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.

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Student Handbook 2022 – 2023

Academic Catalogue 2022 – 2023 







Rabdan Academy Holds Successful ‘Promising Practices Forum’ with Participation of Leading National Universities

. The forum provided a platform for sharing educational, training, and scientific activities among national university students and staff. The event was attended by more than 400 students, faculty, professionals and experts in campus life and student affairs sectors. The initiative highlighted the best international practices in enriching the student life at the national level […]

Rabdan Academy – GInI’s First Authorized University Provider in UAE

. This achievement aligns with the Abu Dhabi Strategy to promote innovation and excellence in education. Rabdan Academy will provide certification and accreditation related services to organizations and individuals, as well as issue GInI-recognized Innovation Development Units. Rabdan Academy is authorized by GInI to provide innovation assessments to organizations seeking accreditation in innovation. . Abu […]

Rabdan Academy Holds a Series of Specialized Seminars to Introduce Its Students to ChatGPT

. More than 600 students participate in the sessions from various academic programs specialized in the areas of safety, security, defence, emergency preparedness and crisis management. Professors, academics and experts in artificial intelligence applications review opportunities and challenges related to ChatGPT. Aimed to employ best practices in artificial intelligence, and to keep abreast of technological […]

Rector of Republic of Indonesia Defense University Visits Rabdan Academy

. Participated as a keynote speaker in a specialized symposium entitled ‘South China Sea .. Challenges and Future’ held for experts and researchers from relevant national entities. Included a special meeting with Republic of Indonesia Defense University’s cadets, who are studying at the Academy as part of the joint cooperation aspects between the two sides […]