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No increase in Dubai school fees this year: Sheikh Hamdan

Posted by MODUL University Dubai on 11 Jun 2018
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KHDA welcomes five-year visas for foreign students

Posted by MODUL University Dubai on 22 May 2018

Dubai: The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) on Monday welcomed the UAE Cabinet’s decision to grant five-year visas to foreign students in the country.

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Varsities offer ‘future-ready’ degrees for evolving careers

Posted by MODUL University Dubai on 25 Jan 2018

New qualifications to make graduates more employable in today’s fast-changing job market

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MODUL University Dubai’s 360-Degree Programs Bridge Gap Between Academics, Industry

Posted by MODUL University Dubai on 25 Jan 2018

Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC], the leading, diversified investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced that its subsidiary MODUL University Dubai’s 360-degree higher education programs are not only setting unprecedented benchmarks in excellence but also bridging the skill-set gap between academics and industry.

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Survival of the Educated and the Lean

Posted by MODUL University Dubai on 12 Sep 2017
In a world where Moore’s Law continues to prevail across multiple industries, the educated and competent are best quipped to accommodate the pace of change in skills and technology. Why is Education the investment in your future worth making today? The world we live in today will be different tomorrow, and the single most critical challenge for any professional and business alike shall remain how to successfully build human capacities while delivering brand experiences, retaining customers and sustaining growth. Qualified professionals at every level who possess the necessary skills and education are scarce and hence in high demand. The UAE boasts 45 Economic Free Zones, 28 in Dubai alone, to foster trade, industrial production, and the ever-growing service industries. Ahead of the EXPO 2020 buildup, 227,000 new jobs will be created, and over 25 million visitors are expected. Dubai is the region’s largest business hub and start-ups’ incubator with USD 300 million in investments. With a diverse population of over 200 nationalities composed of 60% able and ambitious working professionals between 25 – 54 years [ Source: Gulf NewsDubai Statistics Centre 2015Dubai Expo 2010 Projects Report, A MEED Insight report 2014], the competition in the race for the buildup and recruitment of human capital is fierce!! [embed height="456"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9c9xLfzcazM[/embed] At  MODUL University Dubai, the  first and only Austrian university in the Middle East, we offer solutions that have been designed over the course of a century. It all started with our team in  Vienna back in 1908and has now been perfected in Dubai in close collaboration with industry stakeholders as well as policy makers to meet the regional requirements in an effort to  bridge the skillset gap between higher education and the job market using best practices led by world-class trainers and coaches. At MODUL, we believe in  empowering our students through avant-garde education as well as tailored training programmes aimed at  strengthening their employability prospects and advancing their careers. This includes our flagship  “Internships by MODUL” training programme which guarantees paid internships to our students at leading corporate partners across multiple industries while making sure students are well equipped ahead of commencing the internship. Another example is MODUL’s first of its kind  “Inside MBA” , a di sruptive solution in the MBA education segment that revolutionizes the way working professionals gain access to select MBA courses of their choosing to strengthen and increase their knowledge and skill-sets needed for their profession at their own pace and without having to compromise their employment while taking into consideration their budget constraints. The above programmes are further supported by  MODUL’s global learning approach through enabling students to rotate across its global campuses. MODUL’s  specialized and internationally accredited undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programmes in International Management, Tourism and Hospitality, Interactive Marketing, Events Management, New Media Technology and Sustainable Development prepare students to pursue international managerial careers while equipping them with the necessary skills to succeed in tomorrow’s global business needs. MODUL’s degrees  teach students managerial decision-making in the context of different cultural requirements and encourage out-of-the-box thinking and challenges existing limits and thought patterns through applying a methodological solution oriented thinking. The  part-time format and flexible study method for MODUL’s graduate ( MSc in Sustainable Development Management & Policy) and postgraduate ( MBA) degrees give participants the opportunity to apply newly-gained knowledge immediately in the workplace, ensuring that the benefits of the study programme are realised from day one. Sustainability is one of the  key principals at MODUL University Dubai while it represents an  integral part of the curriculum and research agenda, and is also reflected in the daily work-flow at the Dubai Campus. From  CSRE, MODUL’s fully-integrated research center, through to MODUL’s flagship  academic programme  MSc in Sustainable Development, Management and Policy that addresses sustainable development strategies across all verticals from the environment, urban planning, real-estate, economics, public policy and governance MODUL is firmly committed to fulfil its mandate and deliver on its commitment to the environment. An internal ‘ Sustainability Committee’ composed of staff, faculty and students works to maintain and improve the university’s sustainability goals. In recognition to MODUL’s efforts across time, MODUL University has been awarded numerous accolades for sustainability internationally. 2010 Sustainability Awards: MODUL University was awarded second place in the category “Structural Foundations,” encouraging sustainable development presented by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research for its Sustainability Committee. 2012 Sustainability Awards: First place in the category “Structural Foundation” and third place in the category “Teaching & Curricula/International Cooperations.” 2016 Sustainability Awards: Second place in the category of ”Communication and Decision Making”, and second place in the ”Student Initiatives” category. International Accreditations:
  • Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ Austria), a member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA)
  • United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Themis Foundation's TedQual Certification System
  • Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA)
  • Listed and recognized by the Saudi Ministry of Higher Education and recommended by the King Abdullah Scholarships Program.
  • Listed and recognized by the Omani Ministry of Higher Education.
  • Listed and recognized by the Turkish Council of Higher Education (YÖK), a fully autonomous supreme corporate public body responsible for the planning, coordination, governance, and supervision of higher education.
  • Listed and recognized by the Ministry of Education of the Chinese People’s Republic.
  • Listed and recognized by the Taiwanese Ministry of Education.
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Sustainable Tourism in the Danube Region: New Perspectives

