About

The Qatar-America Institute serves as a forum to discuss the partnerships between academic institutions in the United States and Qatar at every level of higher education, from undergraduate student programs to executive level exchange programs. Through its connections in both countries, QAI seeks to facilitate dialogue between academics to support joint research projects, exchange programs, and more.

Qatar is fertile ground for academic achievement and is expanding its own educational development opportunities constantly, especially through the resources provided by the Education City facility in Doha. Seven different universities in Europe and America have opened programs in Education City, including Carnegie Mellon, Georgetown, and Northwestern, making Qatar an unparalleled regional hub for academic research and advanced scholarship.

QAI will support new partnerships and programs between the U.S. and Qatar, for Qatar’s culture of openness makes it a uniquely powerful leader in the region for groundbreaking research, debate and study. With the groundwork in place and with visiting students from a variety of esteemed U.S. academic programs graduating, there is tremendous talent and growth potential for further academic engagement between the U.S. and Qatar.

ANALYSIS & NEWS

QAI Supports Silatech on the Occasion of the World Youth Skills Day

July 15 marks World Skills Day for Youth. 1.2 billion people between the ages of 15 and 24 make up 16% of the wo...

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QAI Congratulates Amir Berbić for being appointed Dean of VCUarts Qatar

Amir Berbić, a design expert who has worked in the United States, Europe and the Middle East, has been named Dea...

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QAI Hosts Reception Celebrating Doha Debates

On Tuesday, the Qatar-America Institute hosted a reception celebrating the work of Doha Debates, a program of th...

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Qatar University Jumps 56 Places in QS World University Rankings

Qatar University jumped 56 places in the annual World University Rankings published by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)...

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