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


Rabdan Academy has a library and information Center containing books, journals and other media. Students and staff can search the library catalog and use many of its resources and services online via the library intranet.


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.

Towards A More Resilient Nation

Rabdan Academy vision is to provide a future-class multi-disciplinary learning environment of choice for the continuing development and integration of safety, security, defence, emergency preparedness and crisis management professionals.


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Student Handbook 2021 – 2022

Academic Catalogue 2021 – 2022 







With the Aim of Strengthening Bilateral Cooperation and Consolidating Strategic Partnership .. Director General of GCAA Visits Rabdan Academy

Abu Dhabi – 20 June 2022 H.E. Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director General of the General Civil Aviation Authority, visited Rabdan Academy in Abu Dhabi to strengthen strategic cooperation and partnership as well as learning about Rabdan Academy’s best experiences, practices and future projects, where he was received by H.E. Dr. Faisal Al Ayyan, Vice […]

Rabdan Academy Showcases its Academic and Training Programmes during the «Study in the UAE Festival»

Rabdan Academy participated in the activities of the «Study in the UAE Festival», which was held at Khalifa University in the presence of students, parents and representatives of various national universities. Rabdan Academy’s Team presented an “Introductory Video” that provided an overview of the academy and its unique educational strategy. The students were briefed about […]

Oxford University Publishes a Special Edition of Abu Dhabi Police’s Leading Practices

Abu Dhabi Police, in collaboration with Rabdan Academy, published the first edition of its kind in the UAE in the world-renowned journal “Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice” published by Oxford University Press. The prestigious journal, well-recognized in the global policing community, included a guest editorial from H.E. Staff Major General Pilot Faris Khalaf […]

Rabdan Academy Showcases its Academic and Training Programmes during the 8th Education Interface Exhibition

Rabdan Academy participated in the activities of the 8th Education Interface Exhibition and the Middle East Youth Conference, which was held under the patronage of Lt. Gen. HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior at Giugesto Arena in Abu Dhabi. Rabdan Academy’s Team presented an “Introductory Video” that […]