Four New International Universities to Open in Qatar

  • Publish date: Saturday، 14 January 2023
Four New International Universities to Open in Qatar

Four new international universities will soon be approved by Qatar’s education ministry, Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Higher Education Affairs in the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Dr. Khalid Al Ali said.

Set to offer programmes in scientific disciplines required in Qatar’s labour market, the universities are from Malaysia, the US, Australia, and one other country.

Currently, there are 34 higher education institutions in Qatar these include Carnegie Mellon University, Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts, Georgetown University, Texas A&M University, Weill Cornell Medicine, HEC Paris, Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), and Northwestern University.

Meanwhile, in 2022–2023, 2,503 people applied for scholarships, and 977 of them were accepted, Al Ali revealed.

The most popular and sought-after majors are medicine and auxiliary medicine (general medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and nursing), as well as engineering majors such as civil and mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer engineering, and biomedical engineering.

Other popular majors are computer majors such as cybersecurity, information systems, computer science, and information technology.

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