Emirates Aviation University honours Class of 2016

DUBAI, UAE – 15 December 2016 – Emirates Aviation University celebrated today its 26th annual graduation ceremony, honouring more than 145 students. Since its founding year in 1991, EAU now has a pool of nearly 15,000 graduates.

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive Emirates Airline and Group awarded degrees across multiple disciplines with hundreds of family and friends in attendance.


The graduating class of 2016 consisted of 97 students from the undergraduate programmes, 45 from the postgraduate programmes and 10 UAE National students who received an advanced Diploma in Aviation Maintenance Engineering.

Emirates Aviation University continues to provide highly-specialised resources to meet the growing demands of the aviation industry. The university remains to be the centre of aviation excellence in the MENA region since its inception more than two decades ago. Moving to its new campus in Dubai Academic City in 2014, EAU is now fully set and equipped to meet the growing student demand, which is expected to double in the next few years.

In October, the university introduced a new Executive MBA Programme in Aviation Management in collaboration with Coventry University in the UK. The fully-accredited programme, which will begin in January 2017, is designed for students who plan to pursue a career in aviation management or want to transition from an operational role into a general management role. The university also offers Master degrees in Aviation Security, Aviation Safety, Human Resource Management and, MBAs in Aviation Management; Bachelor degrees in Aerospace Technology, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Avionics Technology, Aeronautical Engineering, Aviation Management and Business Management, Mechanical Engineering and Optimisation and Statistics.


About Emirates Aviation University


Established in 1991, Emirates Aviation University is a leading educational institution in the Middle East for aeronautical engineering, aviation management, business management, and aviation safety & security studies. The University is the academic wing of the Emirates Group; a global travel and tourism conglomerate known worldwide for their commitment to the highest standards of quality in every aspect of business.


The University is licensed by the UAE Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs and the National Qualifications Authority and offers an extensive range of educational opportunities designed to provide students with the best aviation related specializations. Students can chose from vocational, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that combine the highest standard of academics with the latest development in the field of aviation.



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