Higher Education in Qatar: Institutions & Universities

  • Publish date: Sunday، 20 March 2022
Higher Education in Qatar: Institutions & Universities
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HDI stands for the Human Development Index, a statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income indicators, and it ranks countries into four tiers of human development. The United Nations classifies Qatar as a country with high human development, having the third-highest HDI in the Arab world. Accordingly, earning higher certificates and degrees is crucial for getting a professional career in Qatar. For young students that want to continue their higher education in Qatar to earn a decent job, here is a list of all the universities and higher education institutions in Qatar. 

Qatar Supporting Higher Education Sector

Qatar is an incredibly supportive country when it comes to Higher Education for their people, and we see it clearly in the effort they put into facilitating all necessary arrangements and offering a wide range of privileges for them to continue their higher education. 

Qatar encouraged private investment in the higher education sector, so expats living in Qatar have a share of getting a proper high education, and they can choose between 32 private universities in Qatar.  

Qatar Universities & Higher Education Institutions  

Here are Qatar Universities & Higher Education Institutions are their contact number:  

Public Higher Education Institutions  

  • Qatar University: +974 4403 3333  

  • Qatar Aeronautical Academy: +974 4440 8888 

  • College of the North Atlantic – Qatar: +974 4495 2222 

  • Qatar Olympic Academy with Spain's University of Lleida: +974 4494 3411 

  • University of Calgary in Qatar: +974 4406 5200 

  • Qatar Finance and Business Academy with Northumbria University: +974 4496 8333 

  • Community College of Qatar: +974 4401 1500 

  • Qatar Leadership Center with Georgetown University: +974 44578200 

  • Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Centre with Sussex University: +974 40 198 188 

  • Ras Laffan College for Emergence and Safety in Collaboration with Central Lancashire University: +974 40 198 188 

Military Higher Education Institutions  

  • Ahmed Bin Mohammed Military College: +974 4461 9555 

  • Al Zaeem Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Attiya Air College with Aix-Marseille University –France: +974 4461 7735 

  • Police College: +974 2353333 

  • Joaan Bin Jassim Joint Command and Staff College: +974 4020 7228 

  • Mohammed Bin Ghanim Al Ghanim Naval Academy with Piri Reis University:  

  • Police Institute: +974 2353333 

Qatar International Universities 

The following options are international higher education institutions supported by Qatar Foundation:  

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar: +974 4402 0555 

  • Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar: +974 4492 8000 

  • Texas A&M University in Qatar: 974 4423 0201 

  • Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q): +974 4457 8100 

  • Northwestern University in Qatar: +974 4454 5000 

  • Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar: +974 4454 8400 

  • Hamad Bin Khalifa University: +974 4540 272 

  • HEC Paris in Qatar: +974 4454 0161 

  • Education Development Institute in Partnership with UCL: +974 4454 0180 

Private Higher Education Institutions  

  • Al Rayyan International University College previously (Stenden -Qatar University): +974 4488 8116 

  • Doha Institute for Graduate Studies: +974 4035 6888 

  • AFG College with the University of Aberdeen: +974 4420 1000 

  • University Foundation College: +974 4444 1291 

  • City University College with Ulster University: +974 40 198 198 

  • Oryx Universal College with Liverpool John Moores University: +974 4021 0000 

  • Lusail University: +974 4401 1111 

  • Global Studies Institute with the Arkansas State University, the University of South Carolina, and the State University of New York Adirondack 

  • MIE-SPPU Higher Education Institute in partnership with Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) 

All students working and living in Qatar with certificates or degrees from higher education institutions abroad should apply for an equivalency certificate. Verifying certificates in Qatar can be done through an equivalency system established by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education. For more articles about Qatar, visit Qatar Moments