Vision To be a world-class institution in Dubai in education, research and innovation for the betterment and prosperity of people. Mission Realizing our vision will require University of Dubai to be ranked one among top 100 universities worldwide before 2025 to: Serve the educational needs of diverse undergraduates, postgraduates and professionals. Produce high caliber graduates. Provide education based on international standards. Provide a stimulating educational environment to prepare future leaders. Engage faculty in applied research focused mainly on the economic development of Middle East & Africa (MEA) Region. UD Strategic Goals The Mission is accomplished through five strategic goals: Streamline UD Governance for innovation and being student centric; Enhance IT infrastructure for effective student learning; Enhance marketing & communication for effective UD branding; Expand faculty and staff resources, energize basic & applied research and promote entrepreneurship; and Expand community (including alumni) relationships.