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Welcome to INSEAD Middle East Campus

Drawing on over 50 years of experience at the leading edge of business education and research in Europe and Asia, in 2007 INSEAD strengthened its presence in the Middle East with a campus in Abu Dhabi. INSEAD is committed to developing business education and to bringing advanced managerial ideas and worldwide business practices to the region. The current Abu Dhabi Campus was inaugurated in September 2017 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

INSEAD Middle East Campus in Abu Dhabi 
Al Khatem Tower, 29th and 30th floor
ADGM Square, Al Maryah Island
P.O.Box 48049, Abu Dhabi
Tel : +971 2 651 5200

Operating hours: Sunday to Thursday, 9.00am to 5.00pm, excluding weekends and public holidays.

Map & Directions

As of 03 September 2017, the INSEAD Middle East Campus in Abu Dhabi is located in Al Khatem Tower, opposite the Abu Dhabi Global Market on Al Maryah Island. Al Maryah Island is located at the midpoint between Abu Dhabi's existing downtown district, Al Reem Island and the new cultural district on Saadiyat Island. Getting there from Abu Dhabi International Airport takes approximately 30 minutes, with the best mode of transport being by taxi.

Airport Taxis:

  • A fleet of luxury 6-seater, metered taxis serves Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1 & 3 with multi-lingual drivers and GPS with fares payable in multiple currencies.
  • Standard metered taxis are available at Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 2.
  • Approximate taxi fare AED 65, EUR 16, USD 18.
  • Etihad Diamond First Class and Pearl Business Class guests receive a luxury door-to-door limousine service, which should be booked before departure. Emirates offer the same service to First Class and Business Class passengers from Dubai Airport to anywhere in the UAE.


Middle East Campus Virtual Tour

Committed to Developing Business Education

With over 50 years’ experience in delivering unsurpassed business education and conducting cutting-edge research in Europe and Asia, INSEAD extended its reach into the Middle East in 2007 with the establishment of the campus in Abu Dhabi. INSEAD is committed to developing business education across this dynamic region, offering insights into advanced managerial ideas and worldwide business practices in one of the fastest-growing geographies of the world.


The INSEAD Middle East Campus in Abu Dhabi does not offer on-site accommodation. Abu Dhabi is fortunate to have an extensive choice of hotels in a wide range of price categories. Hotels that are in close proximity to the INSEAD campus are the Rosewood and Four Seasons (on the same island and next to the new Campus), Sofitel and Ramada (10 minutes driving distance to INSEAD campus). INSEAD has negotiated special rates. Please enquire for details.



Middle East Campus Faculty


INSEAD faculty are recruited globally through each academic area and mobile across campuses. There are currently 4 faculty members resident in Abu Dhabi. Since the launch of the campus in 2010, over 90 INSEAD faculty members have taught in the Middle East campus.

Miguel Sousa Lobo

Associate Professor of Decision Sciences
Academic Director of the Middle East Campus in Abu Dhabi

Stephen J. Mezias

Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise

Neil Jones

Senior Affiliate Professor of Strategy

Horacio Falcao

Professor of Management Practice

Thought Leadership


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