Northwestern University in Qatar is located in Doha's Education City, where it currently occupies the top floor of the Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar building. NU-Q’s permanent facility is targeted to open in 2015.

Facilities and Equipment

NU-Q offers students top-rate facilities in which to learn. Our current space in the CMUQ building offers:

  • One 70-student lecture hall
  • One 93-person auditorium
  • One 30-person seminar room
  • Three 25-person teaching labs
  • One 24-person and one 18-person computer lab
  • One library
  • One small video studio used for indoor training
  • Eight video and audio edit suites
  • A student lounge area
  • A dozen other shared seminar and study group rooms of various sizes.

In addition to the facilities in the CMU-Q building, NU-Q has a specially-built studio facility that includes:

  • Two video/television studios
  • One video control room
  • Two audio and five video edit suites
  • One 12-person newsroom
  • Four seminar/classrooms

Students also have access to the latest media equipment available today including:

  • Apple computers with the full suite of Adobe software
  • Nikon still cameras: D90, D300, and D5000
  • Red high-definition motion cameras
  • Marantz audio recording devices
  • Full lighting kit for filmmaking