Founded in 1988, the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) is the UAE’s largest applied higher educational institution, and the nation’s first approved university economic free zone, empowering it to graduate companies in alignment with the directives of the UAE’s wise leadership..Explore More
In line with international criteria, the UAE vision and future development requirements, HCT offers approximately 34 programs and 20 concentrations in the academic programsExplore More
The Higher Colleges of Technology offers a wide variety of programmes, covering its core academic Divisions, which are designed to meet the growing needs of the UAE. Prospective students can find detailed information in this section.Explore More
HCT is always keen to enhance the customer experience and facilitate the student service journeyExplore More
e-participation is the participation and contribution by stakeholders and the public in the decision-making process of the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT)Explore More
Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) Libraries are among the best equipped in the Gulf region, housing extensive collections of resources.Explore More
The Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) Fact Book is published electronically on an annual basis by the HCT’s Organizational Excellence Department. The Fact Book provides current and historical information regarding academic programmes, enrollments, graduates and staff.Explore More
Media at HCT, covers a wide range of platforms and mechanisms utilizing the traditional media and New Media alike.Explore More
The Higher Colleges of Technology engages with a number of high profile national and multinational organizations in mutually beneficial partnerships, continuously establishing active and dynamic links, collaborations and relationships with…
The Higher Colleges of Technology engages with a number of high profile national and multinational organizations in mutually beneficial partnerships, continuously establishing active and dynamic links, collaborations and relationships with major companies and organizations in the UAE and with many of the world’s leading universities and organizations
As a result, HCT is playing a major role in meeting the needs of the UAE economy, and the local workforce and community. These partnerships lead to successful knowledge transfers and best practice sharing, as well as facilitating employment and work placement opportunities for HCT students and recent graduates.
The Employability & Industry Engagement (EIE) Department is responsible for overseeing these partnerships and collaborations, as well as ensuring students and graduates are given all possible opportunities to explore and develop their career opportunities, through employment, sponsorships or work placement.
Through close interaction with its industry partners, HCT continuously strives to enhance its program offerings and the HCT students’ academic experience. HCT’s partnerships with industry members open up unique opportunities for students and staff, increase quality of HCT research initiatives, improve teaching and learning standards, and inspire innovation and entrepreneurship. A selection of the partnerships follows.