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.

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On Campus

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

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Things to Do

Looking for things to do in Qatar?

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Getting Around

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

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Packing Tips

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

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On Campus Housing

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

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Multaqa (Student Center)

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

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Residency Permits and Exits

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

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Student Employment

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

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Student Organizations

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

Physical and Medical Services

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Campus Medical Care

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

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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.