Khalifa University is actively involved in establishing long term strategic partnerships with a variety of organizations. The University currently enjoys strong relationships with over 20 national and international partners including industry leaders, multinational entities, government agencies, universities and other institutions.

By partnering with these entities, the University seeks to emphasize its commitment to research and development, as well as providing its students and faculty the opportunity to solve applied problems and gain real world experience.

The university is closely aligned with Abu Dhabi’s 2030 vision to expand the knowledge economy and diversify into strategic high technology sectors.

In response to the vision the University has undertaken several broad university research initiatives and partnerships focused on the following areas:  Aerospace, Biomedical, Healthcare, National Security, Telecommunications, Information Technology, Nuclear Energy

Our partners: 

AbsherTerry Fox FoundationZayed University

Al Jalia FoundationBoeing CorporationBritish Council 

British Telecommunications (BT)Dassaut AviationDIEHLEARTHEmirates Steel

ENECEtisalat Exceed Fanr Gorgia Tech ICT Fund

KAISTLockheed MartinMasdar Institute

New York University Abu DhabiNational Research FoundationSAP

QualComm  Sandia National Labs    Northorp Grumman

Semiconductor Research CorporationStrataTakamul

Texas A & M UniversityThalesUAEUUniversity of Coimbra

University of Bristol  University of Tokyo  University of Western Australia


ADNOCAbu Dhabi PoliceAbu Dhabi Water and Electricity AuthorityNational Rehabilitation CenterSSSA- PisaChildren's National Health Systems - Washington DC

Mubadala  UAE Space Agency