Dean's Welcome

Welcome to the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) and to the College of Business and Economics (CBE). We are honored that you are interested in continuing your education with us.

High-level business professionals serving on our Executive Advisory Board have guided us in establishing a vibrant and supportive learning environment with cutting-edge curricula that has enhanced our reputation and the employability of our graduates. Our faculty experts research a broad range of topics that provide insights into new ways of thinking and learning for business and society. Our faculty and professional staff’s skills, knowledge and commitment combine to enrich the student learning experience.

The CBE is recognized around the world because of our accreditation from AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the premier accrediting body for business programs.  The CBE’s accreditation by this organization is a testament to excellence and a commitment to continuous improvement. Today, we are the only business unit in the Middle East, and one of only 182 institutions in the world to hold both business and accounting accreditation. Less than five percent of business programs globally are accredited by AACSB. 

The CBE educates more than 3,000 students annually in 10 undergraduate degree programs, two master’s programs, and one doctoral program through four academic departments (Accounting, Business Administration, Economics and Finance, and Statistics). We continue to improve our classroom and beyond-the-classroom experiences for our students in order to provide:

  • Encouraging guidance from expert faculty
  • Instruction with a global consideration
  • Leadership and managerial training from group work and participation in organizations and clubs
  • Practical learning through invited speakers, field trips, projects, study abroad programs and internships
  • Professional support and career development

You can see that we have much to offer to allow you to achieve your goals and dreams. We look forward to welcoming you as a student in the CBE and helping you build your future.

Prof. Mohamed Tahar Madi
Acting Dean, College of Business and Economics



Aug 23, 2016