At a glance

As one of the key pillars of Qatar National Vision 2030, development of the education sector has been at the core of Qatar’s efforts over the past few years. Significant strides were made, and many extensive reforms were implemented with a goal of establishing a world-class education system that offers exceptional opportunities for quality education and training. Such initiatives on promoting a culture of educational excellence reflect Qatar’s determination to create a knowledge-based economy.


World leading universities

With branch campuses in Qatar Education City

$1.4 bn

Research fund

$1.4 billion in research fund by Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF)

What's happening

Qatar Foundation

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) is a non-profit organisation made up of more than 50 entities working in education, research, and community development. Over the span of more than two decades, QF has cemented its role in supporting an innovative and open society that aspires to develop sustainable human capacity, social, and economic prosperity for a knowledge-based economy.


Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) is a governmental funding body, established by Qatar Foundation, to foster original, competitively selected research in engineering and technology, physical and life sciences, medicine, humanities, social sciences, and arts. QNRF provides several funding programmes for students and professionals conducting research projects that incorporate a Qatar-based partner in the academic, public, and private sectors.

Who is already in Qatar?

Qatar education ecosystem

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