Finding talent

Welcoming talent

Qatar’s vibrant ecosystem of resources and knowledge strengthens its position as the world’s 4th most attractive country for talent and the 45th globally in the Human Development Index. Backed by state-of-the-art educational infrastructure, research programmes and business excellence, Qatar is home to a higher innovation capability, and a true destination for the world’s best and brightest talent. Thanks to its open economy and investor-friendly climate, international companies, today, can become part of a knowledge-based economy where they can cultivate their people with world-class education, training, and research.

1st

In entrepreneurship focus

Ranked 1st in the Arab world for entrepreneurship focus

4th

Most attractive country

World’s 4th most attractive country for talent

$1.4 bn

Research fund

$1.4 billion in research funding provided by QNRF

Leading education institutions, growing talent in Qatar

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Qatar University
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Hamad Bin Khalifa University
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Lusail University
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Texas A&M University at Qatar
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Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar
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Georgetown University in Qatar
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Northwestern University in Qatar
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Weill Cornell Medical School in Qatar

Knowledge resources

The educational infrastructure, research programmes and business excellence are transforming Qatar into a knowledge-based economy.

Qatar National Library
Qatar National Library

Qatar National Library acts as a steward of Qatar’s national heritage by collecting, preserving and making available the country’s recorded history. In its role as a research library with a preeminent heritage library, the Library fosters and promotes a greater global insight into the history and culture of the Gulf region.

Qatar Leadership Centre
Qatar Leadership Centre

Qatar Leadership Centre aims to be a national platform for leadership excellence, in support of the development goals of the State of Qatar. As a national management development institute, it seeks to develop leadership talent amongst Qatari professionals who work in executive positions.

Research base
Research base

Qatar Foundation has funded more than 2,300 projects between 2007 and 2018 and contributes to establishing Qatar as a global research pioneer. At the core, digital research is a priority to ensure businesses are equipped for future industry changes. Similarly, environmental initiatives are led to support investors navigate sustainable business practices.