Qatar University

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world rank  549

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University Overview

Founded in 1973, Qatar University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Doha (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education Qatar, Qatar University (QU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Qatar University (QU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name جامعة قطر
Acronym QU
Founded 1973

University Location

Address Al-Jameaa Street
Doha (population range: 250,000-499,999)

T +974 4403 3333
F +974

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Qatar University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Education and Higher Education Qatar

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019