RIT Dubai, a not-for-profit university affiliated with Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY, USA and located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and is licensed in Dubai by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). Individual degree programs may also have professional accreditations, such as the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) for our business programs. RIT Dubai was established in 2008 to provide world-class educational programs in the UAE for students and professionals from across the globe. The vision of RIT Dubai is to be the premier provider of career-focused, technologically advanced education in the Middle East. RIT Dubai students are part of a new and exciting learning environment, one that is dedicated to the development of students’ competencies in engineering, business, information technology, service leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
As one of the Global Campuses, R.I.T Dubai ascribes to the same vision, mission and values as Rochester Institute of Technology, NY, USA.
RIT Dubai will be one of the leading higher education institutions in the region.
Our Mission is to transform society through education, research and innovation.
Student Centeredness: Exhibits behavior, performs duties of position, and/or makes decisions that demonstrate and/or support the importance of students as the primary constituency of the university and/or contributes directly to student success.
Professional Development and Scholarship: Takes actions to continuously advance and/or improve in one’s academic or professional discipline; as an individual contributor; as a team member; and/or as an organizational leader.
Integrity and Ethics: Does what it takes to deliver on commitments made to the department, college, or division and to constituency groups. Builds personal trust and relationships inside and outside the university by doing what one says he or she will do when it is promised.
Respect, Diversity and Pluralism: Provides a high level of service to fellow members of the RIT Dubai community. Treats every person with dignity. Demonstrates inclusion by incorporating diverse perspectives to plan, conduct, and/or evaluate the work of the organization, department, college, or division.
Innovation and Flexibility: Provides and/or encourages new ideas that could make the department, college, or division an even better organization. Open to, and adapts well to change.
Teamwork and Collaboration: Contributes to the efforts of the department, division, or college as a team player. Works well with others outside the department to accomplish cross-college or division goals and objectives.