According to MCC, the university is envisaged as a centre of excellence in hospitality education and training and is affiliated to the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), the largest university in the world.
The Ras Al Khaimah campus, which is the largest of its kind in the region, will offer the full spectrum of courses including diploma, associate degree, degree, postgraduate degree and MBA in hospitality management and tourism.
Classes for the first batch of students will start in February, it was also announced.
"The UAE, serving as a gateway to the rest of the Gulf region, has a fast-growing hospitality sector led by a vibrant tourism and aviation sector," said Tissan Joseph Thachankary, chairman of Emirates MCC University.
"The opening of Emirates MCC University in Ras Al Khaimah creates a new window of growth opportunities for students and professionals, who wish to pursue a successful career in hospitality."