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Today, Saturday, June 14th, 2014, during the closing ceremony of the 2014 ICSB World Conference, Dr. Mohamed Albaili from the United Arab Emirates University, ICSB President, Dr. Ruben Ascua and Past-President Dr. Jeffrey Alves took part in the official signing of the 2015 ICSB conference host agreement. ICSB is excited to announce this new partnership and looks forward to working with the United Arab Emirates University to make the 60th Annual ICSB World Conference a success in June 2015.

Stay informed at as we announce conference deadlines, program, and registration information.


About UAEU

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) – the first and foremost comprehensive national university in the United Arab Emirates – was founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling approximately 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science.  With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world.  The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region, which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments.  UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.