ADNOC has created a world-class education and energy research ecosystem that harnesses the talent and creativity of Emiratis and supports the development of the oil and gas sector.

Our investments in education and training include the ADNOC Technical Institute (ATI) and a series of ADNOC Schools in Abu Dhabi. 

We also operate a comprehensive Scholarship Programme, first founded in 1974, which enables UAE nationals to pursue post-secondary education opportunities at the world’s leading universities.



ADNOC Schools

Founded in 2008, ADNOC schools teach gifted Emirati and expatriate students, following a rigorous curriculum based on the highest academic standards, and prepares them for admission to the world’s leading universities.

6,000 students are enrolled across four campuses. The first campus is located in Abu Dhabi city, while the other three campuses are located in the Western Region; in Ruwais, Madinat Zayed and Ghayathi. 

ADNOC Technical Academy (ATA)

Established in 1978, ADNOC Technical Academy is an oil and gas training facility that trains and develops young Emiratis to become operators and technicians at the various operational facilities of ADNOC. Through a phased comprehensive 30 months-long training program, that consists of theoretical studies to hands-on experiences and on the job trainings in one of ADNOC’s operating companies, the Academy build the trainee’s technical capabilities and skills, enabling them to commence their careers in the vital jobs of the oil and gas industry. The Academy’s campus is located in Al Shawamekh area in Abu Dhabi, and it includes modern facilities designed to provide a high-quality academic and training environment.. 


Young ADIPEC Program

Held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Tolerance and fully supported by Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), the Young ADIPEC programme is co-located with the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference, taking place from 11-14 November 2019, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.
Aimed at high school students, aged between 14 – 17 years old, Young ADIPEC highlights the wealth and diversity of career opportunities in the oil and gas sector.  It has six components:
1. Ambassadors Programme
2. Outreach Programme 
3. The Industrial Field Trips
4. Alumni Programme
5. Experiential and Edutainment Programme
6. Young ADIPEC Talks

Since its inception in 2013, Over 2,500 students from across the UAE have benefitted from the programme.