University Exchange Programs

About ACD

The American College of Dubai is a privately endowed educational institution established under the laws of the UAE with programs operating under the auspices of the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

ACD is a private educational institution licensed by the UAE´s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHESR) with its individual programs accredited by the Commission on Academic Accreditation (CAA), a branch of the Ministry.

ACD is authorized by the CAA to offer the Bachelor of Business Administration(BBA) as well as its University Transfer Program.

The American College of Dubai seeks to provide its students with:

  • Intellectual and social foundations necessary to prepare them to lead fulfilling lives as competent, committed, and compassionate members of a global society.
  • Delivering engaging instruction in an environment that fosters critical thinking and serious business career preparation.
  • Ensures relevancy to both the regional and global economy through constant interaction with appropriate levels of industry, academia and government.
  • Assistance in the socialization and maturation of young adults by providing an environment that stresses the importance of ethical behaviour and community involvement, both of which are key features of the American system of higher education.

ACD has evolved a unique blended delivery methodology “Facilitated Online Learning” which includes:

  • Online study materials from the ACD Faculty
  • McGrawHill Connect with eBook and online resources
  • Facilitated classroom sessions
  • Synchronous Lecture sessions delivered by ACD Faculty

Delivery methodology incorporates rigorous continuous assessment in the quiz , tests and assignments evaluated by ACD Faculty

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Letter from the President

On behalf of the Administration, Faculty and Staff of American College of Dubai, I offer you a most enthusiastic “Welcome!” to “ACD-ULS – Affiliate Centre”.

ACD in partnership with ULS will endeavour to bring you quality American University education at an affordable cost.

With our unique blended learning model,with online course instructions from the ACD-ULS home faculty and class room sessions from ACD approved facilitators you will receive ...