Amity University Dubai is licensed by the UAE Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) in the UAE, with degrees accredited by the MOE through the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA).  The university is internationally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA).

CAA accreditation for degrees is an important factor for future job seekers, with benefits including:

  • Assurance to students that a university meets international education standards
  • Validation of the quality of education programmes
  • Universal recognition for credit transfer and further education abroad

UAE Ministry of Education and CAA - Amity University Dubai has been granted an institutional licensure from UAE's Ministry of Education through the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA). The Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) is the UAE Federal Government Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education.

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - Amity University Dubai is a member of The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Business Education Alliance. The AACSB provides an international seal of approval for business programmes that ensures the educational needs of students are met through high quality, continuous improvement and excellence in education. 

WASC Senior College and University Commission - WASC is a regional accrediting agency that serves a diverse membership of both public and private higher institutions throughout Hawaii, the Pacific, California and a few institutions outside of the United States. Amity University Dubai was the first private university in the UAE to receive an accreditation from WASC. 

*Accreditation valid until 24th February 2031.

Quality Assurance Agency - The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) safeguard standards and improves the quality of UK higher education wherever it is delivered around the world. They check that students working towards a UK qualification get the higher education they are entitled to expect. Amity University Dubai was the first university to be successfully reviewed in the UAE.

*Accreditation valid until July 2028.

Professional Certifications

Our degrees are formally recognised by leading professional organisations including: 

International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) for all Management Programmes.

IET accreditation for our Computer Science, Telecommunication, and Aerospace programmes.

Business degrees are accredited to 5 different professional qualifications from UK and USA. 

  • ACCA (*Accreditation valid until 31st December 2028.)
  • CMA (*Accreditation valid until 12th September 2024.)
  • CIMA 
  • SAS 
  • CILT (*Accreditation valid until 30th September 2025.)


Amity University Dubai is the only CAA-accredited university in the UAE offering a Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT) Level 4 Advanced Diploma to MBA and EMBA students.

*Accreditation valid until 30th September 2025.


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