Resources for Planning Graduate Studies

The following offices administer or provide services to support the following tests:


GMAT: for graduate business/management-related study

GRE®: general and subject tests for graduate study

LSAT®: general and subject tests for studying law

CLEP®: to earn undergraduate credit in over thirty subject areas


EducationUSA Office:



Ms. Nahid Lawson at the US Embassy


Tel.: 00974- 496-6749



AMIDEAST serves as representative of the Educational Testing Service (ETS) in the United Arab Emirates, and administers tests on behalf of other organizations as well.

Dubai Testing Center Contact:

Country Director: Mary Corrado

Mailing Address: Block 2B, Office G-01B, Knowledge Village, Dubai

Phone: 971-4/367-8176

Fax: 971-4/367-8039



The following websites can assist you in researching universities and programs abroad for graduate studies:


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. This office is also responsible for following up on scholarship recipients’ financial and administrative affairs, and monitoring their academic progress by communicating with their respective universities, guardians and students themselves via e-mails, phone calls, letters or visits.


The scholarship office administers scholarship programs based on the following geographic distribution:

  • Qatar
  • Arab region and Australia
  • United Kingdom & Europe
  • United States & Canada

Contact Information:

Hessa Al Ali
Director, Scholarship Office
PO Box 35111
Doha, Qatar
Phone: 4560745/6/7/8


The British Council:
The British Council offers a complete education information service providing information on all aspects of UK education.

The Good Guides:
You will find information on every university course in Australia - costs, admission requirements, length, specializations available, detailed profiles and much more. There are detailed descriptions of every campus and institution in Australia, and detailed profiles of every postgraduate course and every postgraduate provider in Australia.

MBA Hobsons:
A site that locates MBA programs around the world.

Study USA:
This site helps you find information on universities, colleges, and boarding schools in the USA.

USA Study Guide:
This 'one-stop' comprehensive website contains all the information needed for a student to make informed and sound decisions about studying in America. From the very beginning, when a student first entertains the idea of studying in the USA, right up to arriving to enroll in the college of choice and finding housing, this site can help.

Study Canada:
Offers a resource guide to universities, university colleges, colleges and technical institutes, career colleges, language schools and secondary schools in Canada.


The International Education:
This site is a guide to study abroad information, advice and opportunities for students worldwide who are considering studying overseas. It includes university advice, college search facilities, student profiles, and articles from the leading journals on international education.