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Welcome to Georgetown University in Qatar

Through the Qatar campus, Georgetown University draws on the diverse economic, social, political, and cultural traditions of the region to provide a world-class education in international affairs.

Global Citizens with a Service Mindset

Our Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service (BSFS) degree program offers students a comprehensive understanding of complex global issues and prepares them to be effective leaders in a world that is increasingly interconnected.

We Cultivate Hearts and Minds

Under the mentorship of our distinguished faculty, students are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and perspectives needed to succeed in their chosen careers. Learn how you can join a community of changemakers working towards a brighter future for all.

Purpose-Led Education

Earn a degree in culture, economics, history, or politics that combines rigorous coursework, experiential learning, and research training with a focus on social justice and personal growth.

A Sense of Belonging

We are a vibrant, multinational community of outstanding students, faculty, and staff, dedicated to the best in scholarship, learning, and service.

Restless Inquiry

We foster a culture of scholarly inquiry that pushes the boundaries of knowledge to offer insights into real-world challenges and opportunities.

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High School Programs

From college preparation summer programs and year-round workshops, to Model UNs, we prepare youth for success at the college level.

Customizable Programs

We offer certificates and custom programs that help build a knowledge economy and contribute to Qatar’s progress toward its national vision.

Executive Master’s Degrees

Our Master’s degrees draw on the full breadth of Georgetown University’s offerings and can be tailor made to meet workforce needs.

University News

Stories about our people, research impact, and events.

How GU-Q Brings Arabic to Life

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How GU-Q Brings Arabic to Life

Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) recently brought Arabic to life through GU-Q Assistant Professor Seerwan Hariry’s Summer Advanced Business Arabic course, which immersed students in real-world workshops and site visits…

Research and Scholarship

We share ideas and shape the future. As a global research community collaborating across our campuses and around the world, we are innovators, incubating ideas to improve our communities and inform policy.

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Faculty Research

Our culture of scholarly inquiry and exploration supports the research of a globally recognized faculty and the emerging scholarship of our students. Explore our current research initiatives and discover ways you can engage with our diverse and thriving research community.

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Center for International and Regional Studies

The Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) is a premier research institute which sponsors major studies of emerging socio-economic and political trends in the Gulf region and beyond.