For more than a century, Carnegie Mellon University has been inspiring innovations that change the world. Consistently top ranked, Carnegie Mellon has more than 12,000 students, 90,000 alumni and 5,000 faculty and staff globally. In 2004, Qatar Foundation invited Carnegie Mellon to join Education City, a groundbreaking center for scholarship and research. Students from more than 40 different nationalities enroll at our world-class facilities in Education City.
Carnegie Mellon Qatar offers undergraduate programs in biological sciences, business administration, computational biology, computer science and information systems. Carnegie Mellon is firmly committed to Qatar’s National Vision 2030 by developing people, society, the economy and the environment.
Our mission is to connect and reconnect alumni, students, parents and friends to the university and each other through experiences and communications. We aim to sustain and strengthen the lifelong bond between alumni and Carnegie Mellon University. As with many other things, Carnegie Mellon alumni are stronger when they are united.
81 students graduate from Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar
Doha, Qatar: Before an audience of over 1,200 dignitaries, family and friends, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar celebrated its sixth graduating class last night, amid hopes for exciting new beginnings and a fond farewell to Jared L. Cohon, President of Carnegie Mellon. Cohon, who will be stepping down as presiden
Online Arabic bookshop founder eyes US expansion
An online bookshop, launched by a Qatar graduate to promote the education of the Arabic language around the world, is looking to expand to the United States. Founder Jinanne Tabra said she was in the process of setting up a branch of Araboh.com in the US as part of international expansion plans. The online bookstore,
Carnegie Mellon Qatar celebrates the achievement of 48 graduates
Doha, Qatar: In a grand ceremony attended by an audience of around 1,000 guests, 48 Carnegie Mellon Qatar students celebrated their graduation on Monday at Education City. Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Chairperson, Qatar Museums Authority Board of Trustees, delivered the keynote
Carnegie Mellon Qatar announces record number of applicants
Doha, Qatar: Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar announces a record number of applicants for the 2011-2012 incoming class. The number of applicants reached 670, an increase of 26 percent over last year. The growth reflects Education City's prestigious reputation and a greater awareness of Carnegie Mellon's presence in
Western universities opening in GCC at risk of failing
Kuwait: Western-based universities in the GCC are at risk of failing because of difficulty recruiting students and a reliance on outside funding, an economist studying the impact of new institutions says. John Willoughby, an economist at the American University in Washington, speaking at a conference held by the Londo
I love this University. First off, I made a decision to get my degree and didn’t know much about CMUQ coming from the New York. I have learned a lot from my studies here, grown as an individual and professional and overall am a better person because of this school and program. It is a well respected, well rounded University and I have nothing but good things to say about it. Oh and a big shout out to my fave professor, Terrance Murphy – kudos!Almost a Vanderbilt May, 2011
My second home. I love you. Endless nights spent here. Most of the students are really nice kids with a lot of creativity behind them. It’s good to see CMUQ earning a spot among the Middle East’s top universities. Its reputation will definitely help us when it comes time to start applying for jobs!Mudassir April, 2011
Having recently moved from Houston, I have come to appreciate the finer things in Doha. For me, CMU-Qatar is superior to most colleges in the Middle East for 2 reasons:
a) It has an amazing diversity of students from all over the world, some with exceptional IQ
b) Although it offers various programs, I admire their dedicated focus on innovation & engineering.
For someone like myself who intends to work for NASA, CMUQ seems to be my best choice of getting there.
If you get a scholarship to study here, you’re probably one of the luckiest people on earth. Although their tuition fees could be high, they’re well justified for what CMU Qatar offers. This is a place where students from the entire region come to put on their thinking caps and image, innovate and create. I have another two years to go, but have grown to love this place. Have made lots of amazing friends here. They have a terrific panel of professors, ones who appreciate inquiry, questioning and encourage two-way dialogue. Bravo CMUQ!!!Haroon January, 2011
I love this University. First off, I made a decision to get my degree and didn’t know much about CMUQ coming from the UK. I have learned a lot from my studies here, grown as an individual and professional and overall am a better person because of this school and program. Yes it is expensive, but in this day and age going to Carnegie Mellon is as good a guarantee for future career prospects as its every going to get. It is a well respected, well rounded University and I have nothing but great things to say about it.Sibby December, 2010
When my dad and I toured CMU Qatar, the campus was huge! It had a total college town feel, and as a newly settled expat in Doha, it seemed like the perfect place to spend entire days at. For me, the qualities of CMUQ that really stand out are their strong focus on technology and innovation. You’re constantly surrounded by geniuses – students & faculty – their drive & passion definitely rubs off on you. You cant help but excel here. Love this place.GS October, 2010
CMQ made me become more outgoing and it thought me how to take care of myself, and it thought me how to learn. Although its my last year, I continue to meet great friends here. If you want a composed, idealic campus, warm and fuzzy marketing, and hand holding, don’t go here. If you want to learn, expose yourself to all different types of people and cultures, and basically grow up, this is the place for you. Its one of those rare places where once you’re in, seldom do you ever want to leave.Rebecca August, 2010
I’m attending CMU and I love it! The students are great and the professors are excellent. Great way to network also. I have just started the program and it has opened many new doors for me! In fact, I just landed a new position with a great company in Doha. I dont think there is any other college in the region with so much emphasis on innovation and creativity.Younus March, 2010
This was my alma mater for undergrad, and if I had to do it all over again, I’d still come here! With a beautiful campus and grassy quad in the middle of Doha? Yes, yes, and yes! I love how they nurture innovation and creative thinking.Craig February, 2010
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