Academic City Area Guide

Academic City Area Guide

Academic City, Dubai formally known as Dubai International Academic City or DIAC, is situated along the southern outskirts of Dubai. It was officially launched in the year 2007 by TECOM Group. Dubai International Academic City (DIAC), was built near Al Ruwayyah along the Dubai-Al Ain Road in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. DIAC is located within Dubai Academic City, which spreads over an area of 129,000,000 square feet (12,000,000 m2).

Academic City Rental Overview


Apartment Type Annual Rental in AED
Studio Apartments From 20,000
1BHK From 38,000
2BHK From 47,000

Public Transport in Academic City

Metro Rashidiya Metro Station, Creek Metro Station, Al Jadaf Metro Station, Emirates Metro Station and Etisalat Metro Station
Bus Routes Bus – 365, Bus – 366


Academic City Neighbourhoods


Communities and neighbourhoods near Academic City

Dubai Silicon Oasis Dubai Outsource City (DOC) International City

Play Schools / Daycare near Academic City

Toddlers International Nursery Emirates British Nursery Fantasy Town Nursery & Play lounge
Chubby Cheeks Nursery Little Fingers play area and kids care British Orchard Nursery
Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou German International School Super Kids Nursery /Daycare

Parks & Beaches near Academic City

Dfc Beach Meet Area Jumeirah Beach Silicon Park
Triangular Park Central park Mushrif Park

Malls near Academic City

Dubai Silicon Oasis – Souq Extra Dubai Outlet Mall Dubai Festival City Mall
Avenue Mall Dragon Mart

Supermarkets near Academic City

Margo Supermarket Greens Supermarket Carrefour Market
West Zone Supermarket Thomsun Supermarket All Day Minimart DIAC
Circle K TimePlus Supermarket Fzco All Day Shopping

Restaurants in Academic City

Set El Sham Restaurant Puranmal Rivas Restaurant
Bombay Chowpatty Kaake K Manousha Fuel Up
Popeyes Coop Restaurant Hungry Hut
Sumo Sushi and Bento Tomato and Basilico Restaurant Copper Kettle Restaurant

Nightlife / Clubs / Bars near Academic City

Mr. Toad’s Pub & Kitchen – DSO Incyas Chingari

Clinics near Academic City

Estelaza Clinic Red Carpet Clinic Medicure Polyclinic
Farha Clinics Children Centre Aster Clinic

Hospitals near Academic City

Magnum Gulf Medical Centre Fakeeh University Hospital

Religious Places near Academic City

Al Waha Masjid EPPCO Petrol Station Masjid St Mary’s Catholic Church
St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral Coptic Church Shree Krishna Haveli
Shiva Temple ShrinathJi Temple Sikh Gurudwara
Sindhi Gurdarbar

Hotels near Academic City

Premier Inn Ibn Battuta Hotel Emirates Grand Hotel Goldstate Hotels
Raintree Hotel Arabian Park Hotel Fairmont Dubai
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