Graduate School Search & Preparation

Choosing a Post-graduate Study

Postgraduate study is an exciting opportunity for many GU-Q students. If you are considering grad school, you are not alone. Almost 28% of Georgetown University in Qatar ;graduates continued straight onto further level study. When opting for graduate school, you would want to choose your route with consideration of your interests, passion and your long-term career aspirations. This section of the website provides you with useful information and links to help you research postgraduate study further.

Why pursue a graduate degree?

Students opt to further their studies for a variety of reasons; some choose to become experts in their area of study, while others pursue an academic career with the aim of pursuing further study afterwards. Whatever your motives are, employers are always impressed by post-graduate degree holders, making you more marketable as a professional, and might land you even better compensation at your future job.

Researching Graduate Programs

The Higher Education Institute

The Higher Education Institute scholarship office is responsible for administering scholarship programs which enable Qatari students to be supported in under-graduate and post-graduate studies at the best higher education institutions in Qatar and around the world.

The British Council

Offers a complete education information service providing information on all aspects of UK education

Study USA

Helps you find information on universities, colleges, and boarding schools in the US

USA Study Guide

A comprehensive website on studying in the US  

Study Canada

Resource guide to universities, colleges, and technical institutes in Canada


Aids in the search for graduate programs across North America

Entrance Exams A great resource for information about the most important prep tests, how to prepare yourself to pass the exams, and other resources to help increase your score.

GMAT®: For graduate business/management-related study

GRE®: General and subject tests for graduate study. Click here for GRE® General Test at Home

LSAT®: General and subject tests for studying law

Resources for Exploring Graduate School

University Expo Qatar Annual Event brings together leading educational institutions from around the world to Qatar in a two-day event.

EducationUSA Office

Study in US Guide (Comprehensive guide into U.S.-based study programs)

Manhattan Elite Prep


Get advice on Graduate School

*For more assistance with graduate school information and requirements please reach out to Dean Christine Schiwietz, or see your Academic Advisor.