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Higher Education

06 Sep, 2020
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Higher Education

Opportunities for post-secondary education both within Qatar and for Qataris wishing to study abroad are expanding at a rapid pace.

At the heart of Qatari higher education is Qatar University, a respectable university in the region, with seven colleges and an ambition to grow.

Foreign universities are also establishing branches in the country, giving students more choices for the future.

Post-secondary institutions in Qatar include:

School Phone Number Location
Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar +974 44548400 Education City
College of North Atlantic Qatar +974 44952222 68 Al Tarafa, Duhail North, near Qatar University
Community College of Qatar +974 44593700, 44593701, 44593712 C-Ring Campus, near Abu Obadiah Bin Al-Jarrah Mosque
Faculty of Islamic Studies +974 44546600 Education City
Georgetown University in Qatar +974 44578100 Education City
Northwestern University in Qatar +974 44545000 Education City
Qatar University +974 44033333 Al Jamiaa Street, west of Doha Golf Club and West Bay Lagoon
Stenden University Qatar +974 44888116, 44888126 Next to Hamad Medical Corporation, Al Jelaiat Street, Bin Omran Area
Tajmeel Qatar International Beauty Academy +974 44542422 C Ring Road, Ramada Intersection
Texas A&M University in Qatar +974 44230010 Education City
University of Calgary - Qatar + +974 44065200 Across the horse race track in Al Rayyan, Al Furousiya Street
Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar +974 44020555 Education City
Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar +974 44928800 Education City

Opportunities Abroad

The Higher Education Institute's new Career Development Center offers the best career guidance in the Middle East. The Institute now also performs international standardized tests such as the SAT and TOEFL.

More than 1,500 Qatari's are taking advantage of national scholarship programs to study in more than 40 countries.

Scholarship Requirements

Prospective students may apply for scholarship provided that they’ve been accepted unconditionally into one the universities supported by the Higher Education Institute.