Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development (QF), has been established to continue fulfilling QF’s vision of unlocking human potential. HBKU is an emerging research university building its foundation upon innovative and unique collaborations with local and international partners.
Located within Education City on the western edge of Doha, the capital city of Qatar, HBKU seeks to provide unparalleled opportunities where inquiry and discovery are integral to teaching and learning at all levels, combining the riches of Arab culture with international perspectives. It will deliver an array of research education Masters and Doctoral programs through its interdisciplinary graduate Colleges: College of Science and Engineering, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, HBKU Law School, College of Public Health, College of Business, and Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies.
HBKU will also offer graduate research degree programs in affiliation with its partners which include branch campuses of some of the world’s leading universities: Virginia Commonwealth University, Weill Cornell Medical College, Texas A&M University, Carnegie Mellon University, Georgetown University, Northwestern University, HEC Paris, and University College London. It will build upon the strengths and synergies of its partners, and proactively reach out to and welcome new partners worldwide to collaborate in research and teaching.
HBKU is committed to its part in achieving Qatar National Vision 2030 by building and cultivating human capacity through an enriching academic experience that extends beyond the classroom. Students will be given a unique platform to enrich their education by integrating their curriculum with society through interdisciplinary research. Through applying creativity to knowledge, students will have the opportunity to discover innovations that will positively impact and contribute to the development of their communities, Qatar, and the world.
Hamad bin Khalifa University – its students, faculty, staff, partners, and leadership – all share a common belief in the power of higher education to make a positive difference in the global community. There is a shared belief that no limits exist to what students can accomplish. By providing students with the best higher education opportunities possible, graduates will be better prepared to walk through the ‘Door to the Future’, shaping a better future for themselves and the world.
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