Creativity is Intelligence Having Fun – Albert Einstein


The College of Design is considered one of most dynamic Colleges at the University AUE.  It consists of four important programs that are unique, and very technical.  The College of Design at AUE provides its students, a wide variety of educational and career opportunities, and encourages creative minds, in order for the students to be able to peruse professional careers in the industry.  Students learn the theoretical knowledge, as well as learning the practical experience to prepare them for challenging careers in any of the following programs.


The programs of College of Design are designed to encourage students to research, conceptualize, create, and critique their own work. This challenging process is designed to ensure that students understand how to present professional work in a presentation form as these skills are required by professional around the world. Working in both 2 and 3 dimensional designs, as well as representing traditional and modern medias, students will be encouraged to investigate, experiment and research in order to produce professional work that represents what they learned, achieved, using the theoretical background and the technical skills that they learned in these professional programs.

Students who graduate from the College of Fine Arts and Design are highly motivated and creative individuals who can pursue professional career opportunities. They will be employed in diverse fields and professional areas in the challenging world of arts and design.

  • Animation
  • Illustration
  • Web Design
  • Interior Design
  • Interior Consultancy
  • Universal Design Consultancy
  • Fashion Design

College Advisory Board Members

Name Designation
Dr. Eng Ani Atanasova CEO and co-founder of Pixelhunters, UAE
Mr. Kris Barber Director, Dgrade, Dubai, UAE
Mr. Ali Abdulla Sharif Head of Marketing, Ministry of Interior General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs, Dubai, UAE
Ms. Salama Al Hajeri AUE Alumnus (graduate of the College of Design, Interior Design)

For further information, enquiries, comments or suggestions, please contact the CDES Secretary on: Tel No.: +971 (0)4 449 9770