Under the presidency of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, UAE, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) is committed to instigate a culture of quality, innovation and research through smart learning in the Arab world, with emphasis on the academic disciplines of business, quality management, education, healthcare and environment. Established in 2002, this innovative higher education project has been conceived, crafted and implemented by Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, HBMSU Chancellor, as a passionate response to the hopes and aspirations of the new Arab generation, with a focus on smart learning as the future of education and empowerment in the region.
HBMSU is a research-based University that has brought about a paradigm shift in smart education in Dubai by designing learner-centric solutions in its strategy. The learner experience at HBMSU is more diverse and innovative than any other campus life. With its unique learning environment (Smart Campus), the University Dubai campus offers a fresher learning experience with the use of technologies in the form of mobile learning, discussion blogs, online classrooms, educational gaming and social networking all suited to meet the needs of working professionals and high-school graduates alike.
The learner-centric environment at the University is reflected in the full support offered to learners with automated pre-enrolment and admission support and learners’ clubs, and additional learning resources such as the Library, Career and Placement Services, using the latest in ICT technologies to communicate with learners across the globe.
To provide high quality programs using virtual learning environment, supporting the pursuit of lifelong learning, addressing critical activities of economic development in the Arab World, pioneering in smart learning, providing unique learners experience and growing knowledge and its dissemination through excellence in research and knowledge transfer.