International Students

We welcome visiting study abroad students, whether for a semester, year or summer.  We hope you find the information listed below helpful as you plan for your time in Qatar.

On Campus

Georgetown University is located in Education City with several other universities.

Things to Do

Looking for things to do in Qatar?

Getting Around

Learn about how to get around Qatar, from Taxis, Ubers and Metro.

Packing Tips

Confused about what to pack? We have a few tips.

On Campus Housing

We’ve got a couple of options to help everyone make the most of their time with Qatar Foundation.

Multaqa (Student Center)

Multaqa is designed to connect, engage, and create a sense of community in the heart of Education City.

Residency Permits and Exits

All non-Qatari students attending Georgetown University-Qatar require sponsorship to live in Qatar.

Student Employment

GU-Q offers a number of on-campus employment opportunities for students.

Student Organizations

Student organizations offer a range of activities that empower and prepare students to make a positive impact.

Physical and Medical Services

Campus Medical Care

Qatar Foundation (QF) Primary Health Care Center, located in the Student Center, is the primary healthcare center for GU-Q students.

Off Campus Medical Care

Qatar provides national health coverage for all residents of Qatar. Private hospitals that provide outpatient and inpatient care are also available in Doha.