The World’s First University of Artificial Intelligence Opens in 2020


The global business estimation derived from Artificial Intelligence (AI) is projected to reach over $3.9 trillion by 2022, as per the industry analyst firm Gartner. The firm anticipates that in the next few years, Artificial Intelligence applied to support data science and other algorithm-based reinforcements are going to become the most common use for AI, including about 44 percent of the total. To face industry projections, the community needs to prepare by improving education in AI.

Mohamed Bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) is the world’s premier graduate-level AI University. Delegated after Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces, this AI University will propose a new model of academia and analysis to the field of Artificial Intelligence. The establishment guarantees to provide students and faculty members with entrance to some of the world’s most advanced AI systems in continuation.

In his opening statements, H.E. Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Chair of the Board of Trustees of MBZUAI, and UAE Minister of State announced that the university is “a welcoming invitation from the United Arab Emirates to the nations worldwide to additional harness the potential of Artificial Intelligence.” As per the Al Jaber, the university is investing in human capital, information, and scientific thinking, and the UAE is one of the leading countries to define an inclusive and combined AI vision and strategy that covers multiple areas.

The university is now accessible to the world for registration, and it expects to offer to unleash AI’s full potential. Both local and international graduate scholars are welcome to the unique Campus with state-of-the-art facilities and a cheerful student community. There are six MSCs and PhDs programs accessible, as well as full scholarships. The study plans offer three main specialization areas in Computer Vision, Machine Learning, and Natural Language Processing. All indicated students would receive a total award, monthly stipend, health insurance, and benevolence. The first will begin in September 2020.