The Academic City represents an area situated in the city of Dubai and surrounded by Dubai Silicon Oasis on one side and Dubai – Al Ain Road, Emirates Road and Manama Street on other three sides. Academic City is an international educational center in the pursuit of intellectual development and as such, a home to enormous number of both regional and international colleges and universities, and also to over 24,000 students from all around the globe, with more than 400 undergraduate and post-graduate programs provided to students. This zone is the largest one in the world, solely dedicated to higher education and intellectual growth. Physically, it spreads across the area of 129,000,000 sq ft (12,000,000 sq m). Due to its academic nature, most important amenities in this area are the schools, colleges and universities such as the Al Ghurair University, American University in Dubai, American University in the Emirates, Azad University, Amity University Dubai, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani – Dubai, British University in Dubai, Curtin University Dubai,
Dubai English Speaking College, Emirates Aviation University, French Fashion University Dubai, French School Dubai, secondary school, German School Dubai, primary school,
Hamdan eTQM University, Heriot-Watt University Dubai, Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai Men's College campus, Hult International Business School Dubai, Indian Institute of Management Indore Dubai Campus, Institute of Management Technology, Dubai, JSS Academy Dubai, Mahatma Gandhi University Dubai, Manipal University Dubai, Murdoch University Dubai, National Institute for Vocational Education Dubai, Rochester Institute of Technology Dubai, St Joseph University Dubai, S P Jain Center of Management Dubai, SZABIST Dubai, UAE Academy of Hospitality, Universal Empire Institute of Medical Sciences, Universal Empire Institute of Technology, University of Waterloo Dubai and many more.