DIFC Academy is in partnership with Paris II Panthéon-Assas University and Bayes Business School in offering international programmes in Dubai.

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, announced on September 16, 2018 that The DIFC Academy, a state-of-the-art facility, curating a full range of impactful, regionally relevant executive education programmes, is entering into a partnership with The University of Paris II Pantheon-Assas. The agreement will support the launch of a joint Master of Laws (LLM) in International Business Law.

Through the partnership with Bayes Business School (City, University of London), the LLM (Master of MaritimeLaw) programme is now being offered in Dubai. It is designed to benefit experienced professionals and executives involved in the shipping markets and sectors, and those companies which provide services to the shipping industries. Officials working in the maritime and international trade sector will also benefit from the highly commercial approach taken in the delivery of the programme.