Programs for High School Students

Educational Enrichment Programs

Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) provides high school students with meaningful and engaging programming to foster lifelong learning prepare them for university-level success.  With pre-college activities that vary from one-day workshops to weekend conferences, to three-week summer coursework, programming is designed to be accessible to every type of high school student.  The Office of Educational Enrichment within Student Development administers this program with the mission of promoting academic and personal growth for students in Qatar and abroad.

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Model United Nations

Debate current global issues and gain insight into the world of international politics and policy-making at the oldest MUN in Qatar.  Also join us in the Fall for our practice MUN.

Qatar High School Students Hone Research Skills at Planet Georgetown Week

Planet Georgetown

If you are in grades 9,10, 11, and 12, you can apply to participate in multiple interactive workshops throughout the year geared towards personal and academic skills building.

Georgetown Global Challengers

Georgetown Global Challengers

High school students in grades 11 and 12 get the unique opportunity to delve deeper into world of social entrepreneurship and business through ten days of workshops and learning exercises in Fall and Spring.


Georgetown Pre-College Summer

Prepare for the challenges of university life through this three-week program which provides SAT/ACT preparation, introduces GU-Q’s curriculum, includes preparatory courses in English and math, and offers study skills workshops. 

Dates Offered

Georgetown Model United Nations (GMUN)

Fall MUN (Schools in Qatar ONLY) – November 4-6 & Spring GMUN (International Conference)- March 3-5. Application for the Spring GMUN is now LIVE!

Planet Georgetown (PG)

September 2021 – April 2022. Application for 2022 workshops will be live shortly!

Georgetown Global Challengers (GCC)

Dates offered: April 3 – 14. Application for the two week program will be live shortly!

Georgetown Pre-College Summer program (GPS)

Dates offered: June/July 2022. Dates and program details to be confirmed shortly.

Past Programs

Georgetown Global Leadership Summer program (GLS)

Date offered: June 2020

GLS was an immersive two week summer program responding to the pandemic, focusing on leadership skills open to all local students in Qatar from grades 9-12. Students focused on areas of personal growth and development through a myriad of workshops and simulation exercises. This program was aimed at providing further support to high school students in Qatar for university-level success and beyond.