Be the knoweldge hub for those creating the future.


Equipping generations of leaders with skills of the future.

“We want to provide the new generations with the skills needed for the future. This is our national duty.”

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Who We Are

Under the directive of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Dubai Future Academy was launched as part of the Dubai Future Foundation in 2017. The Academy’s mission is to deliver educational programs that address today’s pressing challenges by preparing industry pioneers in the UAE to create a better future through a broad service range:

Academy as a venue

For private functions and events.

Flagship Courses

This course focuses on developing a strong baseline understanding of foresight.

Summer Programs

Equipping future innovators with future skills to help them cope with the changing world trends.

Pioneer Series

Lectures from pioneers working on break-through ideas.

Insights of the Future

Exploring the fundamentals of emerging technologies and trends.

Bespoke Courses

The bespoke courses are customized to meet an organization’s needs. We also offer deep-dive’s into a specific topic e.g. AI, machine learning, block chain, robotics etc.

Think Forward

At a time of rapid global change, Governments and organizations around the world are looking for new opportunities and innovative solutions. Growing uncertainty and disruptive technologies make it harder to predict the future and manage change. The Dubai Future Academy teaches the skills in technology insights, foresight methods, artificial intelligence and the latest developments in strategy & leadership.