About Qatar University
Qatar University, founded in 1977, is the national university of Qatar. It has the stated vision of "being a model national university in the region, recognized for high-quality education and research and for being a leader of economic and social development."
The university houses seven colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business & Economics, College of Education, College of Engineering, College of Law, College of Pharmacy, and the College of Sharia and Islamic Studies. Qatar University offers undergraduate degrees in all seven colleges and graduate degrees in Business Administration, Education and the sciences.
Approximately 8,000 students from nearly 85 countries attend Qatar University. The Arabic for Non-Native Speakers Program (ANNS) exemplifies this diversity by drawing students from across the Islamic world in addition to Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America. These students engage in a wide variety of activities while at Qatar University, including sports, cultural exchange, and special festivals and events.