Institutional Partnerships

Partnerships with key industry leaders and organizations are part of NU-Q's role in supporting the regional media landscape.

Al Jazeera Media Network

NU-Q’s partnership with Al Jazeera Media Network enables students to engage regularly with leading media industry professionals.

The Al Jazeera Speaker Series typically occurs twice per semester at NU-Q, and gives an opportunity for the NU-Q community to gain an insider’s perspective on the media industry. Speakers range from high-level executives at Al Jazeera to producers who report the news as it breaks.

Doha Film Institute

NU-Q and Doha Film Institute (DFI)’s long-standing partnership includes collaborations on research projects, workshops, film screenings, masterclasses, internships, and panel and conference programs.

NU-Q participates regularly in DFI’s annual film festivals Ajyal Youth Film Festival and Qumra. NU-Q and DFI have also collaborated on the publication of Media Industries in the Middle East, a wide-ranging study of regional media industries.

Qatar Computing Research Institute

NU-Q’s partnership with the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) enables collaboration on the production and dissemination of theoretical and practical knowledge of media, communication, and technology through research and intellectual exchange.