Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research has campuses in Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. It is a non-profit, independent and coeducational institution founded in 2007. The university is owned by the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and is fully supported by the UAE Government. Modeled around the American system of higher education, Khalifa University is dedicated to provide advance learning by means of teaching and research. The university is associated with the best academic universities around the world.