GU-Q Graduates Bring Home Platinum and Gold Honors

Our Vision, Mission and Strategy

  • The leading academic institution for International Affairs in the Middle East.

  • Promoting intellectual, ethical and spiritual understanding through serious and sustained discourse among people of different faiths, cultures and beliefs.

  • 6 Key Areas: Research & Scholarship, Curriculum Development  & Excellence In Teaching, Graduate Programs, Community Engagement, Academic Collaboration, and Strategic Enrollment Framework.

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Founded in 1789, Georgetown University is composed of a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of research, scholarship, faith and service.

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Founded in 1919, the School of Foreign Service is a premier school of international affairs, dedicated to educating the next generation of global leaders by providing a rigorous education combining theory and practice while instilling the values of service to humanity.

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Why GU-Q




Notable Alumni

William Jefferson Clinton
42nd President of the United States of America

HM King Abdullah II ibin Al Hussein
King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

James A. Firestone
President, Corporate Strategy and Asia Operations, Xerox Corporation

HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani
Deputy Emir and Chairman, Qatar Investment Authority



Our faculty are some of the most sought-after experts, academics and researchers from around the world

Qatar Foundation

Qatar Foundation (QF) leads human, social, and economic development of Qatar through its commitment to education and research, making Qatar a nation that can be a vanguard for productive change in the region and a role model for the broader international community.

Josoor Institute

The Josoor Institute will educate, empower and support the talented people who will build outstanding and sustainable sports and events industries in Qatar and throughout the Middle East and North Africa. The Josoor Institute will bridge the gap between where we are now as a region, and where we want to be. It will revolutionize the sports and events industries of the Middle East and North Africa.

Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development, has been established to continue fulfilling QF’s vision of unlocking human potential. HBKU is an emerging research university building its foundation upon innovative and unique collaborations with local and international partners.