Rabdan Academy is the first in the UAE to provide learning in a dual sector structure that recognises prior learning and experience, sharing accumulated credits from course to course and job to job


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Rabdan Academy provides a selection of short courses designed for professional development of personnel working in the safety, security, defense, emergency and crisis management sector.

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In cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Rabdan Academy Holds Awareness Sessions for Uzbekistan

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on 9 November 2021: In coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Rabdan Academy held a number of awareness sessions for the Government and Academic institutions in the Republic of Uzbekistan. These sessions, covering business community during pandemics, cybersecurity, the role of media during crises, and risk […]

H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi honors Professor Joel Hayward on his book: The Leadership of Muhammad: A Historical Reconstruction

On Tuesday 2 November 2021, His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, presented Professor Joel Hayward of the Rabdan Academy the prize of “Best International Non-Fiction Book” at the 2021 Sharjah International Book Awards. Professor Joel won the prestigious prize for his sixteenth book, called The Leadership […]

Abu Dhabi launches Zayed Military University to train Emiratis in defence, security

New university will initially provide Bachelor’s degree in defense and security Abu Dhabi: A brand new university — the Zayed Military University — has been launched in the capital on Monday to train young Emiratis for roles in the country’s military and security forces. The university will initially offer a three-year degree, a Bachelors of […]

On the International Day of the Blind: Rabdan Academy organizes a special course for people of determination

Abu Dhabi, 18 October 2021 Rabdan Academy, in cooperation with the Zayed Higher Organization for People of Determination and Abu Dhabi Police, announced a CSR initiative by organizing a training course for People of Determination (visually impaired), in conjunction with the International Day of the Blind, “the white cane”. The organization of this course by […]