Student Experience

At Northwestern Qatar students engage in a learning environment that includes programs from one of the top universities in the world while capitalizing on its location in the Middle East – offering unparalleled opportunities to learning how to contribute to a better world.


Wildcats at Northwestern Qatar can pursue an academic career in journalism and strategic communication or communication. All students are offered a foundation in the liberal arts, which provides a wide variety of courses across many disciplines including philosophy, Middle East studies, anthropology, and literature.

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Going Global

Wildcats have the option to study abroad and use their skills in a professional setting through Journalism and Strategic Communication Residencies. Opportunities also abound for international experiences outside of Qatar that develop students' leadership skills and global awareness.

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Student Life

Experience outside the classroom is an important part of the Northwestern Qatar experience. From sports programs to film clubs students are offered opportunities to explore and expand the skills they are learning in class. Students are also provided a number of services including career services and mental health and wellness services.

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