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 TypeAnnual Rental in AED
Studio ApartmentsFrom 20,000
1BHKFrom 38,000
2BHKFrom 47,000

Public Transport in Academic City

MetroRashidiya Metro Station, Creek Metro Station, Al Jadaf Metro Station, Emirates Metro Station and Etisalat Metro Station
Bus RoutesBus – 365, Bus – 366


Academic City Neighbourhoods


Communities and neighbourhoods near Academic City

Dubai Silicon OasisDubai Outsource City (DOC)International City

Play Schools / Daycare near Academic City

Toddlers International NurseryEmirates British NurseryFantasy Town Nursery & Play lounge
Chubby Cheeks NurseryLittle Fingers play area and kids careBritish Orchard Nursery
Lycee Francais International Georges PompidouGerman International SchoolSuper Kids Nursery /Daycare

Parks & Beaches near Academic City

Dfc Beach Meet AreaJumeirah BeachSilicon Park
Triangular ParkCentral parkMushrif Park

Malls near Academic City

Dubai Silicon Oasis – Souq ExtraDubai Outlet MallDubai Festival City Mall
Avenue MallDragon Mart

Supermarkets near Academic City

Margo SupermarketGreens SupermarketCarrefour Market
West Zone SupermarketThomsun SupermarketAll Day Minimart DIAC
Circle KTimePlus Supermarket FzcoAll Day Shopping

Restaurants in Academic City

Set El Sham RestaurantPuranmalRivas Restaurant
Bombay ChowpattyKaake K ManoushaFuel Up
PopeyesCoop RestaurantHungry Hut
Sumo Sushi and BentoTomato and Basilico RestaurantCopper Kettle Restaurant

Nightlife / Clubs / Bars near Academic City

Mr. Toad’s Pub & Kitchen – DSOIncyasChingari

Clinics near Academic City

Estelaza ClinicRed Carpet ClinicMedicure Polyclinic
Farha Clinics Children CentreAster Clinic

Hospitals near Academic City

Magnum Gulf Medical CentreFakeeh University Hospital

Religious Places near Academic City

Al Waha MasjidEPPCO Petrol Station MasjidSt Mary’s Catholic Church
St. Thomas Orthodox CathedralCoptic ChurchShree Krishna Haveli
Shiva TempleShrinathJi TempleSikh Gurudwara
Sindhi Gurdarbar

Hotels near Academic City

Premier Inn Ibn Battuta HotelEmirates Grand HotelGoldstate Hotels
Raintree HotelArabian Park HotelFairmont Dubai
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