Posted by MODUL University Dubai on 13 Aug 2017
The Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development in the Danube Region: New Perspectives which is taking place in the framework of the International Danube Day is organized by the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications of the Republic of Serbia, in collaboration with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in the name of German Development Cooperation. Considering the United Nations’ (UN) designation of the 2017 as The International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017, this is an appropriate momentum to perceive the current situation in tourism, to share experiences and ideas regarding the advantage of a rapidly evolving tourism sector, gearing to a joint agreement on main priorities. The aim of the Conference is to lay the policy and strategic groundwork for the development of joint sustainable tourism products and marketing platforms in the Danube Region and beyond. The participants of the Conference will have a chance to discuss joint policies and strategies which could be used in laying the framework for sustainable tourism development, investment and promotion in the Danube Region and beyond. They would have opportunity to address key issues such as skills development, sustainability, transnational cooperation and innovation, with the aim to identify flagship projects for transnational cooperation in the Danube Region and beyond. On this occasion, MODUL University Dubai’s Prof. Dr. Edith Szivas, a UNWTO consultant and UNWTO Ted.Qual (Tourism Education Quality Certification Programme) expert and auditor participated along with the highest officials Mr. Rasim Ljajic, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia and Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications, Ms. Karla Hershey, UN Resident Coordinator in Serbia and Mr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization. Dr. Florian Aubke, Assistant Professor of MODUL University Vienna attended the conference as part of a distinguished panel titled “Investing in people: Bridging the skills gap”. The panel addressed the ways in which the tourism industry, government and academia can work together to ensure future employees are given holistic, industry-centric educational experience, specifically tailored to fit the industry’s requirements. ” Cultural tourism plays a leading role in creating new socio-economic opportunities for tourism development at local, regional and national level. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) include two targets calling for tourism to create jobs that promote local culture and products. The participants will look for the way how linkages between tourism and creative industries, such as science, technology and the arts represent an opportunity for creating new and innovative forms of cultural tourism experiences. It will discuss what policies and actions are required to develop supply chains linking producers, consumers and places which fully exploit the added value potential of the creative industries.   Source:  Danubecc.org [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4AqvVQPAuVI&t=7s%20[/embed]
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’جامعة مودول النمساوية في دبي‘ تعزز قدرات طلابها بالمنح المميزة والدورات التدريبية المدفوعة

Posted by MODUL University Dubai on 9 Aug 2017

أعلنت جامعة مودول دبي، التابعة لدبي للاستثمار (ش.م.ع.)، عن المبادرات الاستراتيجية الرئيسية التي تهدف إلى تمكين طلابها وضمان توظيفهم في المستقبل، لإحداث تغيير جذري في منهجية التعليم العالي بالاعتماد على النهج التعليمي المتكامل.

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MODUL University Dubai Empowers Students with Guaranteed Paid Internships, Exclusive Study Grants & Bespoke 360-Degree Austrian Education

Posted by MODUL University Dubai on 9 Aug 2017
MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, has announced key strategic initiatives aimed at not only empowering its students and securing their future employability, but also revolutionizing the sector with a 360-degree education approach. Close on the heels of its guaranteed first-of-its-kind opportunities to students: paid internships with Dubai’s leading institutions and complementary pre-internship training known as Internships by MODUL, launched at GETEX back in April 2017 which received a phenomenal response from students evident in the enrollments and internship placement uptake by MODUL’s various corporate partners. Encouraged by the success of its unique approach, MODUL University Dubai has re-launched its offer for interested students to enroll to any of MODUL’s academic programmes during the month of August 2017. Benefits include (inter alia) free access to Internships by MODUL, guaranteed paid internships at select corporate partners of MODUL as well as exclusive study grants including a sponsored trip to Vienna for MODUL’s rotation programme while availing interest-free payment plans. With the potential of saving up to AED 25,000 on MODUL’s internationally accredited Austrian education the benefits extend across MODUL’s wide range of undergraduate (bachelors), post graduate (MBA) and Graduate (MSc in Sustainable Development, Management and Policy) degrees. Prof. Dr. Joerg Finsinger, Academic Head at MODUL University Dubai, said: “Since its inception in the region, MODUL University Dubai has endeavoured to set new benchmarks in educational excellence. The special campaign is aimed at further enhancing the learning experience at the university, which follows the success of the guaranteed paid internships offer which encouraged the students to learn beyond the classroom. MODUL’s 360-degree education has been designed to help students supplement academic courses with diverse life experiences.” The 360-degree education encompasses a global learning approach through rotation programmes across MODUL’s Dubai & Vienna campuses, driving sustainability through investment in education & research and becoming a regional hub for collaboration between industry, policy makers & NGOs. MODUL is also the first and the only university in the Middle East which is tangibly bridging the gap between academics and the industry with paid internships. The paid internship program by MODUL is in commitment to the university’s mission to reinforce value-added, tailored quality education, enhancing students’ employability and also offering valuable operational insights. Source:  Eye of Dubai
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Top Austrian university to open first overseas campus in Dubai

Posted by MODUL University Dubai on 5 Mar 2016

Dubai Investments said on Tuesday it has invested 90 percent of the total project cost to build Austria’s Modul University Vienna’s first campus in Dubai.

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Dubai Investments Invests 90% in MODUL University Dubai Campus

Posted by MODUL University Dubai on 23 Feb 2016

Dubai Investments PJSC, the leading investment conglomerate listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has invested 90% of the total project cost to build MODUL University Vienna’s first campus in Dubai.

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