Welcome to GEMS World Academy – Dubai

A message from our Chief Education Officer, GEMS Education and CEO/Principal GEMS World Academy - Dubai.

At GEMS World Academy – Dubai we have a deep and genuine commitment to provide an education that is unsurpassed anywhere in the world. Our mission is ‘Education for a Better World’. This captures the essence of optimism and determination to succeed which permeates the Academy.

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Outstanding IB Results

Congratulations to GEMS World Academy - Dubai students for their outstanding IB results

Outstanding Achievements

  • Dr Saima Rana

    Winner of Best Principal in the UAE – Top Schools Awards, 2023-24

  • Top Schools Award

    Winner of Best School for Girls & Young Women – Top Schools Awards, 2023-24

  • Award-Winning Campaign

    Winner of Four Awards at the Middle East PR Association for the Award-Winning Campaign on Gender Equality 2022-23.

  • Bill Clinton

    School opened by former US president Bill Clinton – 2008

  • Ban Ki-moon

    8th United Nations Secretary - General, Ban ki-Moon has been an Official Ambassador for GWAMUN since 2019

  • Sheikh Nayan visits GWA

    Sheikh Nayan attends GEMS World Academy to launch the new global 'Family First' movement in 2024


Explore GEMS World Academy - Dubai

  • Nursery

    Take your first step towards an IB-through education.

  • Primary Years Programme

    The PYP places the child at the centre of the learning process.

  • Middle Years Programme

    The Academy follows the International Baccalaureate's Middle Years Programme (MYP), which is a natural progression from the PYP and excellent preparation for the DP in Grades 11 and 12.

  • The Diploma Programme

    The IB Diploma Programme (DP) is an academically challenging and balanced programme of education with final examinations that prepares students, aged 16 to 19, for success at university and life beyond

  • IB+

    IB at the Academy provides a unique and distinctive educational experience for our students

  • Our Staff

    Our experienced educators have over 900 years combined IB experience

  • KHDA Report

    Rated 'Very Good' by KHDA since 2015

  • Academic Success

    Our 2023 IBDP graduates achieved a 92% pass rate and average IB score of 32

  • University Destinations

    Our students are accepted into one or more of their top 3 university choices

Welcome to our new senior school campus

Opening August 2024, our new dedicated senior school campus is designed to enhance the educational experiences of students in Grade 9-12. Offering state-of-the-art learning and research spaces as well as a wealth of facilities for sports, media, and the arts, this purpose-built second campus will ensure a seamless transition to higher education for all.

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