Georgetown University in Qatar School of Foreign Service prepares students for a variety of careers by providing a four-year liberal arts education through a multidisciplinary program of study.

Why GU-Q

Scholarships & Financial Aid and Accreditation

Scholarships & Financial Aid 
There are several types of funding available for students at Georgetown University in Qatar School of Foreign Service. Learn more

Georgetown University in Qatar School of Foreign Service is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education,  an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.. Learn more


Certificate in American Studies

The program provides students with a solid understanding of the historical development of the American model, society and history, as well as the advanced study of American political processes and institutions. View details


Certificate in Arab and Regional Studies

The program capitalizes on the unique geographical, cultural and academic situation of GU-Q to highlight the connection of regional history with current issues, as well as to stress the impact of culture on the self-understanding of the Arab and Islamic world and its relationship with the West. View details


Certificate in Media and Politics

The program explores the role of mass communication in political, diplomatic, and policy-making processes, as well as the role of politics in the shaping of mass media products and policies. 
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Notable Alumni

William Jefferson Clinton
42nd President of the United States of America

HM King Abdullah II ibin Al Hussein
King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

James A. Firestone
President, Corporate Strategy and Asia Operations, Xerox Corporation

HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani
Deputy Emir and Chairman, Qatar Investment Authority

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Begin the application process for the Fall semester:

Application Requirements

Due February 1:

  • Online Application Form

Due March 1:

  • Personal statement
  • Official transcripts/grade reports (final three years of secondary school and any subsequent studies)
  • Counselor Report
  • Teacher Report
  • TOEFL (code: 8750) or IELTS
  • SAT (code: 4563) or ACT (code: 0669)
  • Photocopy of passport data page(s)
  • Application fee


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