Dubai, situated in the United Arab Emirates, has evolved from a modest fishing village into a global powerhouse known for its futuristic architecture, luxury retail, and vibrant cultural scene. Positioned on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf, the city has become a pivotal hub for business, tourism, and innovation.

Dubai’s strategic location and business-friendly environment have attracted multinational corporations, establishing the city as a key financial center in the Middle East. As a premier tourist destination, Dubai showcases iconic landmarks such as the Burj Khalifa, Palm Jumeirah, and the Dubai Mall, offering a blend of luxury hotels, pristine beaches, and diverse entertainment options.

Renowned for ambitious projects like the Burj Khalifa and artificial archipelagos, Dubai is a testament to innovation and modern infrastructure. The city embraces cultural diversity, hosting various events and festivals that reflect a fusion of traditions from around the world, fostering a cosmopolitan atmosphere that attracts a diverse expatriate community.

Dubai hosts several prestigious international schools offering a range of globally recognised curriculums such as International Baccalaureate (IB), British National Curriculum, American curriculum and Advanced Placement (AP), Canadian Curriculum, Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE)  and many more that focus on academic excellence and holistic development.

Dubai’s commitment to education, combined with its global allure, has led to the establishment of numerous high-quality international schools, meeting the diverse needs of its multinational population.

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NameNo. SchoolsInfo
A Level 3 Learn More
American / US Curriculum 5 Learn More
AP 4 Learn More
Australian Curriculum 1 Learn More
British Curriculum 12 Learn More
Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) 0 Learn More
French Curriculum 0 Learn More
German Curriculum 0 Learn More
ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education 0 Learn More
International Baccalaureate (IB) 8 Learn More
International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme (CP/IBCP) 4 Learn More
International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (DP/IBDP) 11 Learn More
International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP/IBMYP) 7 Learn More
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP/IBPYP) 8 Learn More
International General Certificate of General Education (IGCSE) 7 Learn More
International Primary Curriculum (IPC) 0 Learn More
Montessori 0 Learn More
Reggio Emilia 0 Learn More
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) 0 Learn More

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