Campus Life

Students at GU-Q

Experience the Excitement of Georgetown Student Life

Here at Georgetown University in Qatar, you’re more than a student – you’re a future leader discovering your passions and learning more about the world around you. Meet new friends, explore new ideas, and develop the skills you need to prepare you for a life of service to humanity.

Our programs, services, and organizations are here to support you during your studies. Whether you want to learn more about our degree programs, philosophies, resources, or services, here you will find all the information you need to make GU-Q feel like home.

GU-Q students on a Zones of Conflict, Zones of Peace trip in 2016.

Learning Opportunities Beyond the Classroom

Learning is much more than what we do in the classroom. Take the ideas and theories you learn in the classroom and apply them to real-world situations. Explore our many opportunities to learn through experience, travel, and service, and reflect on your place in the world.

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New Student Guide

Class of 2025 – our New Student Guide contains key information you’ll need to ensure your smooth transition to Georgetown University in Qatar.

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Accessibility and Accommodations

Our goal is to ensure all our spaces, programming, and materials are accessible to everyone. If you encounter any accessibility barriers at GU-Q, you can request accommodations to help make our services more accessible to you.

Student speaks to an Academic Services representative at orientation.

Academic Services

The Office of Academic Services helps GU-Q students develop and hone academic skills to achieve mastery and excellence.

Students speak to a Health and Wellness representatives at orientation.

Health & Wellness

Explore meaningful ways to improve your quality of life and wellbeing. The Student Wellness & Counselling Center (SWCC) offers many resources for getting involved in the health and wellness communities in Education City and beyond.

Students speak to an IT representative during orientation.

Campus Services

Need transportation to or from campus, pick up your mail, or want to go to the gym? Campus Services is here to support you with everything from campus shuttles to ATM access and event bookings.

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Career Services

Career Services can assist you with career planning, skill development, understanding the labor market, on-campus student employment, and engagement with local employers both while you are a student and when you become part of the Georgetown Alumni community.

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Education City in Qatar

Imagine a campus that brings some of the world’s leading universities to your doorstep. Education City is home to a number of leading universities, start-up incubators, technology parks, heritage sites, cultural institutions, and so much more.

  • 433 GU-Q Students
  • 8 Universities in Education City
  • 3500 Education City Students

QF Housing

Student Housing

Living in student housing puts you at the epicenter of activity for all the universities in Education City. GU-Q Students live together in the same dorm complexes with students from other universities. Make yourself at home on campus with student housing and learn more about housing options, costs, how to apply for housing, and more.

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Student Organizations

Whether you want to bond around cultural activities, join an athletic team, raise awareness around a key issue, or get involved in representative governance, student organizations at GU-Q offer a range of activities that empower and prepare you to serve your community and make a positive impact on the world.

GU-Q Library


The GU-Q Library is your foundation for learning and research. Explore a wealth of knowledge at your fingertips with the library’s preeminent collections, services, and technology.

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The Georgetown University in Qatar Bookstore is your source for all your course textbooks, GU-Q apparel and spirit items, stationery, diploma frames, greeting cards, phone credit, and more.

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Academic Advising

Your academic advisors can help you stay on track towards your degree by identifying and scheduling the right courses and core requirements, connecting you to experiential learning opportunities, and helping you choose the best major, minor, or certificate program to meet your goals.   

Our Programs

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Want to study at Georgetown University in Qatar? We’re here to answer all your admissions questions! Meet the Admissions team, browse our resources, and make an appointment for academic counseling.

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High School Programs

With pre-college activities like conferences, workshops, and coursework, our high school programs help create lifelong learners and prepare students for university-level success.

Student holds BSFS flag at the 2019 Commencement Ceremony.

Undergraduate Studies

Explore our interdisciplinary undergraduate degree program and discover how our School of Foreign Service (SFS) prepares you to address global issues in today’s world – in business, in government, or for a humanitarian agency.