2 408 9717​