About Georgetown University in Qatar

Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) is an additional location of Georgetown University, based in Education City in Doha. The University offers a four year undergraduate program in international affairs leading to the Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service (BSFS) degree. Students have the opportunity to select one of four majors, a minor, and one of three certificates.

GU-Q also provides a variety of executive and professional education opportunities and serves as a residency location for the Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies' Emergency and Disaster Management program.


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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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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