Birm uni launches Middle East PPP

16 June 2017 The University of Birmingham has issued a contract notice to deliver a £100m campus in the Middle East.

The institution is seeking a private partner to design, build and finance the campus in Dubai under a 10-year concession.

Under the contract, the winner will acquire designated land within the Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) free-zone from TECOM to deliver the campus as part of its Phase 2 plans, with the university signing a long-term leasehold agreement for its occupation.

The university is set to open Phase 1 of the campus later this year for 250-300 students, with plans to reach 4,500 students seven years after Phase 2 becomes operational in 2020.

Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Agency granted approval for the university to provide undergraduate and postgraduate courses last year.

Interested parties have until 17 July to bid for the contract, which is expected to start at the end of October. 

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This page was last updated on:
15 December 2017.

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