Permissions & Requests

This page offers basic information for media outlets interested in accessing the experts and resources at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q). For specific questions, please contact the Office of Communications by phone at +974 4457 8100 or by e-mail us

Filming and Photography on Campus

Georgetown University in Qatar is located on the campus of Education City in Doha, Qatar. Education City is private property. Advertising and commercial filming projects are prohibited except with written permission from the Office of Communications. Call +974 4457 8100 for more information.

Permission to film in any exterior or interior spaces of the GU-Q facilities must be approved by and coordinated with the Office of Communications. Permission must be granted from individual faculty for classrooms and laboratories and by administrators through the Office of Communications for other spaces.

This policy applies to any type of photography — stills, video and film — and to any reporters with cameras. The Office of Communications is available to assist news media with shooting on campus if needed, including setting up locations and gaining access to restricted areas when permission has been granted.

Many facilities on the Education City campus are controlled by the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development. Access to QF – controlled facilities must be coordinated through the Qatar Foundation Communications Directorate. Please call +974 4454 0000 for more information.

Talking to Our Faculty and Experts

Our Faculty members, researchers are highly experienced in their fields of expertise. Should you need to talk or arrange an interview with any of them, please visit the “Meet Our Faculty” page that will help you choose the right person for your issue of investigation.