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International Students

International Students

International Student in Qatar University is defined as, the student who is admitted to Qatar University either in Undergraduate / Graduate / Arabic Program for Non-native Speakers, and issued his Qatari residence permit under Qatar University sponsorship through Scholarships and International Admissions Section.


Scholarships and International Admissions Section supports one of Qatar University approaches in welcoming students from all over the world by adapting different practices that assist applicants from outside Qatar to enroll wide variety of programs in any academic level in the university. Additionally, the Section maintains services that support the enrolled international student's personal growth and progress to reach the academic success at QU; and mentor them to acquire the benefits of the university student-services programs and provides consistent care until they graduate.

Categories of International Students

  • Students granted one of the following scholarships provided by Qatar University:
    • Qatar University scholarship (external/internal scholarship) to study at the Undergraduate level.
    • Short Scholarship to study in the Arabic program for Non-Native Speakers
  • Students bear all study & living expenses (paying students) only obtains QU residency sponsorship to study at QU either in the Arabic for Non-Native Speakers Program, Undergraduate or Graduate level.