Decree on higher education institutions

His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, in his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, has issued Decree No. 8 of 2012 regarding the institutions of higher education attached to the Government of Dubai.

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Published: Tue 12 Jun 2012, 9:19 AM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 11:55 AM

The first article of the decree empowers the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) to force any academic, vocational or applied courses offered by educational institutions, which are attached to the Government of Dubai, to comply with the Dubai Executive Council Resolution No. 21 of 2011, which pertains to the higher education institutions operating in various free zones in the emirate of Dubai.

The second article of the decree considers KHDA-attested certificates issued by educational institutions attached to the Government of Dubai to be recognised by all public and private entities in Dubai.

The decree is effective from its day of issuance and shall be published in the Official Gazette.

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